New 3D Printer Uses Visual Monitoring for Remote Builds

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Dremel has unveiled a new model in its DigiLab line of fabrication tools targeted toward advanced education users. The new 3D45 is a 3D printer that offers support for expanded filament types, including nylon, polycarbonate, PLA and EcoABS, a form of ABS that is produced in an "environmentally sustainable" manner.

The new, single-extruder model also offers:

  • Remote build management, including network support, a 720p camera for monitoring the build, monitoring of multiple 3D printers and a cloud-based slicing tool;
  • Support for WiFi and Ethernet (in addition to USB for offline printing);
  • Heated plate and removable build platform, with support for extended builds of up to 10" x 6" x 6.7";
  • Semi-automatic (guided) build plate leveling (two-point);
  • RFID for automatically changing settings based on filament type;
  • Full enclosure;
  • 4.5-inch color IPS touchscreen;

The 3D45 supports macOS and Windows operating systems and can work with .stl and .obj files.

The DigiLab 3D45 is available now for preorder with an MSRP of $1,799 and is expected to ship in September. Further details can be found at digilab.dremel.com.

(Story via THE Journal)