MatterHackers' Pro, Alec Richter, unboxes and sets up the awesome Peopoly Moai SLA 3D printer.
There are many different kinds of 3D printers out there, with most of them based around heating up and extruding molten plastic. These are great for large, relatively low details prints, but what if you need a small, super detailed model like a ring: enter SLA 3D printers. Rather than use plastic, they use a photosensitive resin, which is a technical way of saying it uses a laser to solidify the resin.
The Peopoly Moai is an SLA 3D printer that got its start through Kickstarter, and unlike most, it delivered only three months after the Kickstarter successfully finished. At $1295 for a kit or $1995 for a fully assembled Moai, it’s one of... (More)