3D Printing Store Opens In NYC
MakerBot has opened its first physical store in NYC, and has released the new Replicator 2 desktop printer.
MakerBot has opened its first retail store in New York, which will sell 3D printers, supplies, and gifts made on MakerBot machines created at the company’s workshop. Visitors will be able to watch demonstations and experience MakerBot technology, such as the newly released MakerBot Replicator 2, the 2nd iteration of their desktop 3D printer.
The gadget features 100-micron layer resolution, setting a new standard in professional looking models, and enables users to make objects up to 410 cubic inches in volume. The Replicator 2, which will be priced at $2,199, also has a new sleek and streamlined look. Check out the printer’s announcement video below:
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