Geeetech i3 Pro C is a dual-extruder 3D printer

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This easy-to-use printer lets Makers create their own two-color objects. 

Recently launched by Shenzhen-based startup Geeetech, the i3 Pro C is a dual-extruder 3D printer with a laser-cut acrylic frame. In order to maintain its garage-built feel and handmade charms, the device also comes in kit form.

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Like a number of devices currently on the market, the newly-revealed 3D printer uses plastic filaments such as ABS and PLA. Designed with the DIY community in mind, the Geeetech i3 Pro C is fast, easy-to-use, and affordable, which makes it a great option for projects that don’t require super high-precision.

The printer boasts a layer height resolution of 0.1mm – 0.3mm, a positioning precision of 0.1 – 0.3mm on its Z-axis, and a maximum build envelope of 200mm x 200mm x 180mm. Thanks to its dual-extruder, Makers can either print a single two-color object or two objects with separate colors in one job. However, since the dual-extruder motor pushes filament through two heads separately, mixing colors isn’t possible at this time.

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What’s more, it is powered by a custom control board, the GT2560 (ATmega2560). As…

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