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Why 3D Printing Must Alter Its Course

Tiko

Come on 3D Printing, give up on trying to be user friendly and return to your roots. It is more than evident today that 3D Printers are in a similar course with Personal, Desktop Computers. In the very beginning, they needed huge rooms to operate. Then industrial Colossae utilized the new idea. After that, both technologies, slowly but surely, increased…

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Add touch control to your printer for cheap!

Smartphone controlling Prusa i3

Do you struggle to control your printer with this small knob and low resolution LCD screen ? Or maybe you are tired with this blocky user interface that it offers? I will tell you a secret – you can control your printer with your old smartphone with OTG (On The Go) function. Install simple app and you can perform any…

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BuildTak – Is it Worth it?

FAQ about 3d-printing

Recently I have been trying out a popular solution to the 3D printer adhesion problem we all face. There are many solutions such as blue tape, Kapton tape, glass and the list goes on. And then there is the debated one called BuildTak. There are several conflicting views on this product ; many complain about it’s big price tag, more on…

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Let’s light up our 3D Printers !!!

Let’s light up our 3D-Printers !!! In this tutorial you will learn how to make a dimmable led strip for your 3D printer! Before we begin, how are we going to do this? There are a few ways of making a control for the led, you will see some of them here: 1st = This tutorial, current controlled by a…

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3D Printer AUTO-CLEANING! | A must have!

In this tutorial you will learn the basics about scripting in G-CODE, and how to make a nozzle cleaning + Moving bed forward after print scripts. Before we begin, what you will need: Basic knowledge of g-codes (if you don’t, check my another tutorial about g-codes CLICK HERE ) A fully operating 3D printer Some “wasted” space on your bed…

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3D Printer G-CODES – The newbie guide!

How can a g-code help me to make better 3D prints? and how to use it? In this tutorial you will learn the most useful commands, and also how to use it! Please, keep in mind that this tutorial designed for Marlin / Repetier firmwares, it is not guaranteed to work with another firmware, What is a G-code? G-code (a.k.a…

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3D printer Bed Auto-Leveling (A must have!)

What is the bed auto leveling feature? See this video! RepRap Bed Auto Leveling – Alex Borro Now, this is a MUST HAVE for most printers. Had you ever felt tired of having to re-calibrate the endstop on the Z axis? Or tightening the screws on the bed every day? Well, unless you have high-end printer, you probably know what…

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