The Tiko—a cheaper, more reliable reinvention of the 3D printer—will make chronic tinkerers smile

One look at the Tiko and “cheap” would be the last thing to come to mind. With a prism-shaped unibody casing, it’s both sleek and futuristic. But do not be fooled! The casing does much more than just give the printer the mean look of a winner.

With a unibody casing in a sturdy shape, the Tiko is immune to many common printing problems. Unlike many other 3D printers, there isn’t a lot going on in terms of screws, axles and moveable parts. This means Tiko doesn’t suffer the plight of its brothers: inaccurate printing, compulsory calibrations and mechanical complexity.

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