3D printed railway models, part II: Trains and buildings

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In the previous article, we showed how to create a basic landscape suitable for model railways. However, what about trains, buildings, people and other details that bring the landscape to life? Let us show you how to enhance your model railway with some great techniques and 3D prints. 3D printed trains Trains are the most […]

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Guinness World Record title: 1096 Original Prusa 3D printers running at the SAME TIME

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On August 16th, 2019, Prusa Research set a new world record for the Most 3D printers operating simultaneously with 1096 3D printers operating at the same time in one room. The record was officially confirmed by a representative of Guinness World Records. And here’s how it all happened! The “hold-my-beer” moment As many of you […]

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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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