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Introducing the Da Vinci Mini 3D Printer
June 16 | BY Robert McCown, Community Technologist
We have a new Tech Kit at Do Space: the da Vinci mini Maker 3D printer.
It's small enough for you to take to a corner or table at Do Space and learn how to use a 3D printer. The build size is 6" x 6" x 6" so it's great for smaller objects. There are fewer settings to get hung up on for your first time. It has three that correspond to layer height and speed which covers the basics for most prints. There's also options for supports, brim, and infill which you can dive into for more difficult 3D models once you get more comfortable with the machine.
The printer requires filament from daVinci so we usually have the following colors on hand: red, green, yellow, and blue. Just like the Taz 3D printer, the cost of using our filament is $0.05/gram. Just like all of our tech kits, the printer has to be used at Do Space. Also in case you're wondering, it can print a fidget spinner or just about any other free .stl file from places like Thingiverse.com and myminifactory.com
Robert is a Community Technologist at Do Space from Lincoln. When he’s not tinkering with his 3D printers he’s making costumes, props, and butter passing robots.