so cute !!!!!!!!!! Lovely Idea !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! good (-_-)=b
i want to see this hot item in the market!
What a wonderful idea :) Can't say how proud Koreans are! Keep up the good work!!
Good job! I'm pretty sure your work is the best!
OMG! This is ingenious! I drink 2 cups of coffee every day. Think about putting this at the office! Wow. I hope you win. I will buy one.
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I like the idea of using waste to get something else i want. But I don't get the idea of not using any source of power(USB could work...),and the need of manually moving the page and the printers head. nice idea But it wont sell as long as it involve manually feeding.
What a great thinking, Fabulous idea
Why buy a whole new printer for this?! There are plenty of cheap refill kits available for any brand of ink cartridge. Just adapt a refill kit to work with coffee or tea-based ink, and keep us from throwing our existing ink-guzzlers in the trash. Now *that* is green...
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Very good idea. Maybe it will revolutionize the idea of needing to BUY an ink cartdrige everytime you run out of ink. The most annoying part of it is that most of the times when you desperetely need to print something, you run out of ink, it's past 10PM and nothing's open, so you'll have to wait till the following day to finish your job or print your docs... The most astonishing part of your idea is that nobody has thought about that before. I just can't believe why it is so simple and nobody c
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How many pages can you print before you have to wash out the ink case? How big is this? It would be good for traveling. Nice if set up on a wireless system.
Wow~ very interest item it's very wonderful and beautiful design
What if you don't drink coffee or tea? My family doesn't drink coffee or tea. Is there anything else you can use for the ink. I think this is a fabulous idea and I would LOVE to have one. But I am not going to start drinking coffee or tea just to use it lol. As for the guy wondering how it works without electricity, we have wireless keyboards and a wireless mouse. Why not a wireless printer... My only other concern is gettting carpal tunnel from having to manually move the cartridge. :)
What a cool idea. Where can I get one? How much?
Incroyable... mais comment se fait la connexion avec l'ordinateur ? je veux bien les commercialiser dans le sud de la france !
Would reading long docs keep you awake if they were printed with coffee? Today's ink jets use water based inks. You can probably use coffee water or beet juice in their reservoirs already.
Seems a good idea to me, and of course using waste products are better, congrats !. I wonder how many expressos do I need in order to print an entire book?.
awesome idea, find something blue and add it to green and red tea to get slightly-coloured text. With the mechanical method to get it working, go for the steampunk-ish market. Wood and copper case and you can sell it 10 times it's modern-looking price. Just kidding, really like the idea.
E' una cosa meravigliosa; risparmio economico ed ecologico. I don't beleive it... its wonderful!
This is a brilliant concept. Note I said concept and not prototype. If you don't know the difference then go look it up on Wikipedia. Some people are overly critical and don't understand the slightest bit how the design process works. Here's my thoughts. Great concept, not yet a mature. I'm not sure the ergonomics have synced with the ecologic, by that I mean... no one really wants to push a bag back and forth over paper. What they would do though is turn a crank! So it's a very simple motion to
I want it! I really want it!! Nice korean!!
What a great thing - would love to use it!
Bellissima... l'idea come la realizzazione.
Wow! is it really works?
Were I Can buy it?
I don't really beilieve it... How would the "ink" fuse with the paper; wouldn't it just fall off? It just doesn't make sense to me in my head!
No Doubt. Surprise printer!
Liked the idea but even if this is a design competition, the designer should have designed something more realistic based on his own research. He can't just say that "oh, this is just a CONCEPT.' He should have solved all the issues that people already commented. That's how design works. Design is not just making things pretty. But as I said, I liked the idea. :)
I THINK THAT THIS IS A GREAT IDEA BUT I DON'T UNDERSTAND THE CONSEPT.
I love the coffee as ink concept, although that much doesn't seem original to this concept. I have all the pragmatic questions as above, but I have feeling they could solved. Human powered also seems very realistic.
unire l' utile al dilettevole niente male davvero
Yes yes yes , Perfect my project smell like coffe , its lovely
The USB standard allows a device to draw power from the PC (I have a USB coffee cup warmer) and the power used to receive and store printer data from the PC would be tiny. Presumably the printer head would not draw much power either or possibly it is gets its power from the user moving the cartridge.
