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Arduino announces Materia 101 3D printer, will be sold pre-assembled or as a DIY kit

By Shawn Knight
Oct 1, 2014
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  1. DIY electronics authority Arduino is releasing a 3D printer in collaboration with Italian 3D printing specialist Sharebot. The Arduino Materia 101 will be powered by the company's own Arduino Mega 2560 microcontroller and true to their roots, it'll be offered...

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  2. AnonymousSurfer

    AnonymousSurfer TS Guru Posts: 451   +37

    Maybe it's just me, but I think it's kinda cool that 10-20 years from now it'll be safe to say that 3D printers will be a household item for every dad in his workshop. I don't know, but I just seem to dream about when my son asks me to fix something for him and I just print out a new part. Kinda cool to see the transition of how workshops today have a lot of saws and drills, and the workshops of tomorrow will have a 3D printer to replace them (unless you do woodworking)
     

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