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M3D Announces the Availability of the M3D Pro and M3D Micro+ 3D Printers

M3D Announces the Availability of the M3D Pro and M3D Micro+ 3D Printers

Few 3D printer crowdfunding campaigns have been more successful than that of M3D back in 2014. Their Kickstarter campaign for the M3D Micro 3D printer reached its funding goal in minutes and went on to bring in more than $3.4 million altogether. A second Kickstarter campaign introduced the M3D Pro last year, and while that campaign […]

Few 3D printer crowdfunding campaigns have been more successful than that of M3D back in 2014. Their Kickstarter campaign for the M3D Micro 3D printer reached its funding goal in minutes and went on to bring in more than $3.4 million altogether. A second Kickstarter...
Tiko Finally Admits Defeat, But M3D Comes to Backers' Rescue: CEO Michael Armani Tells Us What's Going Wrong with All These 3D Printer Kickstarters

Tiko Finally Admits Defeat, But M3D Comes to Backers' Rescue: CEO Michael Armani Tells Us What's Going Wrong with All These 3D Printer Kickstarters

Perhaps you’ve noticed a worrying trend lately – there seem to be more and more Kickstarter campaigns that succeed fantastically, raising funds that far surpass their goals and gathering a base of excited backers, only to burn out even more fantastically, either towards the end of the campaign or after it’s already closed. Suddenly, the […]

Perhaps you’ve noticed a worrying trend lately – there seem to be more and more Kickstarter campaigns that succeed fantastically, raising funds that far surpass their goals and gathering a base of excited backers, only to burn out even more fantastically,...
CES 2017: 3D Printing Days Three and Four in Photos

CES 2017: 3D Printing Days Three and Four in Photos

As CES continued, the energy never abated in Las Vegas. With most of the major announcements having been made on Thursday and Friday, that left Saturday and Sunday more available for time to walk the exhibit floors — and there was certainly a lot to see, as the Consumer Technology Association explained: “With more than […]

As CES continued, the energy never abated in Las Vegas. With most of the major announcements having been made on Thursday and Friday, that left Saturday and Sunday more available for time to walk the exhibit floors — and there was certainly a lot to see, as the...
CONTEXT: Desktop 3D Printer Market Continues to Grow While Industrial 3D Printers Are Down - But Not For Long

CONTEXT: Desktop 3D Printer Market Continues to Grow While Industrial 3D Printers Are Down - But Not For Long

You’ve likely heard someone repeat the statement “One day, there will be a 3D printer in every home!” at some point. Whether that’s true or not remains to be seen, and some industry experts still express doubt that consumer 3D printing is the future of the industry. Numbers don’t lie, however, and according to the […]

You’ve likely heard someone repeat the statement “One day, there will be a 3D printer in every home!” at some point. Whether that’s true or not remains to be seen, and some industry experts still express doubt that consumer 3D printing is the...
Who Wants a Free 3D Printer? Now You Can Win One Thanks to M3D!

Who Wants a Free 3D Printer? Now You Can Win One Thanks to M3D!

Over the years, we have seen the prices of 3D printers drop further and further toward a point where the majority of working class families can feasibly have a miniature additive manufacturing machine in their living rooms, garages or offices. Businesses small and large can now prototype ideas and inventions for a small fraction of […]

Over the years, we have seen the prices of 3D printers drop further and further toward a point where the majority of working class families can feasibly have a miniature additive manufacturing machine in their living rooms, garages or offices. Businesses small and...
Let the 3D Printing Sparks Fly! Pinshape Announces 'Design for Electronics' Challenge

Let the 3D Printing Sparks Fly! Pinshape Announces 'Design for Electronics' Challenge

Get into gear and power up, makers! With so many different mediums and materials being combined today in the world of 3D technology, the field is ripe for exciting and challenging contests. Often it seems as soon as one ends, several more are beginning. With the latest from Pinshape, however, many creative individuals are going […]

Get into gear and power up, makers! With so many different mediums and materials being combined today in the world of 3D technology, the field is ripe for exciting and challenging contests. Often it seems as soon as one ends, several more are beginning. With the...
M3D Returns to Kickstarter With the Brand New M3D Pro - Will They Beat Their Own Fundraising Record?

