XYZprinting is Bringing the Da Vinci Pro 3D Printer to Maker Faire New York

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3dp_xyzifa_logoSingaporean 3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting first showed off their new Da Vinci Professional 3D printer last week at Berlin’s IFA consumer electronics show, but unfortunately they were a little light on details. We already know that the Pro is being aimed directly at the business and consumer market, will have a heated printing bed and is set to be their first 3D printer that will work with non-proprietary filaments. But beyond that there weren’t really any more specifics coming out of Berlin. However, as XYZ readies their new printer for its first United States showing at next week’s Maker Faire in New York they are finally filling in some of the blanks.

According to XYZ the Da Vinci Professional was designed as a high-performance 3D printer specifically for the needs of designers, engineers, architects, or any business in need of an affordable and user-friendly 3D printer capable of high-volume printing. The Pro will include WiFi connectivity, removing the need for extensive in-office cabling and wiring. WiFi is an ideal solution for a business with multiple employees using the same 3D printer, and it can also be run from Android and iOS devices. Additionally XYZ threw out their native printing software, widely considered their least attractive feature, and built an entirely new software bundle for the Pro designed to accommodate users of all skill levels.

3dp_xyzifa_proOf course the real selling point is the fact that XYZprinting is finally releasing a 3D printer that doesn’t require the use of their proprietary, and notoriously unreliable, chipped spools of filament. Yes, the Da Vinci Professional will support ABS and PLA filaments from any materials manufacturer. This opens up the Da Vinci hardware to a huge range of new colors and advanced filaments for the very first time. The Pro will also feature flexible printing preference settings so users can adjust the printing speed and temperatures, opening it up to even more exotic 3D printing material options.

“With the ability to use all of the world’s new, diverse 3D printing materials, the da Vinci Professional will unlock countless possibilities to replicate a wide variety of objects,” said CEO of XYZprinting Simon Shen.

Here are the Da Vinci Professional Specs:

  • Technique: FFF/Single Head
  • Dimension: 18.1 x 21.9 x 20.1 inch (468 x 558 x 510 mm)
  • Weight: 26 kg
  • Maximum Build Volume: 7.87 x 7.87 x 7.87 inch (200 x 200x 200 mm)
  • Print Resolution: 0.1 /0.2 /0.3 /0.4 mm
  • Software: XYZware for Pro
  • Operating System: Windows 7 and above, Mac OSX 10.8 and above
Da Vinci 1.1

Da Vinci 1.1

Last week independent 3D printing industry analyst company Canalys released new industry data showing that XYZ has shipped more 3D printers this year than any other manufacturer. The company cited XYZ’s low buy-in cost as being an attractive alternative to small and mid-sized businesses looking to explore 3D printing without the cost of high-priced consumer machines. Specifically making a low-cost alternative for business environments is a pretty shrewd move on XYZ’s part. The Pro also does a pretty good job of addressing customer gripes and complaints about the rest of their line of 3D printers by addressing both the software issue and the proprietary filament.

New York Maker Faire on September 26th and 27th

New York Maker Faire on Sept 26th & 27th

Unfortunately XYZ has still not released any pricing details, however I would be really shocked if the Pro wasn’t priced well in line with the rest of their printers. Currently their most expensive standard FFF 3D printer is the Da Vinci 1.1 priced at just under $700. But we’ll let you know as soon as the Da Vinci Professional gets a set price. In the meantime, if you’re going to be in New York for the Maker Faire on September 26th and 27th you can see the Pro in action for yourself at booth number PV10 located in 3D Printing Zone 2.

Have you had a chance to use this new machine?  Let us know what you thought in the Da Vinci Pro forum thread on 3DPB.com.

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