Small 3D Printer - the M3D
It is no doubt that 3D Printers are changing the way industries do things. This is evident with DioWarriors as we mostly use 3D Printers for nearly all of our production. Since a lot of the things we do are small props we really don't need many large printers. We do have them, but the bulk of our prints tend to be small stuff. So we've been looking around for small 3D Printers.
Recently I came across a small "micro" 3D Printer called the "Micro 3D Printer" or simply M3D. It's a tiny one, lightweight, capable of printing PLA and ABS plastics at 50 microns (the smaller the microns the better) and above, for a very attractive price: $349.
It's a bare bones system at that low price, but the company's checkout process enables add-on options and other things, including longer warranty and extra parts. They also have a number of filaments to select from their store.
The small size makes it convenient to take it to a convention and demo the DioWarriors props being printed right there on the table. It's small enough to use as a prop itself, I suppose -- build a diorama around it.
All-in-all the M3D is a low cost printer to experiment with and DioWarriors can use it to add to our production. Or at the least this little printer can be used for the prototyping stage.
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