April 10, 2014

Disney has announced that Star Wars – D-Tech Me will return this year with a few new options for guests. Fans will be able to get 3D printed 7-inch and 16-inch action figures of various sorts.

This year, the experience will be located inside Darth's Mall, located in Soundstage 1 between Studio Backlot Tour and Toy Story Midway Mania.

The popular "Carbon-Freeze Me" option is brought back again, in addition, Disney is offering you the chance to put your face on a 3D-printed Stormtrooper figurine. This year features also female options offered for X-wing pilot, Carbon-Freeze Me, and Stormtrooper figures. For children, Alderaan Princess and Carbon-Freeze Me figures will be available in more youthful appearances.

You will need to pose for 10 minutes, Disney uses its highest quality, single shot 3D face scanner to capture a 3D image of your face. That captured image is later sent to a high resolution 3D printer to create the figurine.

This year Disney will offer two different figure sizes: 7.5-inch and 16-inch figure. D-Tech Me 7-inch figures are $99.95 each, but for the 16-inch figures, retail is $1,499.95 each, plus shipping and applicable sales tax. A wise Jedi Master once said "size matters not," but here size matters... Guests will also receive a specially designed button. Completed figures will arrive within 7-8 weeks after the experience.

Additionally, Disney will also share details about how you can have your image from last year added to a new figure this year.

Image credit: Jim Carchidi

The 2014 Star Wars Weekends are every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 16 to June 15, 2014. To book your experience, please call 407-WDW-TECH (407-939-8324) to set up your reservation.


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justabill wrote at 4/11/2014 11:43:07 PM:

Printing the head and attaching to a standard body reminds me of what the romans did to their statues

yee wrote at 4/10/2014 11:07:20 PM:

can't be 1,499.95, that's absurd.

jd90 wrote at 4/10/2014 9:10:06 PM:

It strikes me that the head is the only thing that needs to be custom, a custom head could be placed on one of a handful of already existing bodies, rather than print the whole thing.

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