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After a long wait, ReplicatorG 0005 is finally available for your printing and simulating enjoyment. Most of the changes have been stability fixes and tinkering under the hood, but theres also a bunch of changes that should make your life a bit easier (especially if you were using 0004): * ReplicatorG is now much smarter about serial ports. You can now explicitly tell ReplicatorG which serial port to use. You can download ReplicatorG 0005 from googlecode.

mbot3d GRID 2 3d printer

DIY 3D Printing

The new printer features an automatic build plate calibration system that guides the user through the setup and then at every print probes the surface and uses the calibrated distance. From company page about Grid 2: The GRID II is a third generation printer from mbot3D.

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3D Printed Cookies: More printable recipes & frostrusion walkthrough.

Open 3DP

These should be pre-frozen before printing. Pull the build plate from the freezer just before printing to ensure good bed adhesion. Remember butter melts… which can destroy the print resolution. more on 3D printing cookie dough here.

Repetier vs. Replicator G?

Tales of a 3D Printer

They are constantly messing with the print speed, temperature, etc. I personally haven''t seen anything on the Repetier panels that isn''t under "Edit Profiles" in ReplicatorG somewhere, but I''ll need more time with it to be sure. One fun thing, however, is that Repetier visually tracks the progress of the print - great for demos! With our newest Printrbot, we have been experimenting with the (open source) Repetier software.

3D Printed Cookies: More printable recipes & frostrusion walkthrough.

Open 3DP

These should be pre-frozen before printing. Pull the build plate from the freezer just before printing to ensure good bed adhesion. Remember butter melts… which can destroy the print resolution. more on 3D printing cookie dough here. Working Specs.

Another way to use high end CNC as DIY 3d printer with Mach3 software

DIY 3D Printing

In this setup, we don''t need to change the original setup and be able to switch CNC/printing jobs easily. Printer Head mount: We choose Makerbot Plastruder MK5( [link] ) as our print head. 5.Generate the g-code from ReplicatorG, as a normal 3D printing procedure.

Multimode Host Software

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The latest version (https://reprap.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/reprap/trunk/reprap ) allows you to: Load STL files and print them on a SNAP RepRap (PIC or Arduino). Load STL files and print them on a GCode RepRap (Arduino or Sanguino). Load STL files and print them as GCodes to a file.

RepRap: Blog: Around the RepRap Community 08/06/2011

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Made in Space , a space startup founded to leverage 3d printing as a manufacturing tool in space, has operated 2 RepRap Cousin Projects in Zero G. Hostless (computerless) RepRap printing with RAMPS, SDRAMPS, SJFW, an LCD and keypad by ScribbleJ. RepRap: Blog.

Qidi Tech I 3D Printer Review

3D Printing Hub

3D printing is a technical hobby, so you’re destined to run into problems every now and then. Inside, the Qidi Tech I has a heated aluminum print bed and a lighting system. The current model has an improved motherboard, print head, power supply, and cooling fans. For connectivity, the Qidi Tech I, as mentioned, has an SD card slot, which allows you to print without a connected computer. It’s the most convenient method to start prints. Good print quality.

Wahooo!!

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Well, I finally did it: I''ve printed my first minimug. This may come as a surprise, but the Director of the RepRap Research Foundation has never printed anything, UNTIL NOW!

RepRap: Blog: Sourcing a 3d Printer

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Print them yourself: I know, how do you print the parts for your 1st 3d printer when you dont have a 3d printer? Metrix Clonedel These are the cheapest parts, and I have personally reviewed their products, they are good enough replacements for the printed parts. RepRap: Blog.

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Review : which software for 3D printers?

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A short review of 3D-printing softwares Example: Cura as a smart front end to show, scale, slice and print The printer firmware This is the software that tells the hardware what to do, and to read sensors such as the temperature.

Pull Yourself Together, Bot!

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How can we simplify the corner brackets to be easier to assemble as well as easier to print. Question #1 was inspired because I''ve been having a hell of a time trying to print the corner brackets, as well as assembly troubles. It''s simple, no-fuss, and easy to print.

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