In collaboration with the product innovation company specialised in household goods, StoreBound, the PancakeBot will soon be released to the market – *batter not included.
February 2, 2015: Anyone fancying their breakfast prepared by a 3D printer, will soon have the opportunity to buy one.
Introducing their latest prototype at the Maker Fair Bay Area 2014, the PancakeBot team has come a long way from the original version made out of LEGO blocks. The device featuring an acrylic body is equipped with adafruit motor shields, an atmel-based Arduino Mega, two stepper motors and belt drivers as well as a vacuum pump.
After choosing your design, the 3D printer squirts batter onto the hot build plate to cook:
March 9, 2015: Update – PancakeBot already successfully funded on Kickstarter
As of now, PancakeBot is available for pre-order on the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. All early bird offers are already gone but you can still pledge $ 179 to bring a bit of fun and excitement into your daily breakfast routine.
March 9, 2016: PancakeBot can be pre-ordered now
After a successful Kickstarter campaign last year, the PancakeBot is finally available for order through Storebound for $299.99, with estimated shipment this March. You can now print your favourite breakfast on a surface of 17.5″ x 8.25″ (44.5 cm x 21 cm). The easy-to-use software can be downloaded and includes pre-set designs, while you can also create your own designs, that can then be exported to an SD card (not included). With the printer you will also receive a removable, non-stick griddle with temperature dial and drip tray als well as a BPA-free batter dispenser bottle. Recommended batter recipes will also be included.