A Farewell to Printrbot

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It’s with a heavy heart that we must report Printrbot has announced they are ceasing operations. Founded in 2011 after a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, the company set out to make 3D printing cheaper and easier. Their first printer was an amalgamation of printed parts and wood that at the time offered an incredible deal; when the Makerbot CupCake was selling for $750 and took 20+ hours to assemble, the Printrbot kit would only run you $500 and could be built in under an hour. Printrbot got their foot in the door early, but the competition wasn’t far behind. The …read more

via A Farewell to Printrbot — Hackaday


4 thoughts on “A Farewell to Printrbot

    Jennifer Arimborgo said:
    SatAmerica/Los_Angeles2018-09-15T20:47:48-07:00 14, 2014 at 8:47 pm

    That is sad! Thank you for an informative article 😊

    Jennifer Arimborgo said:
    SatAmerica/Los_Angeles2018-09-15T20:44:32-07:00 14, 2014 at 8:44 pm

    That is sad! Thank you for an informative article!

    babl responded:
    MonAmerica/Los_Angeles2018-08-13T19:35:43-07:00 14, 2014 at 7:35 pm

    I think they can start again. Just guessing:)

    PA Pundits - International said:
    SatAmerica/Los_Angeles2018-08-11T20:22:13-07:00 14, 2014 at 8:22 pm

    It’s really sad when such a great company goes under.

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