CraftBot 3D Is Another Take On Making An Affordable, Accessible 3D Printer

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You wait ages for an affordable 3D printer and then two come along at once… Yesterday we covered Mota 3D‘s Kickstarter campaign to raise $100,000 to get a fully featured, high res RRP $600 3D printer to market. Today meet CraftBot 3D, whose makers are seeking $40,000 via Indiegogo to make an “easy to use affordable” 3D printer.

How affordable? Starting at $399 for early pledgers, but stepping up thereafter — rising to $699 RRP, which is a little more expensive than Mota 3D at full price but the printer is a little more flexible in terms of filament so running costs may be lower.

(Worth noting that a few very early Kickstarter backers were able to bag a Mota 3D for much less than RRP, including a few units offered at a $99 steal.)

The CraftBot 3D has been designed to include a large build area (circa 10in x 8in x 8in) — larger than Mota 3D’s, and…

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