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3D Systems Cube 3D printer

A cast of characters

Instead of printing yourself, why not order in?

It's...it's a dinosaur!

For those about to rock, we extrude you!

Streamlined

Look at this face

Chessmen

3D Systems is targeting consumers with its $1,299 Cube 3D printer.
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At its booth, 3D Systems has all kinds of printed objects.
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For more complex models, including those with complex color schemes, 3D Systems will take your 3D printing orders via its Cubify.com Web site.
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The colors on some of the printed objects look a bit cloudy, but the precision of 3D Systems' objects is impressive. If you can't make it out in the picture, the T. rex has teeth.
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Couldn't resist.
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In addition to fine details like teeth, this stealth fighter model demonstrates 3D Systems' ability to print objects with precise edges and flat surfaces.
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This bust was about the size of a baseball, and the detail is remarkable.
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3D Systems' Rajeev Kulkarni told me his young son printed these chess pieces, as an example of the Cube's consumer-friendliness.
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