R QIDI Technology X Smart3 3D Printer Review

We have reviewed many of the A-list 3d printers which have been getting tremendous number of reviews everywhere, including Amazon, YouTube and others. In this post we are going to review the specifications of R QIDI technology X-Smart 3 3D printer which is an epic fit for the new beginners and a new generation 500mm/s high-speed desktop FDM 3D printer.  In this review we have put the QIDI X-Smart 3 through its paces to see if it lives up to its claims of fast, high-quality printing for beginners. Here’s a breakdown of its specs, features, and my overall impressions:

#1 List of Specs of QIDI X-Smart3

  • Print Volume – 175 x 175 x 170 mm (6.89″ x 6.89″ x 6.69″)
  • Print Speed – Up to 500 mm/s
  • Acceleration – Up to 20,000 mm/s²
  • Nozzle Temperature – Up to 260°C
  • Heated Bed Temperature – Up to 120°C
  • Filament Compatibility – PLA, ABS, PETG, TPU, Nylon, etc.
  • Connectivity – Wi-Fi, USB
  • Slicer Software – QIDI Slicer, Fluidd Console
  • Auto Leveling – Yes
  • Enclosed Or Not  Yes

#2 Features of QIDI X-Smart3

I) CoreXY Structure

This design promises high-speed printing with reduced vibrations and improved print quality.

II) Klipper Firmware

Known for its speed and customization options, this firmware opens doors for tinkering and optimization.

III) Auto Leveling

Simplifies setup and ensures consistent print quality.

IV) Enclosed Build Chamber

Allows printing with ABS and other temperature-sensitive filaments, and reduces warping and drafts.

V) Removable Magnetic Build Plate

Makes removing prints easy and prevents damage to the plate.

VI) Large Touchscreen Display

Intuitive interface for controlling the printer.

VII) Dual Fan Cooling

Improves print quality and overhangs.

#3 Some Of The Strengths of QIDI X-Smart3

i) High Print Speed

The X-Smart3 boasts impressive speed, reaching 500 mm/s in ideal conditions. This can significantly reduce print times, especially for smaller objects

ii) Excellent Print Quality

Reviews suggest the printer delivers good detail and accuracy, even at high speeds

iii) Wide Filament Compatibility

Supports various filaments, including ABS and TPU, expanding printing possibilities

#4 User-Friendly Features

  • Auto-leveling, enclosed chamber, and magnetic build plate make it beginner-friendly
  • Open Source and Upgradeable: Klipper firmware allows for customization and future upgrades

#5 Odds

  • Smaller Build Volume: Compared to some other printers in the price range, the X-Smart3’s build volume might limit larger projects
  • Limited Community Support: While the printer is relatively new, the user community and available resources are still growing
  • Potential Noise Concerns: High-speed printing can be noisy, and the enclosed chamber might amplify it
  • Proprietary Software: While the QIDI Slicer is decent, some users might prefer the flexibility of open-source options