NOW 18 MONTHS OLD, THE ULTIMAKER IS A VERITABLE CLASSIC IN 3D-PRINTER-YEARS But even as it ages, this kit has unique fea- tures and a speed-centric design unlike any other printer we tested. Let’s see how the machine keeps pace with the new crop of entrants.
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2013 MAKE Ultimate Guide To 3D Printing
- 3D Printers Buyer's Guide — 15 Reviewed
- Getting Started in 3D
- Learn the Software Toolchain
- 3D Design for Beginners
- 3D Printing without a Printer
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- Primo Features High-speed Bowden extruder, huge build volume, fine layer height, optional controller with SD card, active community shares improvements
- Print volume 8.3″×8.3″×8.3″
- Print speed 150mm/sec
- Print material PLA, ABS
- Resolution (z-axis) 0.1mm– 0.04mm or finer
- Machine software Cura
- Slicing software Cura
- OS supported Windows, Mac, Linux
- Open Source Yes
- Price as tested $1,556 kit + $105 controller
- Pedigree Original
- Print without PC? Optional, SD card