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If Ultimaker decides to release an Ultimaker Mini Kit - I'll be all over it. You know, something with a small nozzle (like 0.2) tuned for small and intricate prints.

 

Absolutely! I would be client no. 2!!! :cool:

 

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Here's another Ultimaker ripoff.

 

What's cool though, is the size. If Ultimaker decides to release an Ultimaker Mini Kit - I'll be all over it. You know, something with a small nozzle (like 0.2) tuned for small and intricate prints.

 

Don't count me in as no. 3 client, using one of these for a year now, and a lot cheaper :)

http://www.amazon.com/Printer-Extruder-Nozzle-0-2mm-0-3mm/dp/B00ESZL90S/ref=sr_1_31?s=industrial&ie=UTF8&qid=1396976144&sr=1-31&keywords=printer+nozzle

 

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Interesting... What is your experiance with this small nozzles?

 

Hi,

Obviously printing takes 2 times longer and using small layers.

I,ve sharpened it as much as possible, to prevent bending and moving of higher prints, because of the drag.

Its a little higher (1mm) then a standard nozzle, so you have to adjust your z switch or bed every time when changing.

But while searching yesterday I saw sets in different sizes (0.4, 0.3, 0.2) sold as well, that's more convenient.

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looks very cute.. ahhh a little baby ultimaker...

but i have to ask... if you have a nice ultimaker1 original with 2 or 3 different nozzless.. you can print amazing prints...

so whats the big thing about a little smaller printer ?

Ian :-)

 

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ok... but still... im not sold... iv seen people race around with ultimakers on the backs of their bikes... carry them in IKEA blue bags while shopping.... its not a big problem....

if the print quality some how was a lot better.. then id say.. cool ok...

But this just seems like a..... dud concept when you can grab yourself a bombproof ultimaker1...

Ian :-)

 

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It's the same as with 7" and 10" tablets. You can carry the 10" tablet everywhere. However, a 7" tablet is more comfortable to transport...

I didn't say carrying an UM1 is not possible.

I know there is an english guy who can even carry a small car on his head... :p

 

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Hi,

Obviously printing takes 2 times longer and using small layers.

I,ve sharpened it as much as possible, to prevent bending and moving of higher prints, because of the drag.

Its a little higher (1mm) then a standard nozzle, so you have to adjust your z switch or bed every time when changing.

But while searching yesterday I saw sets in different sizes (0.4, 0.3, 0.2) sold as well, that's more convenient.

 

Thank you for the details - great looking pictures.

Could be worth trying especially as I print a lot of very small things for my mcpX BL RC helicopters...

Maybe I´ll order a set and give it a try on my second head... :-)

 

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@Ian: I "only" have an UM2. And obviously a mini Ultimaker would be perfect for micro tinkering and printing small objects with lots of details. That's what I want it for.

I went so far and kickstartered this mini printer:

 

It is so small and cute. Would be the perfect printer to show around and loan to friends (in order to get the hooked). Because, you know, I can't give my UM2 away. The void it leaves ist too hard to bear :)

 

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