[EMS Discuss] Makerbot Replicator 2
Wed Sep 19 14:06:16 PDT 2012
I *just* came across this before checking my email. News travels fast!
PLA only. :-( I want to print some things that will be out in the weather. (Am I correct, Kassie, that PLA The
example pictures look really nice, however. I wish the pictures were higher resolution.
We definitely seem to be on the cusp of a whole new level of print quality for a fairly reasonable investment.
> No kidding!
> .1mm layer height is pretty impressive. Particularly if it does that with near no tweaking! My best is .06mm and the
> best I've seen is .01mm, regardless they are on par with the best.
> Hardware improvements look meh. The largest improvement is clearly the new slicing engine. They ditch skeinforge!!
> Wonder if I could use it on my machine.
> Nice to see a company trying to tune its machine for performance before sending it out!
> But the cost, 2200 for the single head. Ouch, but might be worth it if you want a no hassle setup on a quality
> machine. Seem like you are paying a lot for getting good software setting.
> On Sep 19, 2012, at 1:01 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>> Now I really want one of these. And it comes fully assembled! Makerbot has come a long way that's for sure.
>> On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 12:57 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>> Holy crap a new replicator:
>> It looks pretty awesome. The resolution increase alone is amazing.
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