European Beauty, Brains & Brawn: be3D Makes DeeGreen 3D Printer Available Globally, Retails Under $2K
The DeeGreen 3D printer coming from be3D, a Y Soft company, has it all–and now it’s going global. A comprehensive mid-level 3D printer meant for the desktop, the DeeGreen 3D printer has brains, beauty, and brawn. Not only that, it’s extremely user-friendly, which for most of us busy people is a quality that needs to be at the top of the list.
Meant for a wide range of users, be3D had everyone from students and hobbyists to fashion designers and architects in mind when they made this printer. While it’s aesthetically pleasing, and capable of producing extremely high-quality 3D prints, be3D also makes it very easy for the user to work on creating–eliminating time spent on fiddling with and fixing hardware. One important feature is that it offers automatic pad calibration, offering efficiency and making workflow easier.
We’ve followed be3D as they initially unveiled this 3D printer at the German trade show, CeBIT Hannover 2014, have reviewed it previously with high accolades, as well as following recent last year’s funding by Y Soft, and their impressive business growth strategies.
Offering an extremely solid structure featuring a magnetic panel and door closures, auto-stop, auto-bed calibration and a two click-to-print interface, the company wants users to get what they expect out of 3D printing today: to be able to pull it out of the box and go straight to work creating–not functioning as a hardware specialist. be3D seems to have completely accomplished their mission in creating a turn-key, quality product that allows users to churn out 3D prints without failure–and without spending hours learning how to use it first.
“With DeeGreen, we feel we have created an affordable, high quality, 3D print device that meets the needs for rapid prototyping and creating objects for educational purposes,” said David Miklas, CEO, be3D. “The worldwide availability of DeeGreen is a major step for us in contributing to 3D printing innovation.”
The DeeGreen runs on DeeControl software, created by be3D. The proprietary control software adds layering and additional data to the 3D file, which can first be created in numerous common modeling programs.
It uses PLA filament and boasts a simple loader for materials. The DeeGreen has also been heavily tested with great success to ensure safe operation, and be3D reports that it has received CE, FCC and EAC certifications among others. Retailing at $1,890 (USD), the DeeGreen is backed by worldwide support from Y Soft, and also comes with:
- One-year warranty
- DeeControl software
- Power and USB cables
- Filament holder
- Memory card
- Cleaning tools
PLA filaments are available in a variety of colors, and the DeeGreen can be purchased through a large network of global distributors and resellers. Find out more here.
- Printing field: 5.9 x 5.9 x 5.9 in (150 x 150 x 150 mm)
- Accuracy X/Y: +/- 0.003 in
- Accuracy Z: 0.003 / 0.005 / 0.007 in
- Nozzle diameter: 0.015 in
- Weight: 48.5 lbs
- External dimensions 19.4 x 15.5 x 15.3 in. (495 x 395 x 390 mm)
- Maximum speed: 3.54 in / s (90 mm / s)
- Printer control: Touchscreen
- Interior lighting: LED
- Printable material: PLA, woodFill (0.068 in), (supposedly can also work with ABS, but not recommended)
- Inputs USB, SD card
While the retail price may be a bit more mid-level, users can look forward to a quality package that has all the features and plus some of what they are looking for, as well as offering European style for a great look on the table or desk.
be3D also offers another 3D printer, the DeeRed. With headquarters in the Czech Republic, the company is also represented across the globe, to include Europe, North and South America, Australia, Japan, and the United Arab Emirates. As we reported previously, Y Soft invested a majority stake in be3D just last year.
What do you think about the DeeGreen’s expanded availability? Let us know in the DeeGreen Review forum thread on 3DPB.com.
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