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Thank you all for taking the time to respond! I'm passing on the laptop specs to our central library IT group to help them focus on an appropriate laptop. We will not allow direct connects to the printer, instead requiring a flash card type method for loading the designs. We at our library will be installing the design/slicer SW, so the above recommendations will be of great help! Once we have the portable unit put together I'll post what we chose and how it's working out. Thanks again!
Hi all. We are a VERY small community library who're trying to increase our youth and young adult traffic by purchasing a 3D printer for end user projects. We have a local company who already does a lot of printing and who has volunteered to advise us on getting started and hold our hands as we mature. Based upon their recommendations we've purchased a Creality Ender 5 Pro 3D Printer, which should arrive at the library next week. Our expectation is that we'll also purchase a laptop onto which we can install the suite of software our casual designers will find most useful. My questi