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Matthew Mensley

Matthew Mensley is not a big fan of writing about himself in the third person. He is, though, a fan of writing, punning (the lowest, and most excellent form of wit) and all things tech.

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Dental Developments Nov 12, 2019
Formlabs Unveils Form 3B Printer, Dental Business Unit, and Acquires Spectra

Formlabs doubles down on dental with the announcement of Formlabs Dental, the Form 3B printer, and the acquisition of materials partner Spectra.

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Performance Printing Nov 9, 2019
Stratasys Partners with Comedian Jay Leno for On-Demand Manufacturing Services

Additive manufacturing giant enlists entertainment legend to Performance Partner Program to help maintain and preserve a huge collection of classic and rare vehicles.

Featured image of BCN3D Releases Open Source Files for Sigma R19 and Sigmax R19 Printers
BCN3DIY Nov 7, 2019
BCN3D Releases Open Source Files for Sigma R19 and Sigmax R19 Printers

Continuing its tradition of releasing the design and process documents of its flagship printers, BCN3D has made good with new open repos of its Sigma R19 and Sigmax R19 printers.

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Gotta Go Fast Oct 22, 2019
Phrozen Sonic 3D Printer: Review the Specs

Taiwanese 3D printer manufacturer Phrozen has announced a new professionally-oriented resin printer that potentially offers wicked speed. Join us as we review the specifications.

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A Mini ‘Maker Sep 29, 2019
Ultimaker S3 3D Printer: Review the Specs

The latest addition to Ultimaker’s professional ‘S’ line, the Ultimaker S3 poses a more affordable entry point to the company’s robust on-demand manufacturing solution. Join us, as we review the specs.

Featured image of Ultimaker Announces New S3 3D Printer and 24/7 Printing Solution for S5
Turnkey In Ignition Sep 24, 2019
Ultimaker Announces New S3 3D Printer and 24/7 Printing Solution for S5

Expanding its Studio line of professional printers, Ultimaker has announced the S3 3D printer, plus new system addons for the S5 printer in the 24/7-capable Material Station and quality-enhancing Air Manager for the S5.

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Moai 2.Woah Sep 20, 2019
Peopoly Moai 130 Review: Best Value Resin 3D Printer

The Peopoly Moai 130 is our summer 2019 pick for the "Best Value Resin 3D Printer". Check out our review to find out why we recommend it over its fabulous predecessor.

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IDΣX, Refined Sep 10, 2019
BCN3D Sigma R19 Review: The Best Sigma Yet

The new and improved BCN3D Sigma R19 boasts reworked components, guidance and overall better experience. Check out our review to see how it holds up.

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Bring the (Litho)Phane Aug 23, 2019
This Website Creates Multicolor Lithophanes

Get creative with your lithophane making, thanks to the excellent suite of tools at Lithophane Maker.

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LCD, Easy as 123 Aug 22, 2019
Zortrax Launches Castable Resins, Opens Z-Suite to Third-Party LCD Printers

Zortrax, the manufacturer of the Inkspire LCD 3D printer, has opened up its Z-Suite slicing software to third-party hardware. The move makes it a highly advanced option for users of budget LCD systems such as the Anycubic Photon and Elegoo Mars.

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Vidya Games Aug 18, 2019
[Project] 3D Print Your Own RetroPie Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch games console is an undeniable success. But, retailing for a few hundred dollars, its does require a significant chunk of change. Why not build your own for a fraction of the cost instead? Here's how (disclaimer: the PiSwitch will not play Nintendo Switch games).

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Model Magic Aug 5, 2019
Watch This Incredible Pacific Rim Diorama Take Shape

This video of a model maker building a jaeger from hit-film Pacific Rim, wading through the ocean, is the perfect antidote to a dreary start to the week.

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But Can it Run Crysis? Aug 2, 2019
This Tiny ThinkPad-Inspired Laptop Plays Snake

And it’s 3D printed, too: Redditor builds possibly the world's smallest, most impractical, but probably most fun, laptop.

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Print the Rainbow Aug 2, 2019
How to Get Iridescent First Layers

Achieve funky colorful first layers using diffraction grating, in this inexpensive and unusual trick.

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*Shuffle Intensifies* Jul 30, 2019
Phrozen Shuffle 4K: Review the Specs

The Phrozen Shuffle 4K is a high-resolution LCD 3D printer that improves several things about the original Phrozen Shuffle. Read on as we review the specs.

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Printer Fuel for Data Nerds Jul 22, 2019
Prusament PLA Prusa Galaxy Black Filament Review

We put Prusa Polymers' Prusament PLA Prusa Galaxy Black under the microscope - literally. Join us, as we break down the numbers and get our print on with this handsomely packaged PLA filament.

Featured image of Creality CR-10 Review: Great & Affordable
Print For The Skies Jun 1, 2019
Creality CR-10 Review: Great & Affordable

The Creality CR-10 is still a great option if you want to save some money. Check out our Creality CR-10 review to see how it compares to its successor the CR-10S and the CR-10 Mini.

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Boson Buddy May 9, 2019
Anycubic Photon S Review: The Better Photon

Touting improved mechanics, a better UI, and other nips and tucks, is the Anycubic Photon S different enough from the original Photon to be worth it? Check out our review to find out.

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Snap Snap May 7, 2019
Snapmaker Launches Snapmaker 2 Pre-Order Campaign on Kickstarter

A follow up to the well-received Snapmaker 3D printer, the Snapmaker 2 is now live on Kickstarter. An all-in-one 3D printer, laser engraver and CNC carving machine, there are three new versions backable as pre-orders.

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Form Big Apr 24, 2019
Formlabs Form 3L: Review the Specs

Formlabs, the segment-leading desktop SLA 3D printer manufacturer, has introduced the Form 3L to its lineup. Touting a massive build volume and Formlabs' new Low Force Stereolithography process, it is said to offer improved accuracy and repeatability at industrial scale. Join us as we review what we know so far.

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