/OLO: An Amazing $99 3D Printer for your Smartphone

OLO: An Amazing $99 3D Printer for your Smartphone

3D Printing unlocked plenty of opportunities in various business sectors around the world. In the recent years, 3D Printing has got lots of advanced features and become more affordable for all types of users. OLO, the new 3D Printing device introduced by OLO 3D Inc., in Kickstarter is definitely a device from the future. It has taken the technology a step further and brought the 3D Printing technology for the Smartphones.


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OLO is an upcoming project proposed on Kickstarter for funding. It is really a promising project, which has already reached more than its pledged goal. Lets have a look at all the details and specifications of the product.

Size and Specifications

OLO is the first portable 3D printing device for Smartphones. The size of the device is 6.8 x 4.5 x 5.8 inches. So, it supports from 4-inch to 5.8 inch Smartphones. It has a decent printing volume, where you can print objects over 400 cm3 using the printer. It weighs around 780 grams, which lets you carry the device anywhere and print on the go. OLO supports all the Android, iOS and Windows devices.

How it works

OLO is simple and easy to use for any type of Smartphone users. All you have to do is, open the OLO app on your Smartphone and select the object you want to print. Place the device on your Smartphone and pour the resin. That’s all, OLO will start printing the object right away. It has different types of resins, which lets you print objects in different colors and materials of your choice. OLO is cordless and doesn’t need power to work, all you need is four AA Cell batteries to print your favorite 3D objects.

OLO is compatible with all the popular 3D designing apps for Smartphones and Desktops. You can use any 3D designing app on your device to print on OLO. Also, you can use any 3D scan app on your Smartphone to print a 3D model of your friends and family members. Either you are an absolute beginner or a professional 3D designer, OLO will be very simple to use with your favorite apps.

Approximately OLO can print 1-inch in 1 hour and 55 minutes and can reach resolution up to 32 Microns. One of the interesting features of the device is, the resin will be automatically hardened by the light of your Smartphone. It lets you send 3D messages to your friends via OLO app. The recipient can reveal the message only by printing it. The resins come in 4/6/8 packaging  and you can choose the boxes as per your requirements.

OLO is an excellent gadget for you to get into the 3D printing technology. What do you think about OLO? Will it revolutionize the 3D printing market? Share your thoughts in the comment section below. Thanks for reading, do share this post with your friends.

Source: Kickstarter

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