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.
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.
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