Solidoodle 2

3D Printing & Imaging Workshop
Solidoodle 2

An undisputed value leader — and a hint of good things to come.
Torture test print. Click to view large.

LET’S GET ONE THING STRAIGHT RIGHT OFF THE BAT: the Solidoodle 2 is a machine that simply would not have been possible a few short years ago.

In 2009, when MakerBot introduced the Cupcake CNC kit for under $1,000, it was a shot across the bow of the professional 3D printer industry: home 3D printing is here. Here’s another: the Solidoodle 2 costs $499 for the base model, prints better than the Cupcake, and comes completely assembled.

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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Just Released! 2014 MAKE Ultimate Guide To 3D Printing

  • Primo Features Heated platform, full enclosure, prints out of the box, low price point
  • Print volume 6″×6″×6″
  • Print speed 50mm/sec
  • Print material ABS, PLA
  • Resolution (z-axis) 0.1mm–0.3mm
  • Machine software Printrun/Pronterface
  • Slicing software Slic3r
  • OS supported Windows, Mac, Linux
  • Open Source Yes
  • Price as tested $699 assembled
  • PedigreeOriginal
  • Print without PC? No
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