May 24, 2017 | By Benedict

California-based 3D printing company Dagoma has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new NEVA delta 3D printer. The campaign has already raised over $95,000, more than double its $50,000 campaign goal.

Well here’s a novel way to sell your new 3D printer: let it do the talking for you.

The Kickstarter for Dagoma’s new NEVA 3D printer is remarkable for a couple of reasons. One, it’s doubled its $50K goal in a day or so, and two, the entire spiel is written from the point of view of the printer.

Yes, from the opening “Hello, I’m NEVA,” right up to referring to the Dagoma team as its “parents,” this unusual Kickstarter is written like a 3D printer’s personal plea for adoption.

And it’s worked too: over 300 backers have already pledged their support to the project, most of them opting for the early bird deals on the printer.

Of course, that could also have something to do with the printer itself. Dagoma says its new machine is the “easiest and most affordable 3D printer ever.” And while that’s a difficult assertion to test, the printer certainly has a lot going for it in the simplicity stakes.

For example, the machine has just one button, a 3-in-1 switch lets you power the printer up or down, start a print, and pause a print. It also has a “tap” extruder that helps users insert and remove filament easily, as well as an end-of-filament detection system for avoiding air printing.

The Kickstarter campaign also highlights other advantages of NEVA, such as the printer’s robustness. “Do not just focus on my beauty, I am also very strong,” the printer says, looking you directly in the eye. “I am also very robust and I resist shocks.”

Perhaps more important still is the NEVA’s print quality: 50-200 micron layer heights, if Dagoma is to be believed, with print speeds of up to 80 mm/s. This printing takes place on a build area measuring 18 cm in diameter and 20 cm in height.

Keeping with the simplicity theme, the NEVA’s dedicated Cura slicing software was purportedly “conceived and imagined so that a child can use it.” That means everything is automatic bar print quality, fill rate, and filament type settings. Perhaps not ideal for advanced makers then, but certainly appealing to the novice.

“It seems I'm the most fantastic and humble delta 3D printer,” NEVA adds, almost contradictorily. “I'm the only one 50% printed…and I'm printed locally.”

If that wasn’t clear, it means that the NEVA is being made in both France and the U.S., with a good chunk of that assembly involving 3D printed parts. However, despite the 3D printed elements, the printer is not available in kit form, instead coming fully assembled.

Dagoma also says it is working with 3D printed prosthesis organization e-NABLE, though it is not clear in what capacity.

While all of the “earliest bird” deals for the NEVA have been snapped up, there are still 100-odd early bird offers ($299) up for grabs. This package comes with the 3D printer, an SD card, a spatula, 250 g PLA filament, and a BuildGrip printing surface.

Estimated delivery is August 2017.



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