Ultimaker is taking the opportunity and publicity at this years CES 2015 technology show to unveil its latest 3D printers in the form of the Ultimaker 2 Go and Ultimaker 2 Extended.
The Ultimaker 2 Extended 3D printer has been specifically designed for the enterprise market and will be priced at around $3000, offering speeds of up to 300mm/s, 0.02mm layer resolution and a 10 cm (4 inches) larger build volume.
Where as the smaller Ultimaker 2 Go 3D printer has been designed for portability and will be priced at around $1450. The Go 3D printer has positioned itself to compete against the likes of the MakerBot Replicator Mini and Siert Wijnia, CEO of Ultimaker explains :
“After receiving recognition and awards from the leaders in the industry, we were inspired to make these new versions of the ground breaking Ultimaker 2, supporting our vision to aim for the ultimate 3D printing experience,”
“The Ultimaker 2 Go is a compact printer that is easy to use as a starting printer while the Ultimaker 2 Extended has added a ten centimeter larger build volume for users who want to create larger and more complex projects.”
The range of Ultimaker 2 3D printers is capable of printing both PLA and ABS filament and more information can be found over on the official Ultimaker website.
“Ultimaker 2 Go 3D printer is the perfect solution for makers who want to start with 3D printing on a premium level. This lightweight Ultimaker 2 Go offers a high-quality product with a friendly interface which makes it an ideal starter machine for new users.
Through it’s slimmed design, together with its dedicated portable packaging, it is the perfect 3D printer for the maker on-the-go and allows people to use it easily in different contexts. Because of its compact design and allowing a quick start the Ultimaker 2 Go is not equipped with a heated bed. You can now start your print even faster.”