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Carbon M1 is available

RE: Carbon M1 is available

After major investors and corporations, Ford for example, took over steering the ship, I believe it became a more proprietary venture. It may yet still manufacture for the public, but I assume that it will only happen after the investors and their respective companies have all milked it for what they wanted to use it for privately. That's conjecture on my part, but I don't expect to see one available to the rest of us soon. Otherwise, I'd say the only avenue is to persuade their sales staff that you're serious about getting one ASAP and be prepared for sticker shock at the price.

I'm sorry, I did not catch their latest announcement. I've been specifically not avoiding news articles published today, April 1st. I suppose their announcement is legitimate. I'm very interested.

RE: Carbon M1 is available

Standard pricing per PDF download available via http://carbon3d.com/contact :

Quote (Carbon3D)

Annual Subscription $40,000/yr
Minimum Term: 3 years

PRODUCTS INCLUDED:
• One (1) M1 printer
• One (1) Build Platform

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Installation & Training Fee $10,000
• On-site installation and complimentary initial
training

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Supplementary Pricing
Accessories Pack $12,000

Required unless comparable items are owned
• Benchtop Engineering Resin Dispenser
• Orbital Shaker
• UV Curing Flood Lamp
• Convection Oven

Quote (Carbon3D)

Cyanate Ester Starter Pack $2,000
Required for CE 220 resin use

• Blasting Cabinet
• Albion resin dispenser and Static Mixer Tips
• Resin Sample (CE 220, 800 mL)
• Nitrile gloves and foam swabs

Quote (Carbon3D)

Extra Build Platform Subscription $750/year
Minimum Term: 1 year

• One (1) Build Platform
Resins:
PR 25 (cyan, magenta, yellow, black, white, or gray): 800mL = $99 , 3.2L = $315
RPU 60, RPU 70, RPU 80, FPU 230, & EPU 60 (all black): 800mL = $199
CE 220 (Amber): 800mL = $399

RE: Carbon M1 is available

(OP)
Not an entry level machine then ;(

I'll have to wait a bit more.

RE: Carbon M1 is available

I never figured it would be entry level pricing, though I never expected nearly $40k/yr. That's outrageous.

There are ~$1k photopolymer resin machines already out there if you need entry-level.

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