M3D Returns to Kickstarter With the Brand New M3D Pro - Will They Beat Their Own Fundraising Record?

The name M3D is pretty much synonymous with Kickstarter success. The 2014 crowdfunding campaign for their Micro 3D printer is a famous one, reaching its funding goal within minutes and going on to raise a ridiculous $3,401,361 by the time it ended. So the fact that the Maryland-based startup has launched a new Kickstarter today surely has […]

The name M3D is pretty much synonymous with Kickstarter success. The 2014 crowdfunding campaign for their Micro 3D printer is a famous one, reaching its funding goal within minutes and going on to raise a ridiculous $3,401,361 by the time it ended. So the fact that...
Promoting 3D Printing With 3D Printing

Promoting 3D Printing With 3D Printing

It seems any time a conversation about desktop 3D printing comes up, somebody will utter the words, “toys & tchotchkes.” You can almost feel the air deflate from the conversation. Those in the business will immediately fire back with all the great things they’ve seen produced on these machines. From prosthetics to orthotics, and everything […]

It seems any time a conversation about desktop 3D printing comes up, somebody will utter the words, “toys & tchotchkes.” You can almost feel the air deflate from the conversation. Those in the business will immediately fire back with all the great things they’ve...
3D Printer Buying Guide 2016

3D Printer Buying Guide 2016

So you want to buy a 3D printer, but you don’t know where to start. I don’t blame you, there are a lot of 3D printers out there from a lot of manufacturers with names that you’ve never heard of, it is enough to confuse and scare off anyone. So we’ve put together a list […]

So you want to buy a 3D printer, but you don’t know where to start. I don’t blame you, there are a lot of 3D printers out there from a lot of manufacturers with names that you’ve never heard of, it is enough to confuse and scare off anyone. So we’ve put together a...
M3D Sees Record Growth in 2016 - Cites Benchmark Sales, Staff Expansion and Key Patent Awards

M3D Sees Record Growth in 2016 - Cites Benchmark Sales, Staff Expansion and Key Patent Awards

The Micro 3D Printer is the little 3D printer that could. M3D’s Micro 3D Printer was the #1 Kickstarter campaign of all time for the 3D printing space, earning $3.4M. They received recognition from Guinness World Record charting and M3D’s accolades go well beyond the digital realm. By going to market, the company fulfilled a secondary […]

The Micro 3D Printer is the little 3D printer that could. M3D’s Micro 3D Printer was the #1 Kickstarter campaign of all time for the 3D printing space, earning $3.4M. They received recognition from Guinness World Record charting and M3D’s accolades go well...
Global 3D Printer Market Up 19% in 2015 as Industrial and Commercial 3D Printer Sales Drop, XYZprinting Remains on Top

Global 3D Printer Market Up 19% in 2015 as Industrial and Commercial 3D Printer Sales Drop, XYZprinting Remains on Top

As desktop 3D printer sales started to soften at the end of 2014 and into 2015, many in the industry were predicting that the public’s love affair with 3D printing was over. The sense was that the industry would revert back to its focus on professional-grade 3D printers while desktop 3D printers remained a novelty. […]

As desktop 3D printer sales started to soften at the end of 2014 and into 2015, many in the industry were predicting that the public’s love affair with 3D printing was over. The sense was that the industry would revert back to its focus on professional-grade 3D...
3D Printing at CES -- Part Two: The Printers

3D Printing at CES -- Part Two: The Printers

Have I mentioned how much I love going to the Consumer Electronics Show? Not only do I get to geek out on all the amazing gadgets, but I get an opportunity to see some of the latest advancements in 3D printing technology. This year though, I think it was more about what you didn’t see, […]

Have I mentioned how much I love going to the Consumer Electronics Show? Not only do I get to geek out on all the amazing gadgets, but I get an opportunity to see some of the latest advancements in 3D printing technology. This year though, I think it was more about...
MatterHackers Introduces MatterControl T10 at CES, Adds New Products to Store

