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41 Peculiar Printers

From 3D Food Printers to Portable Photo Printers

— January 18, 2010 — Unique
Courtesy of Trend Hunter, I only recently discovered that there were more to printers than simply two-dimensional paper printers. As we become more advanced technologically, companies and individuals have started to experiment with staple products. Check out these peculiar printers to see what they have come up with.
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Activity
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Skin Printers
Skin Printers
Inkjets to Make Skin & Nerve Tissue
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40
Fun Bucket Printers
Fun Bucket Printers
Canon Selphy
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39
Breakfast Printers
Breakfast Printers
'Print Your Toast' Revolutionizes Your Morning Routine
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38
Portable Photo Printers
Portable Photo Printers
Canon Selphy ES3 and ES30
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37
Solid Printer Ink
Solid Printer Ink
Xerox ColorQube 9200 Reduces Cost of Printing by 62%
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36
World's Fastest Color Printer
World's Fastest Color Printer
60 Pages Per Minute
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35
Rewritable Printer
Rewritable Printer
Toshiba Printer Can Write and Rewrite on the Same Paper
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34
Hardware Update For Wallpaper
Hardware Update For Wallpaper
Bluetooth Wireless Printers
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33
Print Custom Artifical Bones
Print Custom Artifical Bones
3D Printer Recreates Skeletons
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32
Color Printer Pens
Color Printer Pens
Braun Markerfool Marker is an Innovative Inkjet Wonder
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31
Sustainable Liquid Printers
Sustainable Liquid Printers
The Organic Protein Printer is an Eco-Friendly Computer Accessory
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30
Zink Zero Ink Printer
Zink Zero Ink Printer
The Magic is in the Paper
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29
Glow In Dark Printer Paper
Glow In Dark Printer Paper
Get Creative With Your Computer
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28
Ricoh Makes Printer Out of Plants
Ricoh Makes Printer Out of Plants
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27
Green Computer Printers
Green Computer Printers
The RITI Coffee Printer Produces Eco Ink From Grounds
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26
Cell Phone Printers
Cell Phone Printers
PLanon Printstik & Polaroid Printers (CES 2008)
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25
Photo Frame Printers
Photo Frame Printers
The Epson PictureMate Show Displays Memories and Prints Them
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24
Inkless Handheld Printers
Inkless Handheld Printers
The Mini Giant Nixes Cartridges & Ribbons Altogether
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23
Embossed Labels
Embossed Labels
The Braille Printer Helps Visually Challenged Identify Items
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22
3D Office Copiers
3D Office Copiers
ZPrinter 350 is the Closest Thing We Have to Teleportation
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21
Mini Wireless Printer by Zebra Technologies
Mini Wireless Printer by Zebra Technologies
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20
Space Saving Office Gadgets
Space Saving Office Gadgets
Vertical Hanging Printer
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19
Toast Printer
Toast Printer
Zuse Burns Designs Into Your Bread
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18
Coffee Printer
Coffee Printer
Custom Edible Ink Images
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17
Guinness Printers
Guinness Printers
OnLatte Printers Find New Foam to Decorate
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16
DIY Funeral Printing
DIY Funeral Printing
Produce Memorial Materials With the ‘Funeralprinter' Templates
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15
Hello Kitty Printers
Hello Kitty Printers
The Canon Selphy CP770
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14
3D Object Printers
3D Object Printers
Print Your Own Jewelry
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13
CNC Toast Printer = X-Y Control System + Hot Air Rework Station
CNC Toast Printer = X-Y Control System + Hot Air Rework Station
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12
Fake ID Printer
Fake ID Printer
Persona C30 USB Name Badge Kit
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11
Ultimate Mobile Printer on Your Notebook Lid
Ultimate Mobile Printer on Your Notebook Lid
Trak
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10
Printer Paper Scultpures
Printer Paper Scultpures
Peter Callesen's Scherenschnitte
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9
3D Food Printers
3D Food Printers
Nico Klaber's 'Moleculaire' Makes Cooking a Push-Button Project
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8
Building From a 3D Printer
Building From a 3D Printer
Enrico Dini's Gaudi-Inspired Sand and Epoxy Structures
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7
Coffee Printers (UPDATE)
Coffee Printers (UPDATE)
The OnLatte Foam Printer
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6
Printing Auto Parts
Printing Auto Parts
Jay Leno Repairs His Fleet of Classic Cars With a 3D Printer
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5
3D Food Printers
3D Food Printers
The Cornucopia Food Printer Creates Healthy Meals
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4
Personalized 3D Printing
Personalized 3D Printing
Metaltec Printer Can Make Nearly Anything You Can Imagine
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3
Toast Printers
Toast Printers
The Toaster Printer Hybrid of Your Modern Dreams
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2
Mainstream 3D Printers
Mainstream 3D Printers
Desktop Factory's 3D Printer
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1
Manufactured Manicure
Manufactured Manicure
NailJet Pro's ImagiNail Inkjet Printer For Fingernails
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