An Illusion? Kogan 3D 'da Vinci' Printer $700

Written by Oonagh Reidy     08/05/2014 | 15:31 | Category: TOMORROW'S TECHNOLOGY

Prints cups, smartphone cases in 12 different colours.

An Illusion? Kogan 3D 'da Vinci' Printer $700

Announced this week, the da Vinci 1.0 3D Printer is the world's cheapest plug-n-play 3D printer. 

Made by XYZPrinting, da Vinci 1.0 3D Printer is being flogged from Kogan.com for just $699. It is already available on other markets, globally, and is designed for households and small businesses. 

Kogan claims to be the first local retailer with a 3D Printer for under $1000. Da Vinci prints large sizes - 20% larger than rival 3D printers, at 20 x 20 x 20cm.


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XYZ's cloud database has thousands of items, which you can create and customise, from bowls, cups to homewares and smartphone cases. And make them real by just hitting print.    

The 3D masterpiece prints in 12 different colours while the cartridges cost $39 a-pop. It uses Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) technology. 

The da Vinci also got a nod from the 2014 CES Editor's Choice Award. 

It has 4 printing modes including ultra fast, fine and speed. 

It has smart design safety features to protect users from high printing temperatures, and easy-to-install refillable filament cartridges. 

Da Vinci is compatible with Windows XP (Net 4.0 required), Windows 7, 8 and Apple Mac OSX 10.8 64-bit +. 

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