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6 Jul 2022 17:59:53 EDT (-0400)
  Re: PovRay for using in 3D-Printing  
From: Patrick Elliott
Date: 1 Feb 2013 12:15:00
Message: <510bf814$1@news.povray.org>
On 1/31/2013 9:54 PM, Sven Littkowski wrote:
> I support this idea totally!
>
> I am considering to purchase the "PrintrBot Jr.", a 3D printer for less than US$
> 300. Like many 3D printers, it requires stl files. POV-Ray currently lacks the
> possibility to export its scenes. Which is a pity. But understandable, because
> the way POV-Ray internally handles shapes. They are not meshes, but real shapes.
>
> But there is a 3D editor, which actually can IMPORT POV-Ray files. It is Bishop
> 3D, and you might want to contact the makers of Bishop 3D. Their software should
> be able to handle a few more conversions.
>
There is also a portable one for like $480, called a portabee. Though, I 
would love to know where you found the Jr for that price. lol Mind, the 
price may also not include the heated tray, which adds to the cost, 
etc., and I kind of skipped over the Jr., since its print area is a bit 
small.


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