Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Microsoft | MakerBot Desktop 3D Printer

MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer - Fifth Generation

This is the MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer and it is available from the Microsoft online store. This is the fifth generation MakerBot Replicator and it defines the new standard of easy use, quality and reliability of 3D desktop printing. This 3D printer is powered by the MakerBot Replicator 3D printing platform which enables the reliability and seamless connectivity. This printer helps you create professional high quality, high resolution realistic prototypes and models that can be used for demonstrations and presentations. This will provide replicas with a smooth to the touch surface that won't need sanding, finishing or post production. This printer has a 3.5 inch full colour LCD display and this display features on board user interface and lets the user access the entire model library and see previews of model files. This printer has assisted build plate leveling with a visual feedback that helps you with the leveling process, giving the user increased precision so the printer works faster and easier with high quality results. This printer has an on board camera that allows remote monitoring, letting the user check the status of the model from their phone and also share photos on social networking sites. The smart extruder has been updated. The retooled smart extruder is easy to swap or replace and automatically detects filament absence and paused the printing when necessary. The fifth generation MakerBot 3D printers have a lightening fast processor that allows rapid printing and there is on board storage for files, models and libraries. This printer has to be connected by USB or ethernet to connect to the network but wifi will be included on the printers soon. There us cloud enabled so user can connect to their library wherever they are and the smart extruder sends notifications to the desktop and mobile apps. The on board utilities help the users set up and maintain the printer. The apps available are MakerBot mobile, MakerBot desktop and MakerBot print shop. Most users prefer the reliability of the single extruder. The single extruder can achieve many of the goals of a multiple extruder including printing multiple colours. To change the colour the print can be paused whilst the filament is swapped or by printing in pieces and assembling after. You can print in multiple colors with a single extruder by pausing a print and swapping filament, or by printing in multiple pieces and assembling. This printer is optimized for MakerBot PLA Filament; This is the best filament and the most consistent filament. This filament is very reliable and it provides the most excellent surface finish and it is offered in a wide range of colours. The build plate leveling process is fast and precise. These apps are completely free and can be found on the MakerBot website. The price of this printer is $2899 but when the currency is changed to GBP the price is converted to £1943.62. The price will vary depending on the currency of the country that the order is placed from so be sure to convert the price into the correct currency to be sure of how much it will cost you. There may be shipping charges for this item so be sure to watch out for that when placing an order. The shipping charges will vary depending on the country that it is being shipped to. 

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