Instant cameras defined an era in pop culture due to it's innovative essence, the ease of use and the instant gratification. Now, the 3D printing technology might become an inventive household item just as the Land Camera did, with the Modelsmart 250S 3D-printer that aims to to make the 3D printing a "part of everyone's everyday life.".
"Just as the first Polaroid Land camera enabled people to watch a picture instantly develop, our relationship with EBP will allow us to bring the magic of creating an object right before your eyes to consumers across Europe" - Scott W. Hardy, President and CEO of Polaroid.
The Modelsmart 250S comes with a trademark colorful retro style with colored stripes that match the filament cartridges colours: pink, blue, green, yellow, orange, lime, black, white, silver and wood.
The printer includes a WiFi enabled camera, allowing to monitor your projects remotely. It has a self-calibrating extruder and the print speed can be set between 20mm/s and 100mm/s. The maximum model size is 250(w) x 150(h) x 150(d) mm. To find out more about the Modelsmart 250S visit Polaroid site.
For a start it will be available only in European market and the price has not been revealed yet, but the statement gives the hint that it will be affordable for the average person.
Can't wait to see the Polaroid 3D printer up and running!Published on: February 2016