Touchscreen LCD desktop 3D printer using LASER based tech for high speed prints, 7″x7″x9″ build area, and detail.
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Pegasus Touch: The Next Generation of Desktop Consumer 3D Printing Using Laser Technology
As designers and engineers, we have found lasers and 3D printers to be amazing tools. Naturally, we wanted to combine the two and build a 3D Printer with lasers! Thanks to the wide adpotion of Bluray players, low cost near UV laser diodes which can cure liquid resin are now readily available making high quality 3D printers a reality.
Using software/electronics technology developed for our laser cutting/engraving products, we’ve perfected an affordable high quality laser based Stereolithography (SLA) 3D Printer that sets a new standard for desktop 3D printing for every maker and maker to be. Starting below $2000 on Kickstarter, Pegasus Touch produces by far the best quality 3D printing output for its price.
Come visit us at CES 2014 in Las Vegas Booth #32027 Jan 7-10, 2014 and see the printer first hand!
Speed: Controlling lasers properly takes years of experience. Pegasus Touch’s advanced control electronics can pulse its laser source at over 500kHz while moving the laser beam at 3000mm/sec thanks to the same special FSL real-time laser processor used in $100,000 scanning laser systems. Faster laser control allow us to tune the resin to cure more quickly without sacrificing quality allowing for up to 10x the speed of FDM printers and 3-5x the speed of other SLA printers.
Output Quality: Nearly all current low desktop 3D printers below $3000 use FDM technology but Laser based SLA technology has set the gold standard for quality since it was invented in the 1980s. Due to finer control offered by laser technology, the finish of laser based SLA printers is just better.
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