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This Ridiculously Cool Robot Arm Is Also a 3D Printer, Laser Engraver, and AI Assistant

The Rotrics DexArm is the cool new STEM hobby you’ve been looking for.

12. 22. 20 by Futurism Creative
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Cool technology has a funny way of trickling down to regular people. Ten years ago, if you wanted to do 3D printing and laser engraving with an AI-driven robotic arm, you would have needed a PhD and a job at Caltech or MIT. But today all you need is a computer and a credit card to order yourself the Rotrics DexArm, an incredible desktop robot arm that will make you feel like you’re Tony freakin’ Stark.

Meet The World’s Most Versatile Desktop Robot Arm

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The DexArm is an open-source robot arm with interchangeable modules that enable it to function as a 3D printer, a laser engraver and cutter, a pen plotter, and even an AI assistant robot. That means you can use it to build gadgets and create incredible art, or teach it to address wedding invitations and pour you a beer. It’s basically the perfect hobby for anyone interested in robotics, engineering, 3D printing, graphic design, coding, and artificial intelligence.

Amazingly, the DexArm is precise down to just 50 microns. Its 3D printing module can print using a number of versatile materials, including PLA, TPU, wood, and carbon fiber. Its laser engraving and cutting module lets you engrave, etch, and cut on materials like cardboard, wood, and ceramics. Its pen holder module can draw everything from schematics to custom illustrations. And its soft gripper and air picker modules let you create all sorts of custom tasks.

Unlike other 3D printers, the DexArm has a huge working range of 8.3 x 11.7 inches for 2D objects and 8.6 x 8.6 x 14.9 inches for 3D objects. If you install the DexArm on the optional sliding rail kit, the number of things you can create is practically unlimited.

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Learn How To Code

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The ability to code computer programs is an essential skill for the 21st century. Not only does it prepare us for the jobs of the future, but it also teaches us new ways to solve problems and communicate ideas.

The DexArm might just be the most fun and engaging way to learn coding ever devised.

If you want, you can use the included Rotrics Studio software to design projects and create custom automations. However, the DexArm is also fully compatible with Scratch, the internationally acclaimed MIT-designed app that teaches children how to code. And when you get really good at programming, Rotrics provides API for using programming languages like C, C++, Python, Java, Javascript, and ROS.

In short, you can have all kinds of fun with the DexArm whether you’re a coding expert or a total beginner.

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Dive Into The World Of AI Robotics Today

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The Rotrics DexArm comes with three different kits at three different price points. However, the best value is the Luxury Kit. It includes the DexArm, a 3.5-inch touchscreen controller, plus the pen holder module, laser engraving module, 3D printing module, soft-gripper module, and air-picker module—all for less than a thousand dollars. Rotrics also has a number of accessories for the DexArm that you may find useful down the road. These include the aforementioned sliding rail kit, as well as a computer vision kit, a safety enclosure, and a conveyor belt.

If you’re looking for an enriching new STEM hobby for you or your family in 2021, the Rotricks DexArm could be just the thing for you. And with a 30-day money back guarantee plus a one-year warranty, you have absolutely nothing to lose from giving it a shot. So click here to order yours today.

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