The road to 100k Original Prusa printers video + Free shipping announcement

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One hundred thousand Original Prusa printers. Well, actually over 130,000 at the time of writing this article! I would have never imagined that this is where we would be in just a few years. It’s no longer just me and Michal working in a small basement. The Prusa Research team now has 433 people! And […]

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How to slice 3D objects for the Original Prusa SL1 [updated with video guide]

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It’s always like a little puzzle to solve: it starts with a 3D object, and then you’re trying to figure out how to rotate it, where to add supports and how to configure the print settings to achieve the best possible results. This process is called slicing and it’s an essential skill to learn if […]

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Prusa Printer Enclosure V2 – with MMU2S support

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Our first 3D printer enclosure became incredibly popular – and naturally, once we released our new Multi Material Upgrade 2.0 and 2S, people started asking us for an updated enclosure that would accomodate the Original Prusa i3 MK3S (and 2.5S) 3D printer along with the MMU2S unit. So, here it is – and it’s better than […]

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How to print on a powder-coated sheet

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You may have heard about the powder-coated sheets before – and no wonder! They are incredibly popular, we’ve sent over 18,000 of them to our customers and the demand is still huge. Today, we’ll take a close look at what makes these sheets unique and what are the differences compared to standard smooth sheets. Also, […]

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May 2019 Update: Original Prusa SL1 now shipping, Powder-coated sheets update, PrusaSlicer 2.0 and much more!

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The first five months of 2019 are over and we have already released four big announcements. After MK3S and MMU2S in February, it was the launch of new community website PrusaPrinters.org and two weeks ago, we have released PrusaSlicer 2.0. However, that’s not all! This time, I’d like to talk about other things that have […]

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PrusaSlicer 2.0 release!

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It has been full 3 years since we started our in-house development of Slic3r, later adding Prusa Edition (PE) to make less confusion with the naming. However, the programs are radically different now, plus, the community keeps using the Slic3r and Slic3r PE interchangeably, creating a lot of confusion, making this an ideal time for […]

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Reprobooktor – Audiobook player for elderly visually impaired

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There are a number of 3D printing applications that can make a big difference in someone’s quality of life. The e-NABLE and Team UnLimbited projects, which create free 3D printed hands and arms for those in need of an upper limb assistive device are a great example. Today, we’re going to look at another project […]

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New PrusaPrinters: The best 3D model database and Prusa community hangout is here! (UPDATED!)

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UPDATE (25/04/2019): Hello everyone, the launch is now behind us and it is an enormous success: almost 5000 users signed up in just two days! Thank you everyone! As with every launch, a couple of topics came up which need to be addressed and this is why we are posting this update. The map and […]

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