Technological creativity has not only introduced 3D printing to various industries but has also put the option within reach of the average consumer. The XYZ Printing Da Vinci 2.0 is a fine example of one of those options. The capabilities of the printer make it possible to transform virtual concepts into reality and, the device comes equipped with features that ensure a user-friendly experience. The printer revolutionizes design concepts by allowing owners to create amazing objects.
- Easy to read LED display
- Adjustable print qualities
- Fine, standard, fast and ultra-fast speeds
- Automatic calibrations
- Connectivity via USB 2.0
- Compatible with Windows XP having Net 4.0, Windows 7 or greater, Mac OSX 10.8 64-Bit or greater
- Dual color printing heads
- Fifteen filament color options
- Easy to install and remove filament cartridges
- Filament level detection
- A self-cleaning nozzle that measures 0.4 millimeters in diameter
- Creates objects having measurements up to 5.9″W x 7.8″H x 7.5″
- Upgrades software automatically
- Comes fully assembled
The main advantage to using the XYZ Printing da Vinci over competitive versions is the ease of use. Regardless of experience level in operating or working with a 3D printer, this version quickly and without difficulty allows anyone to convert two-dimensional drawings into three-dimensional objects within a short period of time. Designed to be a plug-and-play device, putting the printer into action merely requires connecting the printer to a computer, opening the software, opening or importing the desired files, customizing the settings if desired and printing the sketch.
Safety is also not an issue as the operator is never exposed to high temperatures while the printer is functional because of the overall closed case design. The printer does emit a warning alarm if the door is opened during the process. Only the printer head and not the filament moves during the printing process. The readout provides details concerning the filament and table temperatures, along with instruction as to when to remove a completed project.
Convenience is another major consideration when looking at 3D printers. The display also provides the time required for project completion and the time remaining on the printing process. The XYZ features efficient programming that enables users to perform any of the customization tasks needed prior to printing. The simple interface upgrades periodically, which ensures the highest quality of production possible. By accessing the cloud library online, users get thousands of model files or may create and share files.
The da Vinci is relatively inexpensive with a price tag of $649 which makes it that much more accessible to a larger demographic of clients. While many businesses may benefit from owning the printer, individuals can also afford the technology.
With the device’s many attributes, there are not too many downsides. The special filament cartridges required for the XYZ are also not interchangeable with other brands. Printer owners must replace the component with authentic parts obtained through the manufacturer. The device also only functions using spools containing ABS or PLA. Though having cabinet openings that act as handles, the printer weighs 65 pounds, making portability somewhat of a challenge.
While having some drawbacks, the advantages of owning and using the Da Vinci 2.0 make the device worth the money if interested in 3D printing. The overall quality of the machine combined with affordability and ease of use make the printer a viable product for businesses, individuals or schools.