Month: September 2016

Upgrade you 3D printer's electronics! 🍹 Smoothieboard and ⚛ Atom3D 2.0!
Tips and Tricks

Upgrade your 3D printer’s electronics! 🍹 Smoothieboard and ⚛ Atom3D 2.0!

Brain swapping! The Atom 2.0 Delta 3D printer will become home toa new mainboard, the fast, shiny 32-bit Smoothieboard! We’ll try and see how much it can speed up the complex math required for this sort of 3D printer, and just for good measure, we’ll also throw on an Android table to control the entire contraption with a touchscreen. Live tips/donations here! Buy them here: Smoothierboard Atom3D 2.0 Lenovo Android tablets Model shown is designed by Dizingof Music is Chris Zabriskie – Mario Bava Sleeps In a Little Later ThanContinue reading

Community, Tips and Tricks

3D printing basics: From idea to the physical world! [Q&A / walkthrough]

Today we’ll walk through the full process from the initial idea to the finished 3d printed part! Whether you’ve just barely heard of 3D printing or are already a proud 3D printer owner, feel free to ask any questions in live chat for any stage of 3D design, fixing files, slicing and, finally, 3D printer preparation and operation. Live tips/donations here!   Music is Chris Zabriskie – Mario Bava Sleeps In a Little Later Than He Expected To

3D Printer Reviews

Stealth black: The Layer One Atom 2.0 delta 3D printer review!

Delta 3D printers do look spectacular, but can they keep up with the tried-and-true designs open-source 3D printing started with? Get one Watch the build livestream here What’s up everyone, Tom here, and today we’re checking out the Atom 2.0, the first commercial Delta 3D printer i’m reviewing and quite a good start for that category, too! It comes with an all-metal frame, carbon fiber rods and a titanium hotend, but is that enough to make a good 3D printer? Let’s find out.

Why dual extrusion matters - First look at the Prometheus System!
Hardware Reviews

Why dual extrusion matters – First look at the Prometheus System!

The time is now! Dual- and Multiextrusion have always been around, but never really caught on. This year, we’re going to see a whole lot more of it and more sophisticated solutions, too! Prometheus System Kickstarter Models shown: Pet monster Valentine by Andreas Böhler Two Color World by m6mafia Dice with coloured dots (Dual Extrusion) by PolygonPusher 2-color standing cat by nervoussystem SIMPLE PROPELLERS by davidbec08

3D Printer to the cloud: Testing out the Element by Printr!
Unboxing

3D Printer to the cloud: Testing out the Element by Printr!

Join in as we get the Printr Element going – a WiFi-cloud-server-addon-device that lets you control and share your 3D Printer from anywhere in the world! Cloud slicer included! You know, to to slice your files in the cloud. Not to slice up clouds in the sky. Obviously. Learn more printr.com Live tips/donations here! Matterhackers https://www.matterhackers.com/?rcode=TSAN86 Music is Chris Zabriskie – Mario Bava Sleeps In a Little Later Than He Expected To