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Making the all-new Apple Mac Pro – with Robots!! (Video)

Making the all-new Apple Mac Pro – with Robots!! (Video)

Given all the video and photos I process, it’s pretty much a foregone conclusion that my next computer purchase will be the new Mac Pro. Even though it’s a bit pricey, the speed and processing power it is expected to deliver will improve my output and efficiency considerably. So, it’s good to know that the [...]

MakerBot Explorers Podcast Debut Episode (Video)

MakerBot Explorers Podcast Debut Episode (Video)

How many start-up CEO’s do you know that host a podcast? Not many, for sure. As of today you can add Bre Pettis, the CEO and co-founder of Makerbot Industries to that short but illustrious list of podcasting CEOs. In the inaugural episode of the new MakerBot Explorers podcast, Bre interacts with Corey Renner, Tom [...]

Make: Robot Hacks Dives Deep Into InMoov, the Open Source 3D Printed Humanoid Robot (Video)

Make: Robot Hacks Dives Deep Into InMoov, the Open Source 3D Printed Humanoid Robot (Video)

Thanks to the Make: Robot Hacks series, hosted by Mike Senese, you can get an inside perspective on the development, trials and tribulations, and performance of Gael Langevin’s unique InMoov Open Source 3D printed humanoid robot. Via: Robot Hacks | MAKE

Prototyping A Camera Mount

Prototyping A Camera Mount

3D printing makes it incredibly easy to crank out new parts on a whim. For example, I’m about to make the trek to California for RoboGames and want to use a Contour ROAM2 HD action camera to capture some of the action – especially ComBots with the massive steel robots trying to inflict mortal damage [...]

MakerBot Announces New Scanner

MakerBot Announces New Scanner

It’s SXSW  time again already, so it should come as no surprise that companies involved in the interactive space are rolling out press releases and product announcements designed to leverage the excitement of the moment. The most exciting, and interesting announcement that we’ve seen so far came from Makerbot on Friday. The company’s CEO, and [...]

Using 3D Printing for Practical Designs

Using 3D Printing for Practical Designs

Design World has an online webinar scheduled for next Tuesday, December 4th, featuring Chong Pak of Olloclip explaining how they used 3D printing technology to design and manufacture their 3-in-one lens system for the iPhone camera. According to the webinar registration webpage: “Olloclip has created the ultimate 3-in-one lens system for your iPhone that fits [...]

Prusa RepRap i3 3D Printer in Action (Video)

Prusa RepRap i3 3D Printer in Action (Video)

Here’s a closeup look at Josef Prusa’s new i3 RepRap 3D printer in action:

WebCam Mount for the Tantillus RepRap 3D Printer

WebCam Mount for the Tantillus RepRap 3D Printer

Some of my parts could take a long time to print. More complex parts could actually take several hours to complete. But I don’t want to be tethered to the printer always watching to see if there’s any problems. I want to be able to leave the printer on while I’m in another room, or [...]

New 3-Way Extruder Design Yields Multi-color 3D Printed Parts

New 3-Way Extruder Design Yields Multi-color 3D Printed Parts

3-D printing is fantastic but one of limitations we run into all the time is the limited selection of colors of filament to print with. It would be fantastic to print with multiple colors in the same part. The MakerBot Replicator has done this using a two extruder head design. Their approach is fine however [...]

Android Robot Walker on Thingiverse

Android Robot Walker on Thingiverse

The Android Robot Walker STL is available on Thingiverse for download and 3D printing. It uses the Makerbot Windup Walker mechanism.  Via: Android Robot Walker by robots-dreams – Thingiverse

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