RepRap Makes The First 3D Printed DSLR Camera

RepRap, makers of fine self-replicating 3D printerse, offers us a glimpse of the future

Their future is one where advanced electronics can be built in the comfort of your own home for a fraction of the price. Their latest project offers us a small look at what that future might look like.

Last week, RepRap finished printing out an entire DSLR Canon 5D camera. It includes the body and a permanently attached zoom lens. As you would expect, the camera doesn’t work. This is more like a proof of concept. The guys at RepRap are proving that advanced shapes can be printed via a cheap 3D printer like the RepRap. Here’s a video that shows more detail:

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