Re: [rp-ml] Desktop Factory

From: Adrian Bowyer <>
Date: Thu Aug 31 2006 - 03:31:51 EEST

Quoting steve <>:

> Think cell phones (Free phone with 2 year contract!), or video game
> consoles (which sell at about half what they cost to make - but then
> run games that cost $10 to make but which sell for $40).
> I'm fairly passionate about NOT letting this happen to 3D printers,
> but sadly, it almost certainly will unless something like RepRap
> happens.

If I may say so, that's one reason why RepRap is important. No one can
force you to buy cartridges when anyone can redesign the printer to do
without them...


Received on Thu Aug 31 02:33:26 2006

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