3D-printer company Solidoodle premieres sleek, easy-to-use 3D printer for consumers and announces retail partnership with Micro Center to feature products in stores across United States.
Brooklyn, NY -- 11/22/2013 -- In time for the holiday season, Brooklyn-based Solidoodle unveils the Solidoodle 4, the company's sleek, new 3D printer for the consumer market. Reflecting today's trend of aesthetically minded products, the Solidoodle 4's fully enclosed design incorporates style with increased functionality and accessibility. The fully assembled 3D printer priced at $999 is available for order today on the company's website. Features include one of the largest build capabilities at 8 in x 8 in x 8 in, high-resolution .1mm prints, enhanced calibration, heated bed, and easy filament installation. The enclosure provides for even quieter performance and a low-profile aesthetic that fits in any room while the easy-open lid and door retain a user-friendly design, giving customers the both of best worlds.
With the new product, Solidoodle announces their first national retail partnership with electronics chain Micro Center. The printer will be on Micro Center shelves during the holiday season responding to high consumer demand.
"Our mission is to get more people creating! 3D printers are an amazing tool for today's innovative society. With the Solidoodle 4, anyone can bridge the gap between digital and physical," says Solidoodle founder and CEO Sam Cervantes. "Developing 3D printers that are affordable and easy to use is key to our growth and success, and our new product is a major step in that evolution. I'm thrilled to have Micro Center as our first US retail partner. They have a longstanding reputation in the electronics retail space - I actually purchased my first Macintosh 512K from Micro Center in the 1980s. So I am a huge fan of their stores and having our products on their shelves is a dream come true."
Solidoodle, founded in 2011 by aerospace engineer and 3D printing industry-veteran Sam Cervantes, builds the most affordable fully assembled 3D printers on the market for both professional and consumer use. Built in Brooklyn, New York, more than 7,000 Solidoodle 3D printers have sold to customers around the world. For more information about Solidoodle, visit www.solidoodle.com.
About Micro Center
Micro Center operates twenty-three large stores in major markets nationwide. Founded in 1979 in Columbus, Micro Center is designed to satisfy the dedicated computer and consumer electronics user. Uniquely focused on computers and related products, Micro Center offers more computers and related items (more than 30,000 in stock) than any other retailer. Micro Center is deeply passionate about providing product expertise and exceptional customer service and has been consistently recommended by the leading U.S. consumer magazine as the best place to buy a computer. Consumers can visit www.microcenter.com for thousands of computer-related items, electronics and other technology products.
Micro Center store locations: Atlanta (2), Boston, Chicago (2), Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York (3), Philadelphia, St. Louis, Santa Clara/Silicon Valley, Washington, D.C. (2).