New X­Carve 3D Carving Machine

New X­Carve 3D Carving Machine

New X­Carve 3D Carving Machine

Inventables Launches New X­Carve as Next Step in Building Better Maker Journey

Today, Inventables launched the next generation model of X­Carve, their 3D carving machine designed for both workshop and maker lab settings. Since  the original model was first introduced in March, 2015, makers are on pace to complete more than one million carves using X­Carve by the end of this year. Projects vary from engraved signs and furniture to guitars and drones, using a combination of materials including plastic, wood and metal.
 
Easel, Inventables’ free, web­based design software, pairs with X­Carve to make 3D carving accessible to everyone, and fuel the sharing that has become a hallmark of the Inventables customer community. Perfect for the beginner, it’s also recently been enhanced for more advanced use through compatibility with leading design software packages, including Fusion 360, MeshCAM, and Vectic’s V­Carve.
 
In addition to the X­Carve being available in the original model’s sizes­­ the desktop 500mm and the larger 1000mm­­ a third “medium” size (750mm) has been introduced. With a host of configurable options, prices range from $880 for a basic 500mm build to upwards of $1,400 for a fully loaded 1000mm. The price point represents Inventables’ ongoing commitment to inspiring the growing maker movement by combining leading edge technology with value and accessibility. 
 
Building upon the success of the original model and inspired by feedback from the Inventables community, the new X­Carve features more than a dozen upgrades to deliver greater reliability and overall performance. Headlining those changes is the X­Controller, a combined power supply and motion controller built to support long, accurate and precise carves. The new X­Carve debuts a wide MakerSlide for greater rigidity, plus locking hardware, molded belt clips, permanent pulleys, and connectorized wiring that eliminates the need for soldering. Additionally, it includes a sideboard for organizing your electronics and a Z­probe for measuring material height. Combined with increasing support and sharing from the vibrant Inventables community, these upgrades provide a more confident carving experience and limitless possibilities.

 Zach Kaplan, CEO and Founder, “Today is about much more than a hardware launch.  At Inventables, we’re bringing together a community of people and supporting them through every part of the process, from materials and bits to software and machines, to help them grow along their maker journey.” 

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016