The Silhouette Alta is a 3D desktop printer is unlike any Silhouette machine on the market. Instead of cutting 2D materials, the Alta prints a 3D design from the bottom up. Simply select the design for the Silhouette Design Store or design one your self with the included Silhouette 3D software. Resize and customize your design, select your color of filament, and then print your dreams! The Silhouette Alta comes pre-calibrated and preassembled.