[EMS Discuss] Makerbot Replicator 2

Ben Hallert - Vipmail EMAIL HIDDEN
Wed Sep 19 14:36:24 PDT 2012


For $2800, I would hope it'd mix colors in the nozzle and shoot celebratory lasers at the end of each job.  Also, 3D scanner.

- Ben

On Sep 19, 2012, at 2:11 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> Someone was telling me that Makerbot has announced that another replicator 2 will be released in January that will have dual extruders and will be available for $2800.  I don't know where they got that information but I hope it's true.
> 
> On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 2:06 PM, <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
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> 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.
> 
> -Darrell
> 
> > 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.
> >
> > どうぞおげんきで
> > Kassie
> >
> > On Sep 19, 2012, at 1:01 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
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> >> Now I really want one of these.  And it comes fully assembled!  Makerbot has come a long way that's for sure.
> >>
> >> Rick
> >>
> >> On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 12:57 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
> >> Holy crap a new replicator:
> >>
> >> http://makerbot.com/
> >>
> >> It looks pretty awesome.  The resolution increase alone is amazing.
> >>
> >> Rick
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