Student builds €10 3D printer from old inkjet printers

Student builds €10 3D printer from old inkjet printers

The DIY 3D printer currently stands on cardboard biscuit boxes, but there are plans to make a solid metal frame Inkjet printers may be a fairly inexpensive way to print out your holiday snaps, but they can be fragile machines and end up at the city dump well before they hit kindergarten age. Italian maker Michele Lizzit has designed a way to make use of spent printers to build an operational 3D printer for just €10. The 18 year-old student at Liceo Scientifico Copernico in Udine, Italy, broke apart three old inkjet printers and a flatbed scanner and used […]

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