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The NIX... 3D Printer has a unique color blending technology for color mixing and capable of printing at hi-res upto 5 microns.
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We love 3D printing, and we have the vision to make a high quality 3D printer which could print your own colors.  NIX... is not just another printer, with the unique tri-color blending nozzle and mechanism, you could now print almost any colors you like at high resolution up to 5 microns, so far the highest attainable resolution for FDM 3D printer.

 Gradient Color Change Demo

Vase Print at 100 micron with Gradient Color Change
Vase Print at 100 micron with Gradient Color Change
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The Making of The Red Mane Lion

model designed by primoz.

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Color Wheel Print

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Many people can't believe a FDM printer can make 5 micron resolution, including professional editors.  Frankly, it's not easy to do it.  Just like the comment from Fabbaloo.com, "The best I’ve seen on any other filament-based 3D printer is about 20 microns, on a Mass Portal machine that’s made with only high-precision custom CNC metal parts. It is highly unlikely the Nix… can actually produce 5 micron layers in real life situations.  "

Since we can't put hours of video to show you all how we print at 5 micron, I have tried to print something which is more understandable with most printing spec.  The print is not perfect, but I hope you guys know how hard we tried to let you see our effort to make this a better printer.

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Print time : 2 hrs 5 min

Filament : 1.75mm PLA, solid yellow color

Resolution : 5 micron

First layer height : 150 micron

Total no. of Layers : 58 layers

Speed : Infill = 60 mm/s, Print = 25 mm/s, Travel = 150 mm/s

The NIX... Printer is user friendly, with the advance feature from Repetier Host, user can change color by a simple click.

A high quality 3D printer normally costs thousands of dollars.  When we design the printer from the very beginning, we try to make the NIX... printer affordable to everyone.  We did it by smart engineering design, and make use of laser cut manufacturing process to avoid high development cost for moldings, then we have no need to charge high price to cover the development cost.

You can now print almost any color you like by mixing 3 basic color filaments, Red, Blue and Yellow.  Your creativity will not be limited, other special colors like transparent, metallic or even carbon fiber filaments can be mixed to produce amazing effects.

Bookmark - 10 microns print
Bookmark - 10 microns print

3D Benchy Test Print

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Risks and challenges

Almost all of the work is done. We have gone through many iterations of the design and testing, we are ready for production.

Supply Chain and Logistics:

As with ramping up any business you have to rely on third parties for components. We manufacture the mixing extruder and casing in-house. Electronics are readily available with limited quantities.

There is always a chance that unexpected changes or issues may arise during execution impacting the delivery schedule such as production delays or component shortages. Should this happen, we will communicate this to backers promptly and with transparency.

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    Early Bird (DIY Kit)

    Congratulations. This level is for those who loves to build their own Color Printer. A full set of printer with simple tools for assembly are included. A series of easy to follow assembly videos will be provided. (Shipping and VAT not included)

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    NIX... Full Color Printer (DIY Kit)

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    Nix... Printer (DIY Kit with Filaments)

    Congratulations. This level is includes a full DIY Kit of printer with 4 rolls of filament in Red, Yellow, Blue and White Color. A series of easy to follow assembly videos will be provided. (Shipping and VAT not included)

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    NIX... Full Color Printer with Filaments

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    NIX... Printer for Distributors

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