MatterHackers Introduces MatterControl T10 at CES, Adds New Products to Store

MatterHackers has officially announced the release of their latest version of their 3D printer controller, MatterControl T10, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV. MatterControl T10 is an Android-powered touchscreen controller, like the original MatterControl Touch (T7), that gives users the ability to create, edit, and prepare models directly from their printer. However, instead of a 7” screen, the […]

MatterHackers has officially announced the release of their latest version of their 3D printer controller, MatterControl T10, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV. MatterControl T10 is an Android-powered touchscreen controller, like the original...
New Filaments from M3D Provide the Benefits of ABS and PLA without the Drawbacks

New Filaments from M3D Provide the Benefits of ABS and PLA without the Drawbacks

If you’re a Kickstarter fan, especially one who follows 3D printing, you’ll remember the record-shattering Kickstarter campaign by M3D. The campaign, designed around the innovative Micro 3D printer, reached its $50,000 goal within minutes, and raised an unbelievable $3.4 million by the end of the month, essentially assuring that the company would never need to turn […]

If you’re a Kickstarter fan, especially one who follows 3D printing, you’ll remember the record-shattering Kickstarter campaign by M3D. The campaign, designed around the innovative Micro 3D printer, reached its $50,000 goal within minutes, and raised an...
How to Kickstarter: The Runaway Success of the M3D Micro 3D Printer and Why It All Worked

How to Kickstarter: The Runaway Success of the M3D Micro 3D Printer and Why It All Worked

Ever since the two-year Pirate3D debacle finally came to an end a few weeks ago I’ve been ruminating on Kickstarter campaigns and their place in the 3D printing industry. Crowdfunding holds a special place in this industry, so many of today’s success stories started as hopeful Kickstarter campaigns that it’s easy to forget the hundreds […]

Ever since the two-year Pirate3D debacle finally came to an end a few weeks ago I’ve been ruminating on Kickstarter campaigns and their place in the 3D printing industry. Crowdfunding holds a special place in this industry, so many of today’s success stories started...
M3D Micro 3D Printer to Be Launched into Retail Market at New York's Maker Faire, Priced from $399 to $449

M3D Micro 3D Printer to Be Launched into Retail Market at New York's Maker Faire, Priced from $399 to $449

While crowdfunding launches can be challenging, hard work, and a total crapshoot for many, we see a lot of really successful and downright impressive campaigns happening for innovative 3D printing companies today. It would be hard to compare any, however, with the staggering success of the M3D Micro, which was made available on Kickstarter last […]

While crowdfunding launches can be challenging, hard work, and a total crapshoot for many, we see a lot of really successful and downright impressive campaigns happening for innovative 3D printing companies today. It would be hard to compare any, however, with the...
A Simple 3D Printed Rabbit Charm is the Winner of the M3D & 3DShare 3D Design Competition

A Simple 3D Printed Rabbit Charm is the Winner of the M3D & 3DShare 3D Design Competition

Back in May, we announced the launch of a new 3D design contest that was being held by 3D printer manufacturer M3D and 3D printing repository 3DShare, in conjunction with ourselves here at 3DPrint.com. The contest focused on asking designers to come up with 3D printable products that were simple, yet useful. Judges would be looking […]

Back in May, we announced the launch of a new 3D design contest that was being held by 3D printer manufacturer M3D and 3D printing repository 3DShare, in conjunction with ourselves here at 3DPrint.com. The contest focused on asking designers to come up with 3D...
M3D Enthusiast is Inspired to Create Heated Print Bed for Micro 3D Printer, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

M3D Enthusiast is Inspired to Create Heated Print Bed for Micro 3D Printer, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

As the Micro 3D printer by M3D went down in Kickstarter history amassing hundreds of thousands of dollars within its first hour of launching, many users were able to take part in history–and take advantage of putting their money down for a great piece of equipment at an incredible price. Offering compact size, quality, and a […]

As the Micro 3D printer by M3D went down in Kickstarter history amassing hundreds of thousands of dollars within its first hour of launching, many users were able to take part in history–and take advantage of putting their money down for a great piece of...
3D Printing: Breaking Into the Consumer Market -- Who Will Be First?

