The limited edition Printrbot Go family. Go small, medium or Large for $1299, $1499 or $1699. The Large is 24"x12"x12" and will have triple extruders, the medium is 16"x8"x8" and will have double extruders. All have a Raspberry Pi on board and are battery ready. All will have 12mm bars all around, lots of machined aluminum & glass print beds. The medium and large have dual x, y & z motors.

Why make these? I wanted a large printer that travels well and sets up to print fast... Maybe a few of you out there want one too. The small fits into a carry on Pelican case perfectly. I've been jealous of other large printers but wanted width instead of height. The cool thing is they all fold up for minimal impact on your desk or storage. I don't like huge boxed printers that have massive visual impact and near the two-man-lift territory.

I don't take these too seriously, the big ones verge on ridiculous but I give myself permission to explore fun projects.  Did I mention the medium one is completely finished and prints beautifully?!

I can't wait to print some massive prints  and see what's possible with three extruders. Adding dual extruders to the plus is nice, but this huge real estate on the medium and large offers no compromise in print size from dual and triple heads. I refuse to use Bowden tubes so direct drives will so it.

I'll get them up for sale tomorrow (fingers crossed) with a 1-2 week lead time -based on current orders on the cue.

Let me know what you think. These are ancillary to our main line up, so very little risk if they don't sell.

The Large isn't meant to compete with MakerBot's Z18, but I am proud of now having the largest printer out there with a price that cleanly puts it in the value category. The price to print size ratio is pretty good I think. It won't disappoint me if people compare the ratio to the Z18, but these are on the hacker category not the "prosumer" or "industrial" category... Whatever those mean.

I'll post pics and videos next week of prints, performance and all the features.

Cheers,
Brook

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