updated 08:01 pm EST, Mon January 27, 2014
Deal gives MakerBot access to the Dell distribution and logistics channel
Dell today announced it will offer MakerBot Replicator 3D printers, scanners, and raw materials to create an end-to-end 3D design solution for small and medium-sized businesses, enabling fast and affordable prototyping. Six MakerBot models will be available for purchase or pre-order at launch on February 20.
MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer offers a 100-micron layer resolution and a 410-cubic-inch build volume, priced at $2,199. The MakerBot Replicator 2X Experimental 3D Printer features dual extrusion that is optimized for printing with MakerBot ABS Filament, and is available for $2,799. The MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer offers fast one-touch 3D printing will be available in the spring at an anticipated price of $1,375.
The MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printer provides a large build volume and fast print times to accelerate rapid prototyping and model making. Available for pre-orders now and priced at $2,899. The MakerBot Replicator Z18 3D Printer provides much greater build volume, and will be available in the spring of 2014 for an anticipated price of $6,499. The MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner is optimized for use with MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printers and MakerBot Thingiverse and will be available at the price of $949.