A new modular 3D printer has been launched via Kickstarter this week and already raised over $3 million thanks to nearly 3,000 backers still 29 days remaining on the campaign. The Snapmaker 2.0 modular 3D printer combines three desktop devices in one offering a laser engraver, desktop CNC machine and 3D printer in one smart, powerful machine. Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the features and functionality of the modular 3D printer which is now available to back with earlybird pledges available from $599 or roughly £458. If all progresses smoothly with manufacturing worldwide delivery is expected to commence during November 2019.
Constructed using high-precision parts and an overall upgraded design, Snapmaker 2.0 is able to consistently print, engrave, cut, and carve objects in high resolution. The repeatability of the machine is 0.005 mm, and the homing repeatability is 0.01mm. Snapmaker 2.0 is available in three different versions depending on your needs and requirements, A150, A250 and A350. The smallest opposite workspace 160 x 160 x 145 mm while the largest offers a workspace of 350 x 320 x 330 mm.
“A wide variety of materials you find in daily life are laser engravable or cuttable, including paper, plywood, leather, acrylic, cardboard, paper, fabric, and even food like cookies and coconuts! CNC carving is ideal for precisely carving or cutting hard materials. With Snapmaker 2.0, you won’t be limited with the options of plastic or soft materials, and you’ll be able to use the following materials for your creative projects: hardwood, PCB, acrylic, POM, carbon fiber sheet, and many more materials.”
“As an innovative Snapmaker owner, you can further enhance your creativity with a wide variety of add-ons to personalize your Snapmaker 2.0. For greater level of applications, we’ll have Enclosures, Lights, a Handwheel, an Emergency Stop Button and a Camera available for preorder soon!”
For a complete list of all specifications and available pledge options jump over to the official Kickstarter crown campaign page by following the link below.