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The most popular 3D printer made by Creality is the CR-10. The CR-10 had an enormous print area. And that is what the CR-X is based off of. the CR-10 came with a 0.4mm nozzle at a maximum resolution of 100 microns. There is also a heated bed spreading the heat across the glass print surface. There have been a few other models launched, but none of them could repeat the success of this CR-10. But now the Creality CR-X is here, which is a similarly-styled 3D printer with dual extrusion capabilities.


We have been recalling the Creality CR-10 so frequently because the Creality CR-X is based upon the framework of the CR-10. But as you guess, there are many new features over and above dual extrusion printing.





  • Technology: FDM
  • Frame: Cartesian
  • Year: 2018
  • Category: Desktop, semi-assembled
  • Print area: 300 x 300 x 400mm
  • Nozzle size: 0.4mm
  • Z-axis resolution: 0.05mm
  • print speed: 200mm/s
  • 3rd Party material compatibility: Yes
  • Interface: 4-inch color LCD touchscreen
  • Boxed size: 640 x 540 x 340mm
  • Printer size: 550 x 400 x 650mm
  • Packaged weight: 15kg
  • Printer weight: 12kg
  • Power supply: 24V

The Creality CR-X has a new print head design that has two filament feeds going through a single nozzle. As you guess, it’s called a dual extrusion. And this is the first dual extruder 3D printer for Creality.

Download 7 300x169The CR-X is a FDM printer, which means a filament—composed of acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), polylactic acid (PLA), or another thermoplastic—is melted and deposited through a heated extrusion nozzle in layers. This system is used to print clean breaks between the materials. There are two spool holders mounted atop the CR-X feed into two extruders. They are situated on both ends of the X-axis rail. This is where two filaments pass through PTFE tubes into a single Y-splitter feeding into



Most 3D printers come with a software suite, either supplied on disk or available for download, which includes everything you need to get printing. Unfortunately, the CR-X doesn’t offer anything certain. So you have to rely on your experience and knowledge. This doesn’t mean the CR-X will become useless. You just have to search and find which software meets your requirements most.

If you are new in the 3D printing, you should only find a software that controls the printer and a slicer formats the object file into layers based on the selected resolution and so on. If there is a software that will correct problems that could interfere with smooth printing, even better.

the printer’s hot end, before extrusion through a single 0.4mm nozzle.



If your in the need for a good cheap dual extrusion printer with decent quality, than the CR-X is the way too go.

(Note: This is no way an endorsed or sponsored article, we paid for this CR-X ourselves)