New!! Octave Precision PLA Filament for 3D Printers

The Octave Precision PLA line is designed to produce better results, fewer clogs and less wasted filament than any other PLA available today. When your print job demands the best, reach for Octave Precision.

Superior Diameter Consistency

During production, laser measurement instruments constantly check filament diameter and roundness, ensuring no greater than 20 microns in variation. Your 3D printer’s hot end is going to be fed the amount of material it expects at all times, which means less discrepancy in layer height and depth, and smoother prints.

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Intelligently Wound Spooling

Advanced robotics are employed to wind the filament onto each spool, perfectly placing each layer of filament side by side, one on top of the other. This results in tangle-free unwinding, an end to clogs caused by filament cross-binding while printing.

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Remaining Filament Estimator

The side of the clear spool is marked to reveal the length of filament remaining in meters.
Take the guesswork out of gauging whether or not there is enough left to complete a print job.

Contaminant Free Purity

Produced in an atmospherically pure, temperature and humidity-controlled environment, airborne particulates cannot reach the filament as it is being made and unwanted moisture is not introduced into the process. Technicians clean the extrusion machinery after every run to guarantee each spool suffers no imperfections from material build-up. Octave Precision PLA begins its life as pure PLA and remains pure PLA after it becomes filament.

Single Spool Inspection

Every spool of Octave Precision PLA is inspected by a technician before it is packaged. If it doesn’t meet our quality-control checklist, it is discarded.

Moisture Free Packaging

After inspection, before it ever leaves the contaminant-free production area, Octave Precision PLA is vacuum sealed in plastic wrap with a desiccant to protect against condensation forming during shipping.

John Marello http://www.octave.com

Add comment May 8th, 2017

Copy Protection For Free on Vinpower Duplicators

Vinpower has enabled its entire range of optical disc duplicators with their exclusive copy protection feature for both DVD and Blu-ray* discs.

In a time when most companies want to give you less and charge more for it, Vinpower is doing the opposite and providing more for less. Previously, the Copylock software and capability to support Vinpower’s market leading DVD copy protected image files were optional add-ons, but now Vinpower will make it available for free on all new eligible duplicators. So if you purchase any Vinpower branded DVD duplicator, the Copylock copy protection software and capabilities will be included for free*!

In today’s savvy hi-tech world, consumers are often purchasing a single video and making copies for their friends which limit the overall sales. If you worked hard and put in a lot of effort and expense into creating your video project, you shouldn’t be restricted in the number of units you can sell because you can’t afford the high price of replicated copy protection. Instead, by using Vinpower Digital’s Copylock (CPS) technology, you can feel secure by adding FREE Copy Protection* with the OCP or EZ BD format** and OptoDisc manufactured media in less time and with no minimum or maximum quantities required.

Why should it cost you extra to protect what’s rightfully yours? Keep the savings in your pocket and increase your revenue by adding Vinpower’s free Copy Protection along with the superior OptoDisc manufactured media.

For more details about this product or any of Vinpower Digital’s range of hardware, software, and media offerings, visit the Octave website, www.octave.com or speak with our authorized Vinpower representative at 800-626-8539.

*In order to utilize the free copy protection, the user must use DVD or BD media with the OptoDisc MID code, contact Vinpower for a list of such media options.
**For Blu-ray copy protection, the duplicator must be enabled to produce BD copy protected discs, check with your sales associate to make certain before purchasing.

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John Marello http://www.octave.com

Add comment February 17th, 2017

Copy Master III Duplicators with Plextor Burners

CMIII_c The Copy Master III with the latest Plextor SATA duplication grade DVD Burner reads and writes DVD/CD at blazing fast speed of 24X. The Plextor DVD burner has passed stringent testing procedures to ensure better compatibility with different media brands available today. It also incorporates a new improved chassis design to tremendously reduce noise and greatly improve writing quality. Also, with Industrial tray gears & pulleys, the Plextor burner provides a more stable disc loading tray for a longer life cycle.

With the Plextor drives, they may cost slightly more initially, but they are a much better value in the long run…

When you contemplate whether something is a better deal because the initial cost is cheaper than the competition, to understand the true cost of ownership, you need to take into account the full cost over the lifespan of the product, including durability, reliability, and longevity, to get a full picture.

For example, if we compare the high quality duplication grade Plextor PX-891SAF CD/DVD recorder drive with another common CD/DVD recorder drive that offers a slightly lower cost. In this scenario, the alternative drive is $5 cheaper than the PX-891SAF, however, the alternative drive lasts only 6 months at most under the heavy duplication production, while the PX-891SAF lasts at least 12 ~ 15 months under the same production load. That means that you would have to purchase 2 ~ 3 replacements of the alternative drive over the lifetime of a single Plextor PX-891SAF drive. So that $5 initial savings is not only wiped out, but you end up paying nearly 2 times more for the alternative drive(s) compared to the PX-891SAF over the lifespan of the drives.

