3D printing just got real: The MakerBot Digitizer is up for pre-order

ExtremeTech - As with most emerging technologies, 3D printing has been coming down in price and finding a wider audience. It wasn’t long ago that buying a 3D printer meant assembling it and soldering connections yourself. Those complicated, easily-broken printers have evolved to become more consumer-friendly, and no company is more involved in this shift than MakerBot. The company has been teasing the next phase in 3D printing for a few weeks, and today is the big day. The MakerBot Digitizer lets you turn a real world object into a digital file fit for printing, and it’s now available for pre-order.

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thorstein2862d ago

I am going to buy one and then print more MakerBots and sell them on ebay for a couple hundred a piece.

kingPoS2862d ago

Those obscenely curved figurines sold only in Japan.

Yeah! Reproduce it on demand. lol

NumOnePS3FanBoy2862d ago

so how much is this thing retailing for? wouldn't be surprised if it was close to 1K or more

NumOnePS3FanBoy2862d ago

turns out around 1400-1500.

hazelamy2862d ago

computer, tea, Earl Grey, hot.