ZEUS: world's first 3D printer / scanner / copy machine ZEUS: world's first 3D printer / scanner / copy machine
sep 06, 2013

ZEUS: world's first 3D printer / scanner / copy machine

ZEUS: world’s first 3D printer / scanner / copy machine



wouldn’t it be great to buy a 3D printer, take it out of the box, plug it in, and be able to use it right away, the same way you would with any other piece of consumer electronics such as computers and TV’s?


engineers at AIO robotics have developed a solution that will now allow users to 3D scan, 3D print, 3D copy, and 3D fax objects from one device. entitled ‘ZEUS’, the all-in-one electronic device is constructed out of aluminum, powder-coated in a moonstone white, with black anodized side panels. the inclusion of a 7-inch touchscreen gives the machine a welcoming ‘consumer ready’ look. instead of usin plastic or wood, all linear components are also built using CNC-machined aluminum, including the XYZ-carrier, turntable and external shell. the structure of the 3D copy machine dramatically increases the quality of the prints, preventing deformation and heat soaking. ZEUS is capable of outputting a layer resolution of 100 microns (200 & 300 options available for faster prints) and can print in volumes up to 26cm x 18cm x 15cm in PLA.


to learn more about ZEUS, check out the kickstarter campaign here.



ZEUS: the world’s first all-in-one 3D printer / copy machine



3D printing for everyone



interior detail of the aluminum enclosure



ZEUS swipes a laser over an object



how it works

  • wow, now i can fax my junk in 3d!

    joselito says:
  • This is an amazing 3D printer. Looks more like a microwave oven though but it is something that will make a great breakthrough in the future. Surely, more improvements are coming up for the years to come making the details more vivid.

    Aaron Lamas says:
  • Looks like lab equipment from the 80’s

    LLAMA cerrado says:

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