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Getting start with XYZ DaVinci 1.0 3D Printer

DaVinci 1.0 3d printer
DaVinci 1.0 3d printer

After having play for a year with a Tobeca Printer, I decided to acquire a DaVinci printer. When I was looking for the Tobeca I was already interested in the DaVinci because of its really low cost. At this time, this printer was not available in Europe and the price for import was too expensive. The printer is actually distributed by Boulanger in France for a price about 500€ making it a really competitive solution with a good technical specification.

The XYZ business model is based on 2D printer business model : have a low cost printer and sell the cartridge at a higher price. For 800g of PLA you have to pay 50€ compared to 30€ for a Kg of standard PLA. By the way, it seems that you can get discount on Wednesday on XYZ website 😉

This post details my end user experience on getting the first print with this printer.

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CES2016 – Last post : some of my favorite exihitors

ces2016bisTo conclude with my CES 2016 posts I want to share what I’ve seen and what surprised me ; it is a mix of fun stuff, 3d printing machine, drone or electronic. To have a complete view of it, you should also read my post about CES unveiled where I already post about my favorite startups.

 

 

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3D printing with a Makerbot Replicator 2

MakerBot replicator II
MakerBot replicator II

I had the chance to print some stuff on a makerbot replicator 2, unfortunately is was not myne but the one of a friend of a friend… By-the-way it was my first and great experience of 3D printing.

This post is my feedback on this experiment

 

 

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