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PancakeBot is now on sale, ready to print wild designs -- even faces (pictures)

The final, full production version of the $299 PancakeBot is now on sale and was on display at the International Home & Housewares Show 2016. I decided to give it the ultimate test, printing my face in the form of a pancake.

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Behold the shipping PancakeBot model

The final production model of the $299 PancakeBot was on display at IHHS 2016. It's available in hues of red and black.

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Make sure to batter up

The PancakeBot relies on its own reservoir of batter which you supply.

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Manual controls for fine-tuning

There's a control panel on the PancakeBot for tweaking the batter dispensing pressure as well as arm position.

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From picture to pancake?

I challenged the PancakBot to turn a picture of my face into a pancake.

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Trace faces into designs first

You'll need to first use special software to trace photos into designs the PancakeBot can understand.

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My face in pancake batter

Once the PancakeBot had the design, it began to pour batter in a shape to match.

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Me and my pancake

Here's how my pancake face and I looked side by side.

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Bernie looks yummy

The PancakeBot demonstrated the ability to print other faces from photos. These included presidential candidates such as Bernie Sanders shown here.

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Trump with your bacon?

Here's a pancake version of Donald Trump.

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Hillary as sweet breakfast treat

This what happens when Hillary Clinton's image is drawn by the PancakeBot.

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A little Ted instead of toast

How about tasting Ted Cruz's head as a pancake?

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