The NexD1 isn’t really a 3D printer. Well, it’s is a 3D printer, but it’s more than that. It can do basic 3D prints, but it can also use 6 different colors and 6 different types of print medium and print PCBs so you can create complex electronics. That is an incredibly large step forward in desktop manufacturing, but it doesn’t stop there. They can also print support material that washes off with water, so you don’t need chemical processes, messy sanding, etc. You just run it under tap water and come out with a near finished product. To accomplish all of this, they have created their own printhead technology that lets them get precision of 10 microns with those 6 different materials at a decent speed. The interface is relatively intuitive if you have an understanding of the process, and it includes an onboard slicer to take your 3D design to print ready. The unit will fit easily on a desktop, but unfortunately, the build area is an 8 in. cube, which is a little less than I would want with the serious capabilities of the printer. That’s just whining though because it’s such an awesome tool, I want to build bigger. All of the early reward tiers went quick, so you’ll have to keep an eye on it to get one of the next batch, assuming they release more. The latest price was about $3,500.