3D printing is so common today that you can say 3D printer is a dime a dozen. Accessibility has improved greatly too and now, 3D printer maker, Robo 3D wants to take that accessibility even further with WiFi-enabled Robo R2 smart 3D printer which will let you unleash your creativity right from a mobile device. While 3D printer leveraging on mobile device for consumers isn’t new, one that’s designed specifically to tackle large-scale project certainly is.

Robo R2 (no relation to the adorable droid from Star Wars, btw) is built for serious large volume print, boasting a large 8 x 8 x 10 inches build volume and features like 5-inch built-in color touch screen, onboard camera, class-leading print speed, and a removable, heated and automatic self-leveling print bed. It is totally versatile when it comes to raw materials too, with compatibility with over 30 different materials and it can even create prints that comprises of two different materials simply by adding an additional extrusion head.

Robo R2 Smart 3D Printer with WiFi

And then there’s the new Robo app where the magic of mobile-to-3D printer is made possible. The app lets you connect and print from your mobile device, monitor the progress in real-time, manage multiple prints and printers all at once, and connect to cloud libraries, opening up access to a myriad of 3D models. The app is really a one-stop shop where you can also acquire essentials like filaments, accessories, print kits and more, reach out to Robo support and access to tutorials if you ever need them.

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Perhaps, more importantly, Robo R2 Smart 3D Printer is an investment that will not bore a hole in your bank account, going at a “consumer-level” price point of $1,299.99. And oh, did we mention that the machine itself looks pretty rad too? Yea. Robo R2 also proves that you don’t need to be square to look sharp.

Images courtesy of Robo.

Published by Mike chua

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