Troubleshooting your 2016 Printrbot Simple

Recovering From Various Issues on the Printrhub We have designed your Printrbot to recover gracefully in many cases. We don’t ever WANT you to have to use any of the instructions below. But stuff happens. So we are providing some tools below to help you recover...
Visit to the Printrbot Farm at UC Irvine

Visit to the Printrbot Farm at UC Irvine

I love crazy ideas. The kind where people have a vision for something they want to accomplish but have no idea how to do it. THAT I can relate to. Jesse and Co. at UC Irvine has this kind of idea. I couldn’t help but jump in and help them navigate the uncharted...
Stand and 3D Deliver – LA School District Visit

Stand and 3D Deliver – LA School District Visit

LA is a big place. Dave, our customer service dude, and I visited recently. Los Angeles School district showed interest in our printers, so we were excited to learn more. Lincoln, CA, where I live and operate Printrbot, is a small-town-feel place with a slow, relaxing...
Something Simple This Way Comes

Something Simple This Way Comes

CEOs want to sell product. So when a CEO starts talking without being asked, keep that in mind. I’m a CEO and, yes, I want you to buy our gear. I like to think I’m different, but I am painfully aware that if you don’t buy our products my company will...
Cross the Streams!

Cross the Streams!

I’m the CEO of Printrbot and I am living the dream. But not for the reasons you might think. You may think that the joy in my day-to- day job is executing our vision of bringing accessible 3D printers and tools to the world, and I guess you would be partly right...
Getting Ready for Maker Faire Bay Area 2016!

Getting Ready for Maker Faire Bay Area 2016!

After a number of years in the Maker Shed and a few other various locations around Maker Faire, Printrbot has finally taken the plunge and opted for a proper space at Maker Faire. ¬†Since this is our first “grown up” appearance, we are looking to make a...