Archives for June 24, 2014

Printrbot Releases New Simple Maker Kit

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The 3D printing trend has already been a big influence in industries and technology. As the technology improved, more companies are seeing the possibilities for more uses. Aside from that, the printers are also becoming more affordable and smaller for more consumers. This encourages more people to test out the machine.

Desktop printers are already more affordable for the average buyer. The DIY 3D printer kits allow tinkerers to build their own printers at a cheaper cost. This trend will soon make the 3D printers a common device in every home.

Printrbot

Printrbot is a known company for their high-quality and affordable 3D printers.It started in 2011 and is headquartered in Lincoln, California. It aims to offer affordable printers to educators and makers in the whole world. With the company’s expertise in product development, it continues to provide functional and valuable products to the consumers. With its Printrbot Simple line, Printrbot was awarded by MAKE Magazine for best value.

The company offers both assembled and DIY printers. One can purchase and FDM printer from Printrbot for only below $500. Those who are willing to spend time in building their own printer can get it for a cheaper price.

The Newest Simple Maker Kit

Printrbot recently released the newest additions to their Simple Maker Kit. The Printrbot Simple is the company’s entry-level printer. These kits already have new features added from the previous generation.

Brook Drumm, the chief executive officer and founder of Printrbot, said that the company is retiring the assembled version, so they are retiring it but doubling on the DIY kit.

They are sacrificing the margin in order to provide the best and affordable kits to the public. These kits also have easier instructions for the construction and better metal upgrades.

Drumm added that using their kits is the best option for those who want to test out the technology at low prices before making an investment.

The Kit’s Content and Features

This latest DIY kit is redesigned and rebuilt to provide better performance. The kit will include an aluminum extruder, auto level sensor, a Z-axis coupler, aluminum print bed, four Nema 17-stepper motors, pulleys, and GT2 belts.

This latest Printrbot Simple Maker features a cleaner design, especially the electronics underneath. The laser-cut parts are also clearly labeled to make the assembly easier. Buyers don’t have to be worried about the durability of the printer because of its improved rigidity.

The new DIY kits are priced at $349, the same price as the old models. A kit is 9.3 pounds in weight and 10 x 10 x 4 inches in size.

3D Printers at Home

The 3D printing trend has already been a big influence in industries and technology. As the technology improved, more companies are seeing the possibilities for more uses. Aside from that, the printers are also becoming more affordable and smaller for more consumers. This encourages more people to test out the machine.

Desktop printers are already more affordable for the average buyer. The DIY 3D printer kits allow tinkerers to build their own printers at a cheaper cost. This trend will soon make the 3D printers a common device in every home.

Printrbot

Printrbot is a known company for their high-quality and affordable 3D printers.It started in 2011 and is headquartered in Lincoln, California. It aims to offer affordable printers to educators and makers in the whole world. With the company’s expertise in product development, it continues to provide functional and valuable products to the consumers. With its Printrbot Simple line, Printrbot was awarded by MAKE Magazine for best value.

The company offers both assembled and DIY printers. One can purchase and FDM printer from Printrbot for only below $500. Those who are willing to spend time in building their own printer can get it for a cheaper price.

The Newest Simple Maker Kit

Printrbot recently released the newest additions to their Simple Maker Kit. The Printrbot Simple is the company’s entry-level printer. These kits already have new features added from the previous generation.

Brook Drumm, the chief executive officer and founder of Printrbot, said that the company is retiring the assembled version, so they are retiring it but doubling on the DIY kit.

They are sacrificing the margin in order to provide the best and affordable kits to the public. These kits also have easier instructions for the construction and better metal upgrades.

Drumm added that using their kits is the best option for those who want to test out the technology at low prices before making an investment.

The Kit’s Content and Features

This latest DIY kit is redesigned and rebuilt to provide better performance. The kit will include an aluminum extruder, auto level sensor, a Z-axis coupler, aluminum print bed, four Nema 17-stepper motors, pulleys, and GT2 belts.

This latest Printrbot Simple Maker features a cleaner design, especially the electronics underneath. The laser-cut parts are also clearly labeled to make the assembly easier. Buyers don’t have to be worried about the durability of the printer because of its improved rigidity.

The new DIY kits are priced at $349, the same price as the old models. A kit is 9.3 pounds in weight and 10 x 10 x 4 inches in size.

3D Printers at Home

With the continuing price drop of 3D printers, it may not be too far ahead that every home will have its own machine. 3D printers might even replace the 2D printers. Aside from acquiring the device, this also helps in fueling knowledge in making and designing through 3D printers. A 3D printer can encourage intuitive and better designing, engineering, and even entrepreneurship. This is also a helpful tool for education and can be used in teaching kids at home.