First low-cost 3D printer goes on sale today

The Micro 3D printer

Will the retail version live up to the initial hype?

Just over a year ago, we featured The Micro – an afforadble, micro 3D printer that would bring 3D printing to the masses. Launching on Kickstarter, The Micro team originally asked for $50,000, which was reached within a mere 11 minutes. Ending the campaign with a cool $3.4m, those that missed out on the Kickstarter have been waiting with bated breath for its retail release.

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Sammy Maine

Sammy Maine was a founding member of the Creative Bloq team way back in the early 2010s, working as a Commissioning Editor. Her interests cover graphic design in music and film, illustration and animation. Since departing, Sammy has written for The Guardian, VICE, The Independent & Metro, and currently co-edits the quarterly music journal Gold Flake Paint.