Makerbot Releases The $2,199 Replicator 2.0, A...

Wed Sep 19 20:23:50 2012 from

Makerbot has just announced the Replicator 2.0, a brand new Makerbot Replicator with a larger build plate, coated metal chassis, and improved software as well as better print resolution. In short, this is the Makerbot all grown up. As you can see from the video, the new Replicator is completely rebuilt with new materials and a larger cavity that allows you to make projects of up to 410 cubic inches (11.2” L x 6.0” W x 6.1” H). It now supports 100... [Read More..]

This is big step for home replication and prototyping.  I own a couple items made from the first version and watching it make your functional product right before your eyes is pretty amazing.