Does your newly assembled Original Prusa i3 MK3 print the best it can?

Guides

We did everything we could to ship as many printers as possible before Christmas, so you could find your own new 3D printer under the Christmas tree. Now is the time when many of you have an assembled printer and you are experimenting with your first 3D prints. And perhaps you’re wondering whether you have […]

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Photogrammetry 2 – 3D Scanning simpler, better than ever!

Guides, Video

Creating a 3D model just by taking lots of pictures of a real object? Yes! Photogrammetry is back – and it’s easier to use, gives better results and it is still completely free! You’ve read our first article about Photogrammetry, right? A quick recap – using many pictures taken from all possible directions, photogrammetry software […]

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How to build a cool & cheap 3D printed micro drone

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Radio controlled drones are extremely popular and you can get them in all shapes and sizes. In recent years, one specific type of drone has seen a sudden rise in popularity: micro quadcopters. They fit in your palm but can be powered by high-RPM brushless motors and a two-cell Li-Po battery, so they have, potentially, […]

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5 cool tips on how to reuse empty Prusament spools

Guides, Printing tips

Our customers love Prusament, so this is a good opportunity to tell you more about the Prusament spool design evolution. Also, we prepared 5 ideas on how to reuse the spools! Download the printed parts and start creating! Have you found some unusual and interesting ideas on how to reuse empty spools? You will have a […]

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How to print maps, terrains and landscapes on a 3D printer

Guides, Printing tips

From time to time, every 3D printer owner is asked the same question: “Why is the printer really good and useful? I cannot imagine what would I use it for.” I did not find a satisfactory answer to this simple question at first, because I don’t consider printing figures and statues as the right example. […]

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From 2D to 3D. How to turn a picture or a photo into a 3D model?

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Many people, who begin with 3D printing, often limit themselves to printing models downloaded from sites like Thingiverse or MyMiniFactory. There is nothing wrong with that, of course, but the 3D printing options are way wider than that. Once you get into the secrets of creating your own models, you will discover a whole new […]

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Parametric design in OpenSCAD

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In my previous article, I’ve shown you how to create a spare part for an office chair using OpenSCAD. And I have also encouraged the readers to try and modify the values in the code to see how they affect the model’s shape. One of OpenSCAD’s biggest strengths is the ability to easily incorporate parametric […]

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7 problems affecting the quality of your 3D prints

Guides

As promised, we have prepared another article about more-or-less common 3D printing errors. In the first part, we were dealing mainly with the first layer and the ways how to make it just right. This time, we will take a closer look at difficulties related to filament extrusion and how they affect the quality of your […]

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