More questions arise about the new Anker M5 3D printer, even before it ships.
Wait, a removable plate for resin 3D printers?
Anker launched their first 3D printer, the M5, on Kickstarter.
News broke about a lawsuit filed by Artec 3D regarding the intellectual property of their software suite.
Our testing of the CR-Scan Lizard 3D scanning system from Creality continues with post-scan processing and our summary.
Our testing of the CR-Scan Lizard 3D scanning system from Creality continues with turntable and handheld modes and software.
We were able to obtain a CR-Scan Lizard 3D scanning system from Creality and performed some testing.
PowerBelt3D is set to release a very low-cost belt 3D printer, the TinyBelt.
A new project will launch a voice controlled 3D printer.
I haven’t seen this before: a 3D printer that uses a moving belt — except when it doesn’t.
Tupel 3D added a dental 3D scanner to their Kickstarter offering.
A new 3D print material made from oranges has been used in an artistic project.
One of Kickstarter’s more notorious 3D printing campaigns has finally called it quits.
PrintDry announced a new filament storage system that’s powered by automated vacuum technology.
A new IDEX 3D printer has been released on Kickstarter, the J1 from Jadelabo.
3D printer startup Satori launched their new flagship 3D printer, the VL2800 on Kickstarter today.
This week’s selection is the 3D printed SongBird turntable by Frame Theory 3D.
I’m looking at a new and wildly successful Kickstarter for something called the “PolySmoother”, which they say is “an extremely convenient tool for polishing 3D prints”.
A new Kickstarter project offers a different kind of 3D printer multi-material upgrade.
Get some tips for launching a Kickstarter from a veteran.
Creality’s second Kickstarter campaign ended earlier today and there’s good news and bad news.
UNIZ announced a new consumer-level 3D printer, the IBEE.
There’s a reason why Creality’s CR-30 belt 3D printer needs attention.
Creality launched what could be their largest crowdfunded product ever, the 3DPrintMill.
German startup iFactory has now launched their inexpensive belt 3D printer on Kickstarter.
This week Longer launched its latest 3D printer, the Orange 4K, on Kickstarter.
One of our technical readers took a deep dive into the new Powerbelt3D Zero 3D printer kit.
For some, using a CNC machine may be an intimidating skill.
The new JGMaker Artist-D desktop 3D printer launches this week, and it is quite a bit different from other low-cost 3D printers.
Stacker announced the F1, a desktop 3D printer that is quite a bit smaller than their previous models.
Crowdfunding ventures for 3D printers seem to have transformed significantly in the past few years, and a recent event is the first of many to come.
The 3DFORT is an ultra-low-cost desktop 3D printer on Kickstarter. We have some thoughts on this development.
Mimaki’s powerful full color texture 3D printers are being used to 3D print mass quantities of customized artwork for consumers.
Need an ultra-high-resolution tabletop 3D scanner? One great option could be the new D3D-s device that’s now available on Kickstarter.
Many 3D printing startups have failed, but none in quite the way that B3 Innovations has just announced.
I’m looking at some details on an upcoming 3D printer that seems too good to believe.
Helmets are imperative for head protection — but only when they work.
Kickstarter announced a new set of tests for 3D printers that appear on their site.
A new 3D printer has appeared on Kickstarter: the Proforge 2 and 2S.
Another crowdfunded 3D printer project seems to be undergoing some controversy.
While the mission behind Kickstarter is great for “small guy” entrepreneurs with a good idea and enough chutzpah to launch it into the world via the internet, the ending result isn’t always so great for some project backers.
Apologies to our readers: yesterday we posted a story regarding a project that appears to be a duplicate!
There’s been lots of bad news regarding inexpensive 3D printers appearing on Kickstarter, but there have been some successes, at least from the funding standpoint.
Kickstarter announced a new program to assist projects to successfully launch products, including desktop 3D printers. But will it help the situation at all?
Yes, somehow this problem isn’t going away soon: another questionable Kickstarter project to launch a cheap 3D printer has died.
Earlier today we wrote on the ill-fated Tiko 3D project, which went into “hibernation” yesterday. Now we find that M3D wants to help.
Recently there have been numerous and spectacular 3D printing failures. Can they be avoided?
To the surprise of few, the highly controversial NexD1 desktop 3D printer project was suspended permanently by Kickstarter last night.
Pirate3D’s crowdfunded launch of their inexpensive Buccaneer personal 3D printer was a success mere minutes after it opened, but how did it end? Their campaign ended as one of the most successful 3D print launches in history. They achieved USD$1,438,765 of their now-modest-seeming USD$100K goal. Formlabs still holds the record for the biggest crowdfunded… Continue reading Pirate3D’s Booty
Another 3D printer project is listed on Kickstarter: The EZ3D Desktop Printer. The project expires today and unfortunately it appears that it will not achieve its fundraising goal of USD$25,000, having raised only about half of that. Nevertheless this printer has some interesting features that we thought we’d point out. The EZ3D surprisingly… Continue reading The EZ3D Desktop Printer
Another 3D printer startup has shown up on Kickstarter: The RigidBot by Michael Lundwall of Utah. As there are so many small 3D printer startups recently, any new entrants must distinguish themselves from the rest of the pack. How does RigidBot do that? They have a couple of interesting advantages, one being expandability. They… Continue reading The RigidBot 3D Printer
Readers may recall the hugely successful B9Creator 3D printer kit Kickstarter project last year: it raised a ridiculous USD$513,422 to develop a revolutionary personal 3D printer based on photo-cured resin technology. The project was obviously successful and a number of “version 1’s” were sent to happy customers. But now founder Michael Joyce has returned… Continue reading The B9Creator Returns
Aha! Another Kickstarter project has launched the DeltaMaker 3D printer. Recent 3D printer launches on Kickstarter have suffered from an inability to distinguish themselves from each other, but we believe DeltaMaker may not have that issue. Why? Because they’re using a very different design for their device: instead of the traditional 3-axis rail design,… Continue reading The DeltaMaker 3D Printer
This week’s design is Anatomica di Revolutis by Chicago’s Joshua Harker. You may recall Harker as the artist who showed the world how to get it done on Kickstarter: his work, Crania Anatomica Filigre, scored a very healthy USD$77,271 when it closed over a year ago. That 3D print was one of the most popular… Continue reading Design of the Week: Anatomica di Revolutis
Yet another 3D printer kit has appeared on KickStarter, the Bukobot 3D printer by Diego Porqueras of Pasadena, California. As there have been many such startups emerge in this manner, the challenge for any of them is to put themselves ahead of the pack. What makes the Bukobot different? There are several features Porqueras… Continue reading The BukoBot 3D Printer
Finally – we’ve been waiting for this! Maker Doug Keenan of Indianapolis has designed a personal 3D printer that has a very unique feature: Four Color Printing. The Indymaker Color 3D Printer accepts up to four plastic filament spools, which may be of different colors. A special switch delivers different color plastic to the print… Continue reading The Indymaker Color 3D Printer
We’ve seen a series of experimental personal 3D printers emerge over the past year, some on the KickStarter online funding service. Each experiment has an interesting idea that improves on the ideas of others, gradually moving the state of the art forward. Printrbot, made by builder Brook Drumm, includes some very interesting features, not… Continue reading Printrbot Exemplifies Ingenuity
KickStarter, the crowdsourced fundraising site continues to amaze us. As does this particular project, Crania Anatomica Filigre. As you can see, it’s an extremely cool 3D print of a stylized skull by Chicago-based designer Joshua Harker. Harker’s fundraising goal was to collect USD$500 and get his work seen and touched by more people. It… Continue reading Crania Anatomica Filigre Results