I like the idea of alternative ink, but If there in no electricity, "what" do you actually print out? how do you get the image data? otherwise it only works as a drawing tool..
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I have no idea about the functionality of this, but damned if it isn't an inspired idea. I'd imagine it would require some electric power, at least to store the required data in a buffer in the device while you push the print head back and forth. (I also love the idea of never needing to pay for another print cartridge.)
I think at a concept level it's a great idea. Taking something so mundane as ink cartridges and coffee grounds and rethinking them is brilliant.
Is it a black and white printer ? Alternatively it could work in color with tomato sauce, pee and blueberry juice. Of course those tints don't have a long life expectancy but with a simple layer of benzo-polycabonate-cyanide varnish sprayed with polycyclon BZ gas you could make the color stay.
Wow..~this is awesome...
It's a good idea to emotional ^^ Good luck !
I LOVE the idea. I also think that power is necessary
I too am curious how you plan to connect this to a computer if it is 100% kinetic energy based.
Wow! If you make this work with electric motion, you'll be rich!
The no-electricity claim must be mistaken, I assume it would be feasible to avoid watts to actually move the head and the paper, but some kind of power -- even if green -- is necessary to actually communicate with the computer and spray the ink. It could be a bluetooth connection but, if the goal is being eco-friendly, perhaps a cable would save a little energy compared to radio signals. So at least the power cord would be necessary. Unless, of course, the head movement charged a small battery
Some people seem to miss the point they are in a "design competition gallery", so it's about concepts and not necessarily production.
This design would be great if you could reduce it down to a printer that uses dredges for printing. I would not personally sit there and move teh cartidge from side to side to print a page. Imagine printing a 10 page document! Additionally, using dredges as the ink may result in early ink fading.
No Electricity? Who are you kidding? And how exactly does the printer talk to the computer? Is it sucking the power from the computer through a connection? If so then don't suggest it doesn't use electricity. If it runs on some kind of battery then what is the life of the battery? Before I would say this is a good idea I would need much more information. It sounds like it's not flushed out.
It looks cool, but do you realize how long it would take to print one piece of paper? You would be moving the print head back and forth 100 times to print one sheet of paper and what tells the print head to apply ink on a certin area?
It sounds like a hoax to me... How to be sure that the user will have the right speed for the printing operation...? No need to plug the printer, how will it communicate with any computer ? I'm quite sceptical... Are there more pages with more information on that revolutionnary stuff ?
I want one. Where can I order, and for the love of god please say it uses standard ps drivers so I can use it with linux.
is there a working prototype? making the printer head move by just pulling on the sheet seems...ambitious...
Greath idea, but i must warn all of you, i make ink with cofee for some time now, but the color is alwais light, you cant get a dark shade....
Really Great. And easilly "buyable" too. Everyone would enjoy this ideia, i guess.
Very good idea...I want one, too!
Very good idea...I want one, too!
so cooooooooool~ lovely!!!
i have doubts about the printing quality, but dang this is clever for sure
Steve made a good point. I was also wondering about that. thoughts?
Really interesting concept. I like the idea of replacing a desired resource (ink) with waste (coffee grounds). Is there any proof of concept? I just wonder how big the gap between this idea and the idea of processing coffee grounds to print a document... I guess another way to put it, is what would be the biggest challenge in implementing this?
If it doesnt need power - why does it have an LED and how does the printing head get instructions on what to actually print? Surely there is some electrical/digital input needed here?
$100 laptop program could use this in developing countries.
Seems great! But, do we need to drink a cuo of cofee (or tea) every time we need to print? Doctor's would not approve this...
I love the idea of this. No power, no ink. This is ideal for remote areas and traveling. My only worry is what if I spill coffee on my papers. :-S That said, I still want one.
Great idea...I want one, too!
Finally I found a good reason to keep a pet squid around. Great idea!
Absolutely wonderful! Of course, I also want one. How about selling it to coffee brands? I assure you that here, in Italy, where people follow coffee brands a bit like sport teams, your printers will rule!!! cheers, nic
Yes where to get one?!?!!
Such a great idea! I would totally buy one as soon as it hits the market.
GOOD JOB !!!
Fantastic. The best idea I seen in years.
Owwh! I want buy one!!! Please say how!!!
So how much, and how do I get one?
Sooo cool !! Lovely Idea !!
marvelous, how can i buy one?
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