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Jackson O'Connell

Jackson O'Connell is a member of All3DP’s Content Academy and contributing writer for All3DP.com.

Jackson is from Roswell, Georgia. He's a high school student who enjoys all things mechanical and mathematical. In his spare time, he likes to CAD, work on 3D printers, and help his school's robotics team. He loves math, especially statistics, and hopes to be an actuary one day. He also enjoys learning about finance and material sciences.

May 5, 2021
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Time-of-Flight (ToF) Sensors: What Are They & How Do They Work?

Time-of-flight (ToF) sensors use signals to accurately measure the distance from an object. Read on to learn all about ToF devices!

May 4, 2021
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Low-Poly Character: Best Sources for 3D Models

Low-poly character design is an interesting genre within the world of 3D models. Read on to find a few great sources for low-poly models!

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May 1, 2021
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What Is a Raspberry Pi? – Simply Explained

Everyone's heard of Raspberry Pis, but how much to you know about them? Read on to understand what is a Raspberry Pi and what they can do!

Apr 30, 2021
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IdeaMaker (Slicer): How to Get Started

Raise3D's IdeaMaker is a powerful and feature-packed 3D slicer. Read on for our beginner's guide to IdeaMaker!

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Apr 29, 2021
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10 Best 3D Printed Filament Guides in 2021

Smooth movement into the extruder is what we're after. Read on for universal and printer-specific (including Ender 3) filament guides.

Apr 28, 2021
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Ender 3 (Pro) Belt Tensioner: How to Install It & Use it

Tightening belts by hand can be a pain, even on great printers like the Ender 3s. Belt tensioners make it easy; read on to learn more!

Apr 27, 2021
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3D Printed Planter: 15 Great Models for Green Thumbs

Planters are more than pots for your plants: They're interior décor! Read on for 15 3D printed planter designs to keep your plants thriving.

Apr 22, 2021
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Raspberry Pi 4 Cooling: How to Keep the Heat at Bay

The Raspberry Pi 4 is a great SBC, but when you maximize performance, cooling can become an issue. Learn more and discover some solutions.

Apr 22, 2021
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How to 3D Print Text

3D printing text, especially in decorative fonts, can be a challenge. Read on for some tips you can use to design and 3D print text.

Apr 20, 2021
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The Best Ender 3 (Pro/V2) Bed Leveling G-code

Leveling G-code can be used to aid and test the bed leveling process. Read on for some great Ender 3 (Pro/V2) bed leveling G-code!

Apr 16, 2021
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3D Printed Necklace: 15 Great Models to 3D Print

These 15 fashionable 3D printed necklace and pendant models could be around your neck in no time! Read on to see all the great options.

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Apr 13, 2021
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Creality Cloud (App): All You Need to Know

The Creality Cloud mobile app allows you to find, slice, and share 3D models. You can even connect to other hardware. Read on to learn more!

Apr 12, 2021
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2021 Best Sites for Free CNC Files in DXF Format

Good DXF files, suitable for cutting, can be tricky to find. Read on to find a few sources of great free CNC files in DXF format!

Apr 2, 2021
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Daft Punk Helmet: 3D Print Your Own for Good Fun!

While the French music duo Daft Punk may have ended, their legacy will live on. Check out some cool Daft Punk helmets and 3D print them all!

Mar 31, 2021
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BBC Micro:Bit V2: Review the Specs

The BBC Micro:Bit V2 is a tiny but impressive SBC that's great for wearables and other small projects. Read on to learn more about the board!

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