In this scenario, I only looked at the true hard dollar costs of ownership, there’s also the issue that the PX-891SAF offers superior quality and less rejects than the competition. That’s another cost that should be counted when determining the overall cost of ownership. Optical drives may not be very expensive and therefore you may not think it’s worth doing a cost projection for them, however, when you consider the number of times you have to replace your drives, then you’ll quickly realize how those savings can add up.

For more details about the Copy Master III duplicators, please visit our website, www.octave.com

John Marello http://www.octave.com

Add comment January 17th, 2017

New! Octave 3D Printing Pen

Octave 3D Printing Pen

Suitable for designers, animators, illustrators, hand-crafters, students, etc.

Advanced unclogging mechanisms technology prevents jamming.

Package content

3D Printing Pen
Base for the 3d pen
Power adapter
Instructions
1.75mm PLA filament, two colors, each 60g
(Filaments are on the bottom of the box.)

Product information:

Weight: 70g
Pen Size:18.4*2.0*1.8cm
Color: Blue
Printing Speed: 2mm-40mm/S
Material required: 1.75mm ABS / PLA filaments
Material output size: 0.7mm
Temperature: 230°C (446°F) – ABS; 200??392°F?- PLA.
Packaging Size: 21.5*14*5.5cm
Certification: RoHS, CE, FCC
G.W: 0.5kg

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John Marello http://www.octave.com

Add comment November 8th, 2016

Vinpower is now offering the PX-891SAF – ROBOT recorder drive

Vinpower is happy to announce that the PX-891SAF – ROBOT is now available.

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Vinpower Digital, a recognized global manufacturer and distributor of digital duplication equipment and accessories, has received the prestigious Plextor PX-891SAF ROBOT Optical Disc Drives (ODD’s) and is the exclusive worldwide supplier with drives already in stock in select markets.

The Plextor PX-891SAF – ROBOT drive boasts many advantages to the standard half height burner drives in the following ways:

Autoloader Compatible:
• The Disc loading tray and firmware are designed specifically for automated robotic disc publishing hardware with consistent tray extension.
Better Burning Quality:
• Secure Media Speed Stability – Ensures that media duplication speed does not exceed encoded maximum rates to provide better burning control and virtually eliminates bad burns.
• Enhanced Recording Stabilization Control – Ensures all drives in a single duplication environment burn uniformly to avoid disproportionate speed fluctuations, which lead either to failed discs or less compatible completed discs.
• Stable Recording Control – The drives have an extensive database of media specs and are better able to communicate and convey these details while burning the disc(s) at ultimate speed.
Greater Compatibility with blank media and media players:
• Stable burning throughout – Provides consistent and reliable burning of any file type for the duration of the duplication progress to ensure the recorded media has far greater reliability of playback or that the discs will successfully copy to begin with.
• Archival Burning Capability – Able to burn virtually all makes of specialty archival media, including the 1000 year M-Disc brand.
• Enhanced CD-R Duplication – Limits potential distortion in CD-R audio duplication Drives
Lasts Longer:
• Built using sturdier components – Compared to alternative drives, this model was built using the true Japanese design and parts lists for a stronger and more reliable system.
• Less Wear and Tear – since there are fewer bad burns, the system is able to complete its jobs in less burns meaning a prolonged life for the drives themselves due to less use
• Industrial tray gears & pulleys – provides a more stable disc loading tray for a longer life cycle (1 cycle equals 1 tray extend from and then return into the drive)
• Enhanced Error Reporting – Provides greater details as to the cause of any potential duplication failure during the Lead-In

The Plextor PX-891SAF – ROBOT CD/DVD writer drive is immediately available and can be shipped anywhere in the world. Contact Octave Systems, Inc. for more details.

John Marello http://www.octave.com

Add comment September 13th, 2016

UP mini 2 3D Printer Now Available

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Cypress, CA , USA—July 29, 2016—Tiertime USA announced today that UP mini 2, the revolutionary desktop 3D printer with Wi-Fi technology and LCD touch screen will be available in the US on Monday, August 1st.

The UP mini 2 redefines the best desktop 3D printing experience with amazing new features all packed into a remarkable design, including fully enclosed build environment with HEPA filtering, Wi-Fi connectivity, high resolution output, a variety of build surfaces and material options to choose from, and introducing a LCD touch screen, a new and innovative way to run prints submitted from multiple sources with the touch of a finger.

