New 3D Printer Offers High-Res Scanner, Laser Engraver and Built-in Wi-Fi
Taiwan-based 3D printer
manufacturer XYZprinting has launched a
new feature-packed printer suitable for education.
The da Vinci
1.0 3-in-1 features a high-resolution scanner,
laser engraver and has built-in Wi-Fi connectivity, all while taking up
modest amount of space at 18.4 x 20 x 22 inches.
integrated 3D scanner has a 360-degree rotating platform
and the ability to scan models from different angles, which can then be
into one image. It also includes dual-laser scanning technology,
distortion; auto-imaging within five minutes; and the ability to edit,
re-position and use post-production software
laser engraver option means that you can switch out the
3D printing extruder to engrave designs into a range of other materials
wood, leather and cardboard.
the Wi-Fi connectivity, the maker-user can connect
through a laptop or desktop computer from any location.
da Vinci Pro 1.0 is available from XYZprinting's online
store for $899. Likewise, it is available from Amazon, Best Buy and
with the primary "3-in1" features, the new printer
also has adjustable heating, speed and retraction settings and an
print bed to decrease the potential for warping. It is compatible with
non-proprietary filament so that users can print with thermoplastic
of their own choice.
introduced during International CES in January, the da
Vinci Pro 1.0 is one of seven 3D printers that XYZprinting has brought
market in recent months. However, the da Vinci Pro 1.0 is now available
launch of the professional da Vinci Pro 1.0 2-in-1
reflects our commitment to the needs of more advanced customers looking
features and functionalities to 3D print with accuracy at a large
XYZprinting CEO Simon Shen.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.