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+ - $42,000 Prosthetic Hand Outperformed by $50 3D Printed Hand->

An anonymous reader writes: A man named Jose Delgado was so used to using a $42,000 myoelectric prosthetic hand for the last year that he didn't realize that there were other options out there. Although Delgado, born without a left hand, was able to obtain the hand via his insurance, he found that a 3D printed "Cyborg Beast," open source hand ,which costs just $50 to print, actually was more comfortable and performed better than the device which costs 840 times as much money.
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$42,000 Prosthetic Hand Outperformed by $50 3D Printed Hand

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