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Assembly Drawings for the Printrbot Play (Model 1505)

In an ongoing effort to help you build your Printrbot right the first time, we have released assembly drawings for the Printrbot Play (Model 1505) in our Documentation Archive. These exploded view drawings show the relationship of your Printrbot parts and how they fit...

Thank You Print Club Members

We are extending lower ABS/PLA filament prices to the world! Oh, and we are closing down the Print Club. 🙁 Yeah, that sounds like marketing spin. I hate marketing spin, so I will level with you... Printrbot has set out to bring down the cost of ABS/PLA filament, but...

Before You Buy a Printrbot

CEO Brook Drumm goes over the Printrbot product line (May 2015) and gives some advice to new prospective users.

Assembly Drawings for the Metal Plus (Model 1412)

In an ongoing effort to help you build your Printrbot right the first time, we have released assembly drawings for the Printrbot Metal Plus (Model 1412) in our Documentation Archive. These exploded view drawings show the relationship of your Printrbot parts and how...

Converting 9g servos to continuous rotation

I love these little servos, they are so cheap. I will show you how to convert them to continuous rotation servos. Sure, you could buy them already as continuous servos here:...

Setting up your Raspberry Pi to run a robot! Skycam

Note from Brook: (August 1, 2016) After a few months, I went through this tutorial and found I made (or forgot) a couple things. I updated the Coder app to include relative links - USE THIS LINK>>  skycam080116.zip My microswitches were shorting the circuit out...

Join Us at 3D Printshow Paris, Oct 17-18

3D PRINTSHOW IS THE PLACE TO EXPLORE 3D PRINTING AND LEARN ABOUT ALL OF THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THIS INCREDIBLE INDUSTRY.  People often ask: What is 3D Printshow? Is it a business conference, an education symposium, an arts and fashion gallery, a networking meetup?...

Printrbot CNC Beta Testing

We are thrilled to announce that we are accepting applications to join us in the beta testing of our new Printrbot CNC. This will be a limited beta test. We are going to choose no more than 10 applicants who have the time, interest, and expertise to move this product...

Join Us at World Maker Faire New York, Sept 20-21

Printrbot will be an exhibitor at this year's Maker Faire in New York City. Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. Part science fair, part...

Join Us at 3D Printshow London, Sep 4-6

3D PRINTSHOW IS THE PLACE TO EXPLORE 3D PRINTING AND LEARN ABOUT ALL OF THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THIS INCREDIBLE INDUSTRY.  People often ask: What is 3D Printshow? Is it a business conference, an education symposium, an arts and fashion gallery, a networking meetup?...

Can We Get a Wrench on the Crowdfunding Spigot?

By Mike Titsch, Lead Editor, 3D Printer World The personal 3D printing industry is in the throes of a self-destructive trend that needs to be addressed. Fueled by an overabundance of competition and easily attained headlines such as, "New Printer Blows Up On...

How 3D Printing Is Making Better Movie Monsters

By Andrew Tarantola, Gizmodo Staff Writer, @Terrortola Cinematic special effects have come a long way since Jason and the Argonauts. What once required dedicated and labor-intensive filming sessions can now easily be generated in near-lifelike quality by modern CGI....

Assembly Drawings for the Metal Simple

In an ongoing effort to help you build your Printrbot right the first time, we have released assembly drawings for the Printrbot Metal Simple on our help.printrbot.com instructions site. These exploded view drawings show the relationship of your Printrbot parts and...