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Man Compares $50 3D Printed Cyborg Beast To His $42,000 Prosthetic Hand


Jose Delgado, Jr. was born without most of his left hand. Here he gives some honest feedback on a $50 3D printed prosthetic hand about how it compares to his more expensive myoelectric prosthesis. The verdict? 3D printing is the future.

3D printers are coming down in price rapidly, and with the recent Kickstarter success of a $299 3D printer called The Micro this kind of technology is becoming very accessible, and it’s opening up some very exciting possibilities for small-scale local manufacturing.

Want to print your own Cyborg Beast? You can download the files here. Video and story via 3D Universe.

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