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Posted · Printing in schools

Hi I go to a small school and we got a grant recently for whatever we wanted. We decided to get a 3D printer, among other things. First we saw the Printrbot simple metal, then the Da Vinci, we finally came across the Ultimaker. You guys should make a cheaper 3D printer for schools or DIYers that dont have that much money.

 

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Posted · Printing in schools

Hi and welcome

The Ultimaker kit is not that expensive and is a great start for getting into 3d printing. You have to build the kit but it's a great way to know how the printer works, and as a final result you have a very good printer that won't dissapoint you which is a great plus :)

 

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Posted · Printing in schools

I believe the um2 go was created to be that cheaper alternative.

Then again, knowing most schools here, cheap is never cheap enough, as they tend to look at the initial price and not as much towards quality in the long run.

 

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Posted · Printing in schools

the difference between cheap and inexpensive or (cost efficient) ;-)

I usually go for inexpensive

just my 2c

kuno

 

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