In time for the holidays, Best Buy and Toys"R"Us® join global 3D printing leader to ensure users have easy access to 3D printing technologySAN DIEGO, Dec. 6, 2016 — (PRNewswire) — XYZprinting, the world's leading 3D printer manufacturer, announced today partnerships with consumer electronics retailer, Best Buy, and the world's leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, Toys"R"Us®. XYZprinting's lauded da Vinci Mini (MSRP $289) will be available in select Best Buy locations across the United States and on BestBuy.com. In a move that introduces consumers to the benefits of 3D printing, Best Buy will feature the da Vinci Mini, making 3D printing accessible to everyone from tech-savvy consumers to beginners of all ages. Additionally, XYZprinting's popular, kid-friendly and education-oriented da Vinci miniMaker (MSRP $249.95) 3D printer will be available online on Toysrus.com.
"Our partnerships with Best Buy and Toys"R"Us are designed to bring this innovative product experience to a whole new subset of customers, while also delivering valuable tools to the educators, designers, professionals and tech enthusiasts that want and need them the most," said Simon Shen, CEO of XYZprinting and New Kinpo Group. "These retail programs reflect XYZprinting's dedication to ensuring 3D printing technology is attainable on a national scale."
More About the Best Buy Retail Relationship
To further support the full range of the da Vinci Mini functionality, Best Buy will also stock XYZprinting's corresponding PLA filaments made of non-toxic, biodegradable plastic that is recyclable and safe for the environment.
The da Vinci Mini, a member of the award winning da Vinci product line, requires no assembly, is user-friendly and quiet, making it non-disruptive and optimal for classroom use.
Additional product details:
- Robust build size of 5.9 x 5.9 x 5.9 inches and a resolution of 100 to 400 microns
- Auto-feeding filament system ensures filament is installed correctly
- Auto-calibration system accurately determines the distance between the extruder nozzle and the print bed to ensure the best print possible.
- Connect wirelessly from your home network to manage and send prints to the Mini
The da Vinci Mini has received awards from some of the largest computer and consumer electronics exhibitions in the world, such as the Best Choice Golden Award at COMPUTEX Taipei 2016, TWICE Picks award, and the CES 2016 Editor's Choice Awards
More About the Toys"R"Us Retail Relationship
XYZprinting's da Vinci miniMaker is one of the company's newest, education-focused, family-friendly 3D printer. It is the first 3D printer in the STEM toy category and it's the first 3D printer ever to be available to kids and families for purchase through Toys"R"Us. The availability of 3D printers on Toysrus.com, not only expands the accessibility of 3D printing, but signals a step in helping children to get their hands-on 3D printers for study and play.
Additional product details:
- Build size of 5.9 x 5.9 x 5.9 inches and a resolution of 100 to 400 microns
- Compact frame perfect for small spaces in classrooms or at home
- Intuitive auto-calibration automatically determines and sets the distance and leveling of the print bed and the extruder module with minimal effort by the user resulting in the best possible prints in the classroom or at home
The entire da Vinci product line is also compatible with XYZprinting's Educational Ecosystem, which includes the XYZ 3D Gallery, XYZ STEAM, and XYZmaker. The XYZ 3D Gallery has over 4,500 3D models for free download; XYZ STEAM is an online curriculum exchange program where educators can download free curricula and incorporate them into their classroom; and XYZmaker is a CAD software for beginners to make their own 3D creations.
XYZprinting Holiday Deals
This holiday season, XYZprinting is offering a number of deals through major retailers including, Best Buy, Toys"R"Us, Barnes and Noble, Amazon, Target, Walmart, and more. Deals include:
- The da Vinci Mini is available for $269.99 at Best Buy
- Currently with a holiday discount, the da Vinci miniMaker is available for $229.95 at all major retailers
- XYZprinting will also have more 3D printers on sale, including the lauded da Vinci Jr. 1.0, da Vinci Jr. 1.0 Wireless, and the open-source filament 3D printers, the da Vinci 1.0 Pro and the Pro 3-in-1 for $100 and $200 off respectively at all major retailers
See the full list of holiday promotions here.
XYZprinting, a New Kinpo Group company, is dedicated to bringing cost-effective 3D printing to educators and classrooms, consumers and artists, small-to-midsized businesses, and households around the world. With proven industry expertise, XYZprinting has broken down the barriers of 3D printer ownership by providing an easy-to-use device that delivers an outstanding user experience, connected to a computer or via mobile. Its printers have won numerous other accolades within the 3D printing industry, at major industry events, and with top publications. XYZprinting currently has offices in China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, the United States and Europe. To learn more, please visit http://us.xyzprinting.com.
About Toys"R"Us, Inc.
Toys"R"Us, Inc. is the world's leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, offering a differentiated shopping experience through its family of brands. Merchandise is sold in 875 Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and Guam, and in more than 765 international stores and over 245 licensed stores in 37 countries and jurisdictions. With its strong portfolio of e-commerce sites including Toysrus.com and Babiesrus.com, the company provides shoppers with a broad online selection of distinctive toy and baby products. Toys"R"Us, Inc. is headquartered in Wayne, NJ, and has an annual workforce of approximately 62,000 employees worldwide. The company is committed to serving its communities as a caring and reputable neighbor through programs dedicated to keeping kids safe and helping them in times of need. Since 1992, the Toys"R"Us Children's Fund, a public charity affiliated with Toys"R"Us, Inc., has donated more than $125 million in grants to children's charities. For more information, visit Toysrusinc.com or follow @ToysRUsNews on Twitter. Follow Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us on Facebook at Facebook.com/Toysrus and Facebook.com/Babiesrus and on Twitter at Twitter.com/Toysrus and Twitter.com/Babiesrus.