3D Printing: Breaking Into the Consumer Market -- Who Will Be First?

A woman is busy making dinner for her family. She turns on the oven, but the knob to control the temperature breaks in her hand. Rather than panic, she heads to her computer and looks up the manufacturer website for the brand of oven she has. She locates the part number of the knob that […]

A woman is busy making dinner for her family. She turns on the oven, but the knob to control the temperature breaks in her hand. Rather than panic, she heads to her computer and looks up the manufacturer website for the brand of oven she has. She locates the part...
M3D Teams with 3DShare for Unique 3D Printing Design Competition - Giving Away The Micro 3D Printer

M3D Teams with 3DShare for Unique 3D Printing Design Competition - Giving Away The Micro 3D Printer

Just over a year ago M3D’s ‘The Micro 3D Printer’ was launched.  It was touted as “The First Truly Consumer 3D Printer” and what a success it was, raising more than $3.4 million and in doing so becoming the most successful 3D printer Kickstarter ever.  The 3D printer, which was priced lower than any other 3D printer the […]

Just over a year ago M3D’s ‘The Micro 3D Printer’ was launched.  It was touted as “The First Truly Consumer 3D Printer” and what a success it was, raising more than $3.4 million and in doing so becoming the most successful 3D printer...
First-Hand Look at Dayton's Proto BuildBar

First-Hand Look at Dayton's Proto BuildBar

As 3DPrint.com’s resident Ohioan on staff, I was so excited to hear about Proto BuildBar opening in downtown Dayton when we covered the new makerspace back in December. Both because of its proximity and because (embarrassingly for someone who reads and writes about the technology every day) I’d never actually made my own 3D printed creation, I […]

As 3DPrint.com’s resident Ohioan on staff, I was so excited to hear about Proto BuildBar opening in downtown Dayton when we covered the new makerspace back in December. Both because of its proximity and because (embarrassingly for someone who reads and writes...
Beta Versions of Kickstarter Monster "The Micro" 3D Printer Released for Testing

Beta Versions of Kickstarter Monster "The Micro" 3D Printer Released for Testing

When a Kickstarter campaign for the printer called The Micro concluded, the results were no less than startling: at the end of the campaign, nearly 12,000 backers had pledged $3,401,361 — for a project with a stated goal of $50,000. That’s some mighty incentive to deliver. The Micro, produced by M3D co-founders Michael Armani and David […]

When a Kickstarter campaign for the printer called The Micro concluded, the results were no less than startling: at the end of the campaign, nearly 12,000 backers had pledged $3,401,361 — for a project with a stated goal of $50,000. That’s some mighty...
The Micro 3D Printer By M3D Launches On Kickstarter and Reaches Goal Within Minutes

The Micro 3D Printer By M3D Launches On Kickstarter and Reaches Goal Within Minutes

Kickstarter has been a major player in the development of new, innovative 3D printers. With the help of crowdfunding, over a dozen companies have been able to enter the 3D printer marketplace. Today yet another 3D Printer has launched a Kickstarter Campaign. This time it’s for a printer called “The Micro.” The Micro is being […]

Kickstarter has been a major player in the development of new, innovative 3D printers. With the help of crowdfunding, over a dozen companies have been able to enter the 3D printer marketplace. Today yet another 3D Printer has launched a Kickstarter Campaign. This time...
M3D, Micro 3D Printer Unveiled, Priced at $199 on Kickstarter Next Month

M3D, Micro 3D Printer Unveiled, Priced at $199 on Kickstarter Next Month

The 3D Print Show in New York has been the spot to be if you enjoy witnessing the unveiling of new 3D printers. We have seen The RoboBeast and the new LeapFrog Creatr unveiled this week at the show. Here is one final device which was shown off to the world this week. It’s the […]

The 3D Print Show in New York has been the spot to be if you enjoy witnessing the unveiling of new 3D printers. We have seen The RoboBeast and the new LeapFrog Creatr unveiled this week at the show. Here is one final device which was shown off to the world this week....