The smallest and cheapest 3D-printer iBox Nano can be used as a computer

The smallest and cheapest 3D-printer iBox Nano can be used as a computer

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    iBox Printers Company beginning on the site Kickstarter to raise funds to release 3D-printer iBox Nano. According to the developer, iBox Nano – the smallest, quiet, affordable, and the only battery powered, 3D-printer in the world, where as the consumables used photopolymer resin.

    iBox Nano - единственный 3D-принтер с батарейным питанием

    To get a printer, you need to pay $ 189. In the retail unit is supposed to sell for $ 299. The printer has an interface Wi-Fi. More precisely, it is equipped with a printer used in the mini-PC Raspberry Pi with 8 GB of flash memory, a four-port USB, Ethernet port 100 Mbit / s and the video output HDMI.

    According to the manufacturer, this allows you to use iBox Nano not only as a printer, but also as a computer. Print from your browser can display job to the printer without installing on the client device, which can be, for example, a smart phone, a specific software.

    The advantages of the printer manufacturer considers high resolution – 328 mm horizontally and vertically 0,39-100 microns. The print area is small – 40 x 20 x 90 mm, but the printer itself is very compact. Its dimensions are 85 x 110 x 235 mm and the weight is 1.1 kg. In active mode, the printer consumes 2.7 watts. Without recharging the battery it can work up to 10 hours.

    iBox Nano - единственный 3D-принтер с батарейным питанием

    At the time the news of the $ 300 000 needed for the serial production of the device has already collected more than 160 000. Fundraising will continue for 20 days.

    Sources: iBox Printers, Kickstarter

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