4 Best 3D Printer For Action Figures

Here are the best 3D printers for action figures. Most of them will be desktop printers for home use.

Our Best Picks

Anycubic Photon

Why get this one? Anycubic 3D printers are ranked on the top for making action figure models. It's by far the most well-made printer for the long run, and great for the money compared to other SLA/DLP type printers.

Up To 47 Microns (Z Layer) - Print as many details as you need as small as 0.047mm as long as the design is printable on this printer

UX Friendly - Includes 2K LCD screen so the user can work the slicer software and monitor the print in real-time

Better Print Quality Than FDM - Make action figures with way more quality using resin (Post-processing experience required)

Extremely Simple Setup - Assemble everything under 30 mins (Manual leveling required)


  • Printer Technology: DLP
  • Print Speed:
  • Build Volume: 115 x 65 x 155mm
  • Bed Leveling: Manual
  • Slicer: Anycubic Photon Slicer
  • Touchscreen: 2.8-inch color screen
  • Layer Resolution: 25-100 microns
  • Connectivity: USB, SD Card

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ELEGOO Mars 2 Resin 3D Printer

Why get this one? - ELEGOO printers create high-quality resin parts that are an excellent choice for making small action figures. It's the middle ground between the older machines' affordability and fast printing capabilities of the newest printers.

4X Service Life - ELEGOO Mars 2 lasts longer and prints faster than other RGB LCD type 3d printers, the user can expect it to work more efficiently with more stable performance. In addition, Mars 2 filters out carbon residue to keep smell & any irritant odor away from the user

Fast Printing For Higher Quality - Get 10mm more room to print with up to 50-micron resolution with improved UV light emission

Easy To Setup - Just like other printers we've recommended in this list. It's a slick All-in-one enclosed unit that comes assembled, and the user can get straight to resin printing

Very Sturdy Build - Rock solid overall CNC constructed main body on a stable workbench without wobble

Large Print Volume - Above-average build volume for making creative ideas come to life


  • Printer Technology: UV Photocuring
  • Print Speed: 30-50 mm/h
  • Material: 405 nm UV Resin
  • Build Volume: 129 x 80 x 150mm
  • Weight: 13.7 lbs
  • Bed Leveling: Manual
  • Slicer: ChituBox
  • Touchscreen: 2.8-inch color screen
  • Layer Resolution: 0.01 - 0.2mm (200 microns
  • File Type: STL, OBJ, DAE, AMF
  • Connectivity: USB

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Dremel Digilab Idea Builder 3D20

Why get this one? Dremel makes some of the best industrial tools and 3D printers. It's one great entry-level PLA-only printer that offers great quality on small action figures at a reasonable price.

Faster Setup Saves Time - Preassembled all in one unit, just feed the filament, level the bed (Manual), and start printing

Built-In Cooling - Cools extruder to ensure PLA is evenly layered to minimize misprints

Fully Enclosed - Prevents dust, retain print temperature, keep the noise down for a better printing experience at the workstation

Great For Starters - Simple UX design allows users with limited 3D experience to adapt and print easily

Microwave Size - The Dremel 3D20 is the size of a standard microwave so it fits in any workspace for hobbyists and beginners at home

Large Online Support - Reliable open source support network and communities the users can always fall back to when running into problems or need creative solutions


  • Printer Technology: Cartesian FDM
  • Material: FDM Only
  • Print Speed: 100 m/s
  • Filament Diameter: 1.75mm
  • Build Volume: 230 x 150 x 140mm
  • Weight: 19.6 lbs
  • Extruder: Single, up to 230 °C
  • Bed Leveling: Manual
  • Slicer: Anycubic Dremel & Simplify3D
  • Touchscreen: 2.8-inch color screen
  • Layer Resolution: 0.1mm (100 microns)
  • File Type: G3DREM Only
  • Connectivity: USB, SD Card, Dremel Print Cloud

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Creality Halot Sky

Why get this one? The fully assembled Creality Halot Sky is the biggest printer compared to all the others we have recommended. It's an amazing printer that can produce very detailed (well-designed part) models in a short amount of time.

The quality is very similar to the Anycubic Photon, but the Halot Sky provides more print volume if a larger part needs to be printed.

4K monochrome LCD (3840X2400) - High resolution 4K monochrome screen works up to 2000 hrs, 4X longer than conventional LCDs

More Room - Print bigger parts using this printer if the Anycubic Photon doesn't have the room

Precision Integral Light Source Control - Precise optical layout to make higher precision prototype models

Flip Up Cover - Retrieve parts easily while making way less mess compared to other resin printers, and it's much easier to clean the inside

Backup Screen Protector - Popular in recent resin printers to prevent resin drips to damage FEP sheets


Printer Technology: UV LCD
Print Speed: 1 - 4 s per layer (60mm / h)
Material: 405 nm UV Resin
Build Volume: 192 x 120 x 200mm
Weight: 36.4 lbs
Bed Leveling: Manual
Slicer: Creality
Touchscreen: 2.8-inch color screen
Layer Resolution: 10 microns
File Type: STL, OBJ
Connectivity: Wifi

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