When Staples and 3D Systems announced that the 3D Systems’ consumer-grade desktop 3D Printer, the Cube, would be offered in Staples stores in the United States, there was some speculation that this would happen at some indeterminate point in the distant future.
This ahead of 3D printers in Tesco and other office supply retailers rumored to jump on the bandwagon next!
Welcome to the Cube® Experience. Ultra portable, plug and play 3D printer for the home, school or office. Bring your ideas to life.
Plug and play simplicity. Voted MAKE magazine’s easiest to use and most reliable 3D printer. Straight out of the box you can get started immediately with the Cube’s simple setup. Just plug it in and start. The only 3D printer certified for safe at-home use by adults and children….
2nd generation Cube
- ‘Plug and Play’ – works out of the box
- No user training required
- Portable design for classroom, living room or office
- Mac and Windows compatible
- For designers, small businesses, students and kids
- WiFi printing
- Multiple design and performance awards
Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, so each Thursday we celebrate and highlight these bold pioneers!
Have you considered building a 3D project around an Arduino or other microcontroller? How about printing a bracket to mount your Raspberry Pi to the back of your HD monitor? And don’t forget the countless LED projects that are possible when you are modeling your projects in 3D!
The Adafruit Learning System has dozens of great tools to get you well on your way to creating incredible works of engineering, interactive art, and design with your 3D printer! If you’ve made a cool project that combines 3D printing and electronics, be sure to let us know, and we’ll feature it here!
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