Aluminum Extruder Documentation Fun

Aluminum Extruder Documentation Fun

The Aluminum Extruder, or Alu Extruder, is a hit!  There has been a few little changes — as is my MO, if I can Simplify it, I will.  This of course creates some confusion and underscores the need for good documentation.  I spent a few hours today trying some new...

A review of the Printrbot 3D printer

By Luis Ibanez from Opensource.com If you’re looking around for 3D printers that are both inexpensive and open source friendly, the Printrbot Simple Kit will probably catch your attention. This Kit sells for close to $300, and for our team required a full-day of...
Printrbot Demonstrates Auto Bed Leveling

Printrbot Demonstrates Auto Bed Leveling

Today, I live in the future. For the first time, an in-house Printrbot Simple has used Marlin’s official code (plus some voodoo from Laine – more on that in a minute) to auto level the bed and print a cube on a severely slanted print bed. It Doesn’t...