Longer: Reliable & Most Affordable Desktop SLA 3D Printer

The Prism Desktop 3D Printer

A project in Calabasas, CA by BEAM3D Printers
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A feature packed and easy to use UV Resin 3D Printer for less than $300.
Backers: 780
Average Pledge Per Backer: $269

Funded: $210,034 of $50,000
Dates: May 22nd -> Jun 21st (30 days)
Project By: BEAM3D Printers
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Latest News

Moving radial engine print with the Prism

June 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We finally got around to assembling and getting the radial engine we've posted about assembled and moving. We realized belatedly that the tolerances were a tad loose given the model was designed for FDM prints but it still turns nicely.  The files... (Read More)

About update #9

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We had some concerns and feedback from a few backers regarding some anomalies in the print quality of the part we time-lapsed. After a bit of investigation and testing, our resident content creator, Yasu recorded a quick video to get to the bottom of... (Read More)

25 Micron VS 50 Micron Photos

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello All!   We have received requests regarding 25 vs. 50 micron comparison photos. Apologies for the delay, we are printer guys, not photo guys, so it took us a little time to find the best way to take the pictures without a super expensive... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Update

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Kickstarter Community, We have already exceeded our target goal tremendously!! We have the entire Kickstarter community to thank for that, and as a company we want to sincerely thank you for all your generous support!! As of now we have one... (Read More)

International Shipping Update

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everybody, International shipping estimates have been a big question here and we are able to provide more information. We have produced estimate shipping costs below for international customers. Please keep in mind that these shipping estimates... (Read More)

Midweek prints

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Another week has seemingly flown by, And the team has been hard at work printing out a ton more sample models to show off the Prism:  Unless otherwise stated, all resins used are Beam3d resins. And all were printed at a resolution of 50 microns (25... (Read More)

New tutorial: How to change FEP liners

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
In the spirit of our goal to continue education on using the Prism and LCD SLA printers in general, we have come across a question that is commonly asked in both the general printer communities and specific to the Prism on our Kickstarter.    ... (Read More)

You asked and we listened, New updates on Z Axis improvements.

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Its been a bit more than a week since we launched and smashed through our initial funding goal. Though, some concerns were raised about the upper end of the z lead screw being unconstrained.  We've coordinated with our manufacturing partners revise... (Read More)

New Bundle Tiers!

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We have been getting a bunch of feedback from backers regarding the options for bundle tiers, a lot of it very positive with some suggestions on bundles you would like to see. So we made some adjustments and added 4 new pledges! First, we have gotten... (Read More)

Radial Engine Part Timelapse with the Prism

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
 NOTE: This is a preproduction beta unit and some of the newer features like hinged hood and upgraded Z have was not been implemented in this particular unit. It does however use the Paraled array for faster and more even exposures across the entire... (Read More)

Working on Timelapses : Preview

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Some of us were burning the midnight oil at 2:47am PST. And we were just too excited not to share a pic of a print we timelapsed, it will be edited an uploaded later today but here is a SLA print of the 8 cylinder radial engine that has been super... (Read More)

Week 1 prints:

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Just a bit over one week into the kickstarter has been a whirlwind for the whole team, but that has not prevented us from printing things on our respective Prisms, we figured you'd like to see what our printers are capable of: So we present you with... (Read More)

Prism Manual and First Few Videos!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everybody! We have been getting a few requests for the Prism manual.  So here it is! There may be a few tweaks to verbiage for clarity moving forward since this hasn't sent to print yet, but we wanted to get you more familiar with the machine... (Read More)

Beam3D Prism Kickstarter Preview: Hands-on Impressions

May 27th - via: all3dp.com
Kickstarter 3D printers rarely deliver on time, if at all. But this time, we were lucky enough to get a look at one waaaaaay ahead of time. Read on for a closer look at a pre-production unit of Beam3D’s all-new sub-$400 resin printer, the Prism. (Read More)

Updates to the Thank You Tier and

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone! We are overwhelmed by the positive response we have been getting to our launch. After doing some number crunching, we are adding 200 more units to our $199 Thank You Tier (at the July ship date) and an additional 300 Prisms at the $199... (Read More)

Kickstarter Alert: Prism SLA 3D Printer

May 24th - via: geekdad.com
3D printing has come a long way and still has a long way to go, but from everything I’ve seen and heard, the Prism from Beam 3D makes a big leap towards making SLA resin printing both easy and affordable. (Read More)

A Big Thank You to all who have given us a strong start towards our goal!

May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

First media mention on ALL3DP!

May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
We are proud to announce our first media mention by All3DP who were kind enough to cover us and review one of our pre-production prototypes we sent them.  You can read about it all here:... (Read More)

Beam3D Debuts Sub-$400 Prism Resin Printer on Kickstarter

May 23rd - via: all3dp.com
California-based Beam3D has just launched a tantalizing new machine on Kickstarter. Called the Prism, this sub-$400 all-metal machine boasts an affordable price point, sophisticated features and is claimed to compete with printers upwards of $1000. (Read More)

Build Plate Dimensions

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello!  A few of you have pointed out that our video states a build volume of  120x70x110, but you are seeing  120x70x150 in the Kickstarter page.  The correct dimension is  120x70x150 -- we are working to get the video updated as soon as... (Read More)

Bay Area Maker Faire 2019

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
We wanted to say Thank You to all of the people who visited us at the Bay Area Maker Faire this year! We appreciate all of the positive energy and conversations that we had! We also owe a huge thank you to Sainsmart who hosted us at their booth --... (Read More)

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