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It's a printer that solely designed for your smartphone! droPrinter is the affordable, portable printer to print anywhere, anytime.
It's a printer that solely designed for your smartphone! droPrinter is the affordable, portable printer to print anywhere, anytime.
It's a printer that solely designed for your smartphone! droPrinter is the affordable, portable printer to print anywhere, anytime.
680 backers pledged AU$ 57,361 to help bring this project to life.

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droPrinter: The World's First Smart-Phone-Printer

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What is it? 

Have you imagine that you could print any thing showed on your smart phone's screen, like messages, web page or image? Now you can!

droPrinter is the world’s first and only phone printer solely designed for smart phone. Using thermal paper (the paper used by many thermal printers), droPrinter could print any thing showed on your smart phone's screen. 

droPrinter
droPrinter

droPrinter is compact and easy to use, you just turn it on, one step to connect the smartphone, and it could start printing anything within seconds. We designed droPrinter to be super simple. After the first time, droPrinter will pair automatically to your smart phone.

droPrinter ID Sketching
droPrinter ID Sketching

We designed it portable , so the size of it is small enough to your bag

droPrinter & iPhone 5s
droPrinter & iPhone 5s
droPrinter Technical Specs
droPrinter Technical Specs

What can I print with droPrinter?

You could print tips, photos, website, image, etc. Every thing showed on your smart phone you always could print them by your droPrinter.

Shopping List
Shopping List
Daily Happy Tips
Daily Happy Tips

One more thing: droPrinter is very durable, the rechargeable battery will last for more than 120 hours, or 7 hours if you want to print continuously. That’s a lot of printing! 

The Paper of droPrinter:

droPrinter is the best low-cost & efficient accessories for your smart-phone. Just 2 cents for each printing.

we use standard thermal paper, you can purchase it at any office supply or big box store. and the paper is very cheap too. 

Snapshot of Thermal Paper on Amazon.com
Snapshot of Thermal Paper on Amazon.com

Long-Style-Printing: These rolls have 85 feet of paper for you to print as many context as you can. And you can easily stick the paper to the wall with adhesive tape or tidy them up with clamps. 

Why droPrinter has no face?

We have think about droPrinter boy face for a thousand times, but then, finally, we decide to put this right into your hands. You could print any face you like to stick it on droPrinter.

Your droPrinter, Your Choice.
Your droPrinter, Your Choice.

the App

We have developed the demo Android and iOS App for droPrinter. They all work very well functionally. In this case, you could control the droPrinter via your smart phone to print a lot of amazing things.

droPrinter's APPs is quite user-friendly. We’ve already optimized droPrinter’s performance, leaving only a few straightforward settings so you can easily print at real-time. 

droPrinter App UI Design
droPrinter App UI Design

Funny Stuff

You also could have fun with the QRcode function in the Droprinter APPs.

Just type the context you want, and generate the QR code.

then, Print it and share to your friend.

they would know what you want to say when they scan it.

Scan Me
Scan Me

Rewards

If you are not ready to have a droPrinter and you like our team and design, how about support us 5 USD? we could draw your photo in droPrinter design style.

droPrinter Face
droPrinter Face

Here is the customize bag in droPrinter style. It is a 3D Jump Style 2D  Cartoon Comic Shoulder Bag.

droPrinter Customized Bag
droPrinter Customized Bag

 This is the rewards list of droPrinter

 Time Line

Here is the time line of droPrinter project.

Last but not least 

We have a lot things want to tell you about droPrinter and our story, so we’ve created an extensive FAQ to answer all of your questions. And we’re on standby to respond to any other queries you may have!

Risks and challenges

We've been working on droPrinter for almost a year and had initially intended to launch in June 2014. We held back so that we could ensure the prototype worked perfectly (check out the video, it does!) and so that we could speak to the factories (and make related visits to China). Comfortable that we can deliver this, we’re now launching droPrinter!

Below are a couple of the main challenges we will tackle:

Choice of Factory:

We put a lot of work into designing and building the prototypes, and we know there is some risk in hardware produce, but during this time, we have already found many reliable suppliers, such as the supplier of droPrinter’ case, this factory used to produce 10000 PCS Raspberry Pi Cases in only 5 days and ship them. And the electronics supplier, they would help us to improve our electronics design, in that case, droPrinter could past the test and approved by various independent agencies. Besides, they also could help us to choose the good quality battery for droPrinter.

Choice of Shipment:

We also have do a lot of research of international shipping. Because when we search the shipping issue in kickstarter campus, lots of people got stuck in this step. But we have already made a plan about shipping.

For example, we ship a large bulk of droPrinters to EU third party warehouse,and the staff of warehouse would resend the stock by domestic delivery. Then it could make the shipping more accuracy and safety. We have contact many warehouse and ask for a good price. So we need to ship many droPrinters, otherwise, this method is more expensive than express.

Anyway, we would try our best to control the risk, and make every thing settle down. Of course, we promise to keep you updated every step of the way!

This is about getting the best possible droPrinter into your hands ASAP. So please go back to the top of the page and pledge now.

Thanks!

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    Pledge AU$ 6 or more About $4

    (Approx. $5 USD or €3 EUR)

    Thank you! Even if you aren't ready for a droprinter you can still get updates from us. We will draw your photo in droPrinter style, and make the Hall of Fame on our website.

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    Pledge AU$ 40 or more About $30

    (Approx. $30 USD or €27 EUR)

    Suit Pack

    + 1 droPrinter theme 3D Jump Style 2D Cartoon Bag
    + 1 droPrinter theme T-shirt

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    Pledge AU$ 65 or more About $49

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL:
    + 1 droPrinter (Estimated retail $99)
    + 1 roll of paper
    +1 Hall of Fame mention.

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    Pledge AU$ 80 or more About $60

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    Personal Pack
    + 1 droPrinter (Estimated retail $99)
    + 1 Roll of paper
    + 1 Hall of Fame mention

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    Pledge AU$ 150 or more About $112

    (Approx. $116 USD or €103 EUR)

    Couple Pack
    + 2 droPrinter (Estimated retail $99)
    + 2 Roll of paper
    + 1 Hall of Fame mention

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    Pledge AU$ 220 or more About $165

    (Approx. $168 USD or €152 EUR)

    Family Pack
    + 3 droPrinter (Estimated retail $99)
    + 3 Roll of paper
    + 1 Hall of Fame mention

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    Pledge AU$ 350 or more About $262

    (Approx. $270 USD or €241 EUR)

    Team Pack
    + 5 droPrinters (Estimated retail $99)
    + 5 Roll of paper
    + 1 Hall of Fame mention

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    Pledge AU$ 670 or more About $501

    (Approx. $520 USD or €462 EUR)

    Office Pack
    + 10 droPrinters (Estimated retail $99)
    + 10 Roll of paper
    + 1 Hall of Fame mention

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    Pledge AU$ 1,050 or more About $786

    (Approx. $808 USD or €722 EUR)

    Sponsor Pack
    + 1500 Rolls of thermal paper to worldwide
    ( Your Ad would be printed on the back of those paper, and they would be shipped with the fisrt 1500 PCS droPrinters, that means each one could get one more roll of paper because of your support. But the Ad need to be suit for everyone to watch, so no adult thing or harm to others, thanks. ^_^ )

    + 1 Hall of Fame mention
    (One more thing, if this item has gone, and more than 1500 PCS of droPrinter we need to ship, then we would add another Sponsor Pack for next 1500 PCS)

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