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Wednesday, 27 November 2013 11:16

Solidoodle Announces 4th Generation 3D Printer

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Brooklyn-based Solidoodle unveils the Solidoodle 4, the company’s sleek, new 3D printer for the consumer market. Reflecting today’s trend of aesthetically minded products, the Solidoodle 4’s fully enclosed design incorporates style with increased functionality and accessibility. Features include build capabilities up to 8 in x 8 in x 8 in, high-resolution .1mm prints, enhanced calibration, heated bed, and easy filament installation. The enclosure provides for even quieter performance and a low-profile aesthetic that fits in any room while the easy-open lid and door retain a user-friendly design, giving customers the both of best worlds.

Standard Features:

  • Creates plastic parts up to 8" x 8" x 8"
  • Uses 1.75mm plastic filament (ABS recommended, PLA possible)
  • Heated Build Platform
  • Resolution up to .1mm
  • 13.5" x 14" x 15" case footprint (L x W x H)
  • Internal Steel frame
  • Powder coated steel enclosure
  • Easy-open lid for quick access
  • Fully Assembled & Tested

With the new product, Solidoodle announces their first national retail partnership with electronics chain Micro Center. The printer will be on Micro Center shelves during the holiday season responding to high consumer demand.

“Our mission is to get more people creating! 3D printers are an amazing tool for today’s innovative society. With the Solidoodle 4, anyone can bridge the gap between digital and physical,” says Solidoodle founder and CEO Sam Cervantes. “Developing 3D printers that are affordable and easy to use is key to our growth and success, and our new product is a major step in that evolution. I’m thrilled to have Micro Center as our first US retail partner. They have a longstanding reputation in the electronics retail space — I actually purchased my first Macintosh 512K from Micro Center in the 1980s. So I am a huge fan of their stores and having our products on their shelves is a dream come true.”

Solidoodle, founded in 2011 by aerospace engineer and 3D printing industry-veteran Sam Cervantes, builds the most affordable fully assembled 3D printers on the market for both professional and consumer use. Built in Brooklyn, New York, more than 7,000 Solidoodle 3D printers have sold to customers around the world.

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Tuesday, 20 November 2012 09:30

Solidoodle Introduces New 3D Printer

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Solidoodle, the leader in affordable 3D printers, announces the Solidoodle 3 – 3D printer, providing one of the largest build areas in the consumer 3D printer class. With printable dimensions of 8” x 8” x 8” (512 in³) — more than twice the volume of the Solidoodle 2 (216 in³) — users will be able to print large objects with up to .1 mm in layer resolution. Priced at $799, this latest addition keeps with Solidoodle’s commitment to providing consumers with high-quality, plug-n-play 3D printers. The new printer is available for pre-order and will begin shipping in January 2013.

“I’m absolutely ecstatic about the success we’ve seen this year,” says Solidoodle CEO Sam Cervantes. “By offering the Solidoodle 3, we will be able to help satisfy a need for an even larger-format 3D printer while keeping with our focus on affordability and usability.”

Growing Demand

With burgeoning growth in the 3D printer market and a need for an affordable, high-quality option, Solidoodle’s ability to deliver on value has propelled its own rapid growth. Within its initial year of operations, the company has grown to over 60 employees and has delivered over 1,200 printers. With the announcement of its latest model, Solidoodle expects to see a record-breaking 2013.

Solidoodle, founded in late 2011 by aeronautical engineer and 3D printer industry-veteran Sam Cervantes, builds affordable 3D printers for both professional and consumer use. Solidoodle was named among CNET’s “Best of NY Tech Day 2012” out of more than 200 tech startups. Made in America, Solidoodle printers sell across the globe from Brooklyn to Brazil, with orders placed in more than 30 countries to date.

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