About UUNA TEK®
Welcome to UUNA TEK®, a trailblazer in the electronics realm since 2015. Our evolution began with uunatek.com, a platform founded by us, a husband-and-wife team, offering a meticulously curated array of electronics, from robotic arms to car air fresheners and automatic car tents. Drawing on our extensive industry experience, we ensured the best prices without compromising on quality, sharing these exceptional products with a global audience.
Amidst our diverse offerings, one product emerged as a star: the iDraw Pen Plotter. Its extraordinary potential and growing popularity led to the inception of a dedicated platform for creators, artists, students, and educators. The iDraw Pen Plotter 2.0, now under the banner of UUNA TEK®, has become a symbol of precision and innovation. Learn more about the relationship between UUNA TEK® and iDraw here.
But that's not all—we are immensely proud of the trust placed in us by over 20,000 customers spanning seven years. Their satisfaction is a testament to our commitment to quality and service. As long-term partners with industry giants like Elektor in European countries, Thingbits in India, and consultants such as Johnson Consult, we've also forged alliances with esteemed entities like Handwrytten, Pendroid in Japan, and partnered with renowned robotic centers at institutions including Nottingham Trent University and Western Sydney University. Additionally, we've left our mark in STEAM educational centers and top generative art communities like Artblocks.
Experience the fusion of cutting-edge technology, artistic expression, and trusted partnerships with UUNA TEK®—the name that resonates with innovation, quality, and global collaboration.
In July 2015, my husband Klaus and I took a bold step, departing from our stable jobs to embark on the establishment of UUNA TEK®. Our initial focus centered around providing electronic products such as earphones and phone cases. During this period, we successfully registered two essential entities: the China Office and the UK Office.
The China Office, situated in the vibrant technological hub of Shenzhen City, specializes in the procurement of high-tech electronics. By leveraging the robust supply chain system in the region, this entity plays a pivotal role in securing cutting-edge technologies for our operations. Concurrently, the UK Office manages operational aspects, marketing, branding, and sales functions. This strategic allocation of responsibilities enables us to harness the unique strengths of each entity, fostering a dynamic and efficient business model.
By December 2016, we began collaborating with DOBOT® as one of their official distributors, selling their robotic arms through our small shop on uunatek.com.
In May 2017, we proudly obtained official authorization to sell the innovative Lanmodo® Car Tent.
August 2017 marked a significant milestone as we introduced our own personalized brands, unveiling the iDraw 1.0 XY Handwriting Machine and 3D Printer.
The dedication to quality and continuous improvement led us to upgrade the iDraw 1.0, resulting in the remarkable iDraw 2.0 T-structure Handwriting Machine in August 2019. Its speed surpassed that of competitors like Axidraw®, leaving us pleasantly surprised. To accompany this development, we launched a dedicated website, idrawpenplotter.com, exclusively for iDraw products.
Building a thriving community has always been important to us. In October 2020, we created a private community on Facebook, providing iDraw enthusiasts with numerous benefits, including giveaways, discounts, and the latest news.
In July 2021, we introduced the highly sought-after iDraw H, an upgraded version of the iDraw 2.0 with enhanced stability and even higher speeds. It quickly became our best-selling product.
Responding to feedback from our community, we released the larger A1/A2 size of the iDraw H in August 2022, catering to diverse artistic needs.
April 2023 witnessed our expansion into the Japanese market with the launch of idrawpenplotter.jp, offering localized services and customization options.
In October 2023, we successfully relocated our office from the UK to Hong Kong. Our Chinese office remains operational, handling production and after-sales service, while the new Hong Kong office focuses on marketing, branding, and financial functions. This strategic move enhances our operational efficiency and marks a pivotal step in our company's growth.
R.R. Pascoe | @rrpascoeart
I have done some basic ploting with my CNC mill previously, but the ease of use and plug and playability of the iDraw remained really appealing, so I was delighted to have the opportunity to experience this machine and explore its potential impact on my workflow.
While I’ve by no means had a chance to explore the full possibilities of the iDraw yet, I’ve had a wonderful time using it in both precision, and abstract applications.
As a disabled artist my work currently explores collaborative robotics and broader digital arts space in the context of being an extension of the physical body. In the ongoing exploration and development of this concept in my artmaking practice, the iDraw has already proven itself to be a highly valuable tool in the pursuit of this aim. I look forward to seeing what else this process brings. --- October, 2023
Paul Galbraith | @hackaday.io
I absolutely love the iDraw 2.0 A3 pen plotter, and I'm super excited to use it for many more projects. As a beginner, this pen plotter has exceeded my expectations and opened up a whole new world of creativity for me. Setup was a breeze, and it works seamlessly with Inkscape. The precision and accuracy of the pen plotter are impressive. I'm also impressed with the durability and sturdiness. It feels well-made and reliable, which gives me confidence that it will last for a long time, allowing me to create countless projects without worries. ---July 15, 2023
Sheik Hussain Yunnaz | @makerman
Here I got a pen plotter from idraw, the iDraw H Version Pen Plotter - A3 Size Handwriting Machine/XY Plotter/Laser Engraver. here's a quick unboxing and putting together of the drawing machine, I ran it through a few tests and designs, and I must say I am impressed with the outcome.---June, 2023
Cameron Coward | @hackster.io
If you’re trying to decide between an AxiDraw or an iDraw and cost is your primary concern, then the decision is obvious. The iDraw 2.0 is more affordable and doesn’t seem to lack any features that the AxiDraw possesses.
If you just want a machine that can draw on paper or cardstock, then a crafting machine like a Cricut is probably a better choice. It will be cheaper, easier to use, and will have a better selection of tools (such as vinyl-cutting knives). But if you want the ability to draw on something like a plank of wood with a paint marker, then a plotting machine like the iDraw 2.0 is necessary. ---Sep 1, 2022
David Mrugala | @thedotisblack
The iDraw (from UUNA TEK)has a rather light frame of two metal rods that bend and shake slightly while the y-axis is completely extended on an A3 paper (as you can see in the video). That does not affect the accuracy though. Additionally, the pen holder plate has two springs that exercise additional pressure on the pen onto the paper. Thus the lines are very bold, however the pen tip can be damaged quickly. Moreover, the angle of the pen is at 40 degrees which also allows for better interaction between the pen tip and paper. ---August 1st, 2022
Pierre Paslier | @generativehut
To sum up this review, the iDraw is definitely a good choice if you're looking to get started with pen plotting. Newcomers to generative art can expect a sturdy machine that works straight out of Inkscape. Its pen holder will allow you to experiment with many different kinds of pens and bring your gen art on paper.
Assembly is really easy, so unless you absolutely want a plug and play experience, the iDraw should work for most artists. On the other hand, the makers will definitely enjoy building their plotter and understanding its inner workings. ---Apr 6, 2021
Although we introduce new products at a slow pace—typically one per year—we meticulously analyze each product and perfect every aspect of production and shipping. This approach ensures we deliver the best value to our customers. We sincerely hope you love our products and invite you to explore more options at uunatek.com. For iDraw, this exclusive website is your gateway to a world of creativity.