Deezmaker Introduces Bukito Portable Mini Printer Kit #3dthursday
One of the new models launching at Maker Faire Bay Area this year that caught my eye was the Deezmaker Bukito — a capable, affordable, portable entry-level model that Whosawhatsis and Diego carried around the Faire, printing on batteries.
Deezmaker announced its Bukito lightweight, portable 3-D printer at Bay Area MakerFaire this year.
The printable space is approximately 5 by 6 by 5 inches (150 cubic inches). Other critical features inherited from its larger Bukobot cousins include sturdy aluminum rails allowing for a stable platform for accurate printing.
According to Diego Porqueras, Deezmaker’s President, the Bukito is a small, rugged printer that anyone can take with them. “It will be ideal for classroom use and can be shared between a few teachers at a school. We built it with an easy-to-grip handle and worked really hard to get the weight down to about 6 pounds.”
150 cubic inches of freedom (5″x6″x5″ / 127 x 152 x 127 mm)
Sturdy Aluminum frame (no wooden parts)
Uses 1.75mm filament
Adaptable to Battery Power
The unassembled printer kit will retail for $649. It is available for preorder now with an expected ship date in late August.
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