UP mini 2 has the latest features available on the 3D printing market and it has also fine tuned those features to provide the best 3D printing experience…We have given much thought about intuitive user interfaces to create more consumer friendly 3D printing environment,” said Tiertime CEO Allen Guo. “As a world leading 3D printer manufacturer, Tiertime’s greatest motivation is to meet the increasing demand for consumer 3D printers on the global market. “We believe that UP mini 2 will become the best entry level 3D printing gadget for students at schools, kids at home and 3D printing fans everywhere.”

Pricing & availability UP mini 2 will be available in the US on August 1 for a suggested retail price of $599.Customers can purchase the UP mini 2 through Octave Systems, Inc.

Tiertime USA is a division of Tiertime Corporation servicing North America and it’s surrounding area. Working out of Brooklyn, New York and Cypress, California, Tiertime USA is passionate about the emerging 3D printing industry and the ability of their UP 3D printers to create a revolutionary wave of 3D printing success.

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John Marello http://www.octave.com

Add comment August 4th, 2016

July Special on Octave ABS Filament!

For the month of July, get Free UPS Ground shipping with the purchase of the Octave 1.75mm ABS Filament 8 Spool Bundle, 1kg (2.2lbs) each, Choose Any 8 Colors. Only $25 per spool!!

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Choose from 16 different colors – white, black, natural, red, green, yellow, pink, orange, purple, blue, brown, grey, transparent, galaxy blue, silver, gold.

Octave 1.75mm 3D printing Filament 8 Spool Bundle. High quality 1.75mm 1kg spool each ABS filament from Octave. Produces excellent 3D printing results.

High-quality ABS filament, manufactured to very tight tolerances and a wide extruder temperature range, making for smoother 3D printing, and fewer extruder nozzle problems.

John Marello http://www.octave.com

Add comment July 7th, 2016

Vinpower’s Disc Duplicators can accommodate up to 8TB HDD’s

All of Vinpower’s Optical Disc Duplicators can accommodate the largest available 8TB HDD’s

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The fact that an 8TB hard drive exists is quite amazing, given that magnitude of the content that could be stored on that drive. So the fact that all of Vinpower’s optical disc duplicators, manual towers and autoloaders, can utilize the 8TB HDD to store projects/jobs, is also an impressive feat. It’s also fair to think, why would anyone need such a large HDD inside a duplicator.

When you think about the fact that content is getting larger and larger, for instance, UHD/4K content could be over 100GB per disc, then it’s easy to see how a user would need a much greater amount of space to store each project for future duplication jobs. Couple that with Vinpower’s new Blu-ray Copy Protection (BCP) feature, where the protected files would need to reside on the HDD to make additional protected copies without requiring additional licenses, and the amount of space needed could add up quickly.
Regardless of whether you’ll need an 8TB HDD for your duplicator or not, the key is that Vinpower strives to stay ahead of the curve and is constantly expanding the boundaries of what’s possible for our duplication hardware.

For more details on any of the Vinpower products, please visit our website at www.octave.com

John Marello http://www.octave.com

Add comment July 1st, 2016

Vinpower’s exclusive standalone Network and Copy Connect features are MAC compatible

Vinpower’s exclusive standalone Network and Copy Connect features are compatible with the latest Apple Mac computer iOS 10.10 (Yosemite) & 10.11 (El Capitan)

Vinpower was the first to offer a true drag and drop feature in 2010 for our Standalone duplicators so that users could connect their duplicator to a computer and drag a file from the computer to the duplicators internal HDD. From there we advanced the capability to make this feature available via the network so a company could easily send files from any number of computers or a network server to the duplicator’s HDD. At first this was limited to PC’s only, but after much effort, we were able to offer this feature for those particular to Apple products, in particular the Mac users.

However, computer operating systems are continuously being upgraded to provide new features and make them stronger against viruses and hackers. This benefit to the user creates a legitimate problem for companies that make hardware that interacts with the operating systems in order to allow the computer to work with or function through the device. That’s especially true with Apple and their limited access to their iOS. Vinpower recognizes the importance of making sure all computer users can utilize the key features of our exceptional duplicators so we continue to manage our FW updates to ensure the Drag and Drop and Network features also work with the latest Mac iOS versions.

With that said, Vinpower is proud to announce that our Network and Drag and Drop features will work with the current Mac iOS 10.10 (Yosemite) & 10.11 (El Capitan).

For more details on any of the products that Vinpower carries, please visit the Octave website at www.octave.com.

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John Marello http://www.octave.com

Add comment May 17th, 2016

New Kickstarter Campaign for Polymaker

PolySmooth & Polysher: 3D Prints Without Layers by Polymaker

An entirely new 3D printing filament & desktop machine, to dramatically improve the surface quality of 3D printed parts

Want to make your 3D printed parts to look like this? Sign up on this page https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/polymaker/polysmooth-and-polysher-3d-prints-without-layers?ref=Octave

John Marello http://www.octave.com

Add comment April 27th, 2016

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