Jan 6, 2016

Mcor ARKe Full Color Desktop 3D Printer

Mcor just presented their Arke printer and it is amazing! It is a small revolution in 3d printing industry since it brings low machine cost, low material cost, full color and speed on your desktop.
It will be priced at 5999 Pounds range.
It is a evolution of their industrial scale technology and competition has nothing comparable now.

Presentation videos:

Here is more detailed presentation of internal mechanics and quality of objects printed on the Arke:

Technical specifications:

  • Resolution: X, Y and Z axis: 0.1 mm (0.0039 in)
  • Colour: Photorealistic HD Colour 4800 x 2400 DPI in X, Y and 254 in Z (up to 508 in Z with 50GSM paper)
  • Build Size: 240 mm x 205 mm x 125 mm (9.5 in x 8 in x 4.9 in) Adaptive build volume
  • Build Material: Paper
  • Recyclable Parts/Material: Yes
  • Equipment Dimensions: 880 mm wide x 593 mm high x 633 mm deep (34.6 in wide x 23.3 in high x 24.9 in deep)
  • Power Requirements: 350W, 240v 50Hz or 120v 60Hz
  • File Formats for Printing: STL, OBJ, VRML, DAE, 3MF
  • Hardware Requirements: 8GB memory and 100GB hard drive, 1GB graphics card
  • Network Connectivity: Ethernet, USB, WiFi
  • Operating Systems: 64bit Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and OS X Yosemite
  • Regulatory Compliance: CE, UL
  • System Software: Mcor Orange
  • Office Compatibility: Yes
Key features:
  • Consistent, high-definition, photorealistic colour enables unique, innovative designs across a wide range of professional and consumer applications.
  • Print any colour, anytime on your 3D model, including text.
  • Only 3D printer with the ICC (International Colour Consortium) colour map for the most accurate what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) colour in any 3D printer.
  • Low cost makes full-colour, professional-class 3D printing accessible
  • Low purchase price and running costs
  • Free Mcor Mobile App lets you get and share designs run and monitor your Mcor ARKe from your iOS or Android smartphone
  • Free Mcor Orange software for Mac and Windows-based PCs gives you complete control over your Mcor 3D printing projects, including loading, managing, customising and monitoring your 3D prints
  • Mcor ARKe is IoT ready
  • Provides full connectivity with options to connect via WiFi, Ethernet and USB
  • Safe and eco-friendly 3D process is ideal for on-demand printing right in your office or classroom
  • No harmful particle emissions, toxic chemicals or special facility requirements
  • Green process and recyclable materials
  • Adaptive Build minimizes the amount of material used
  • Professional-quality 3D printing is a must for every professional
  • Never-fail feed reliability, so you spend more time creating and less time fixing your 3D printer
  • High resolution: 0.1 mm (0.0039 in) in X, Y, Z
  • Build multiple models simultaneously
  • Easy-to-use, plug-and-play process
  • Hi-res touch screen with innovative LED progress task bar

Mcor Arke homepage: