I just have to share this inspirational video about Prusa and how they got to be where they are today. It was pointed out to me by a friend in the chat room of 3D Printing site on Stack Exchange.
I’d just love to go there to visit and take the tour.
Dolly, a cheap, if not the cheapest, 3D printer
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A collection of useful, high quality, video tutorials for the construction of various 3D RepRap printers:
As I was looking into purchasing a Prusa i3, I thought it would be a good idea to watch some video tutorials on how to build it. There are two sets of video tutorials included here:
- One superlative set by engineglue, from NWRepRap, which shows every step in detail, and;
- Another set, which shows Nillabean, who doesn’t appear to know what he is doing, trying to put a Prusa i3 MK2 together, from Nillabean. In this set, more time is spend faffing around with the video and sound quality than on the actual build.
The tutorials by NWRepRap use a geared extruder with a J Head hotend.
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After having purchased a number of parts made by 3D printers, and seeing that the DIY printers are controlled by Arduino Mega boards, with a RAMPS 1.4 shield, I thought that I would look into them.
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