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Tag: 3d Printer

Using Disk Drives and 3D Printers as MIDI Musical Instruments

Using Disk Drives and 3D Printers as MIDI Musical Instruments
We’ve seen floppy drives and hard drives used to make music, but laurens.weyn’s Unconventional Instrument Orchestra can use “pretty much anything with steppers, or anything that makes noise on a signal pulse as percussion.” That includes…
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3Doodler 2.0 3D Printing Pen Lets You Create Drawings in the Air

3Doodler 2.0 3D Printing Pen Lets You Create Drawings in the Air
We have been talking about the 3Doodler pen since it first turned up on Kickstarter several years ago. This is sort of a mash up between a 3D printer and a hot glue gun. What it…
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3D Printed Manual Transmission Actually Shifts

3D Printed Manual Transmission Actually Shifts
One of the cool things about 3D printers is that you can use them to make just about anything you can dream up. An engineer named Eric Harrell used his 3D printer to make all the…
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Amazon Patent App Outlines Plan to 3D Print Goods Inside Delivery Vehicles

Amazon Patent App Outlines Plan to 3D Print Goods Inside Delivery Vehicles
Jeff Bezos and Amazon want in the worst way possible to get goods into your hands faster. Let’s face it, one of the only reasons many of us don’t buy everything from Amazon already is because…
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Scotty 3D Printing, Scanning & Milling Machine “Teleports” Objects: Beam Me Up and Shave Me Down, Scotty!

Scotty 3D Printing, Scanning & Milling Machine “Teleports” Objects: Beam Me Up and Shave Me Down, Scotty!
A couple of years ago we talked about the Zeus, a 3D printer and scanner that could “fax” an object to another unit by scanning it and then sending the resulting 3D model to the other…
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At Last: Hershey Has a 3D Chocolate Printer

At Last: Hershey Has a 3D Chocolate Printer
Shown off at the recent CES 2015, the CocoJet 3D Printer is a reality. It is a collaboration between Hershey and 3D Systems. It is a printer that prints chocolate shapes. Soon we might even be…
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Voxel8 to 3D Print Complete Electronic Devices

Voxel8 to 3D Print Complete Electronic Devices
Up until now, the vast majority of 3D printers on the market have been designed to produce plastic models, and if there’s functionality, it’s pretty primitive – like rotating gears. But Voxel8 aims to change that,…
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The ZMorph 2.0.S Is the Ultimate Making Machine

The ZMorph 2.0.S Is the Ultimate Making Machine
3D printers are getting cooler and cooler every day. Resolutions are quickly approaching the point where it’s possible to create very, very detailed surfaces with a minimum of aliasing. Yeah, I’m calling it “aliasing,” since that’s…
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iBox Nano May Be the Cheapest and Tiniest 3D Printer in all the Land

iBox Nano May Be the Cheapest and Tiniest 3D Printer in all the Land
I have always thought that having a 3D printer would be really awesome, but they typically cost $1000 or more. They usually take up quite a bit of space, and my house is crowded with enough…
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5axismaker Multi-fabricator: Mill, Scan, Print, Spray & Cut

5axismaker Multi-fabricator: Mill, Scan, Print, Spray & Cut
We’ve seen a couple of compact machines that can print, scan or mill objects. Fedor Gridnev and Elena Gaidar want to raise the bar for affordable workshop machines with the 5axismaker. It’s a 5-axis milling machine,…
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Sculptify David 3D Printer Uses Pellets Instead of Filaments: Pew Pew Print

Sculptify David 3D Printer Uses Pellets Instead of Filaments: Pew Pew Print
The plastic used in most 3D printers come in the form of rolls of filament. But Sculptify designed its David 3D printer to use pellets instead, hoping to make their device print in a wider variety…
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3D4C Full Color 3D Printer: CMYKDDD

3D4C Full Color 3D Printer: CMYKDDD
We’ve seen a couple of 3D printers that can create multicolored objects in one build, but they’re out of the price range of mere mortals. You can get the reasonably affordable MakerBot Replicator 2X, but it…
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MakerBot Replicator Available in Some Home Depot Locations

MakerBot Replicator Available in Some Home Depot Locations
I really like the idea of owning a 3D printer so I can build all sorts of cool items when I want. The catch for me is that I want to see how hard the machine…
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Printeer 3D Printer for Kids: Print A Sketch

Printeer 3D Printer for Kids: Print A Sketch
We’ve seen a couple of iPad apps that simplify 3D modeling for kids. Mission Street Manufacturing wants to go beyond that and teach children how 3D printers work as well. Its Printeer is designed to be…
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MOD-t 3D Printer is the Cheapest 3D Printer Yet

MOD-t 3D Printer is the Cheapest 3D Printer Yet
3D printers are very useful devices and there are plenty of them on the market today. You will spend at least $500 or more on most of the commercially available printers. That means that a lot…
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3D Fruit Printer: Tree 2.0

3D Fruit Printer: Tree 2.0
We’ve seen 3D printers make chocolate, pizza, pasta and more. Here’s one that prints fruits. Or rather, “fruits.” Developed by English company Dovetailed, the printer uses drops of fruit juice to form food using a culinary…
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