An affordable, high-resolution 3D printer for professional creators.
The Kickstarter campaign for the Form 1 stereolithography 3D printer beat all expectations. It ended with $2,945,885 in funding, almost 30x the goal of $100,000. It had $1M in funding in the first day, and before the end it broke the Kickstarter record formerly held be the Oculus Rift of $2.4M.
What make the Form 1 special is that it is the first laser-based 3D printer available at an affordable price. While most SLA printers cost tens or hundreds of thousands, the Form 1 was offered for as little as $2299 for the first 25. It is aimed at (and price for) the professional market, but this price is still shockingly low compared to equivalent printers currently on the market.
It is designed to provide a complete 3D printing experience:
* The Form 1 printer is engineered to produce high resolution parts with the touch of a button
* Form software is intuitive and simple to use so you can spend less time setting up prints and more time designing
* The Form Finish post-processing kit keeps your desktop organized so that you can easily put the finishing touches on your masterpiece.
The results are amazing: the Form 1 can print layers as thin as 25 microns (0.001 in) with features as small as 300 microns (0.012 in) in a build volume of 125 x 125 x 165 mm (4.9 x 4.9 x 6.5 in). This means you can print complex geometries with the exquisite details and beautiful surface finish that will make your creations stand out.