ASA Prusament is here! Learn everything about the successor to ABS!

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Ten years ago, when you wanted to print anything on a RepRap 3D printer, you had pretty much only one option: ABS. It wasn’t exactly easy to get everything right. Printing ABS without a heated bed introduced a number of issues. Soon, new materials started to appear, however, ABS remained among some of the most […]

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3D print a media control volume knob for your computer and learn Arduino basics

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There is something very satisfying about physical knobs and buttons. Unlike various software sliders that you drag with your cursor, you can feel when a real button clicks and get a perfect sense of scale when you rotate a physical knob even without looking at it. In this article, we’re going to 3D print a […]

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Filament dryboxes and alternative spool holders – not only for MMU2S

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Nearly all Original Prusa i3 3D printers have a spool of filament placed in the original holder on the frame. This solution is trouble-free, practical, functional and mobile. However, if you want to print from special materials, which are hygroscopic, you need to keep the filament dry also during printing – that’s what silica gel […]

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How we made a Steampunk-themed Original Prusa i3 MK3S

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Today, we would like to show off something unusual – a custom-made modded Original Prusa i3 MK3S. This one was made for “Tested”, specifically for Adam Savage, as a gift, because we know that Adam is a big fan of the steampunk. Steampunk is a science-fiction genre, where everything is influenced by 19th century steam-powered […]

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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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