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Sean Rohringer

Sean hails from the Middle-of-Nowhere, Canada (also known as Winnipeg). Despite 8 years of studying computer and electrical engineering, he now works exclusively in the realm of English -- writing, editing, and tutoring. Outside of work, he is an avid climber, CrossFitter, and salsa dancer.

By Sean Rohringer

Feb 3, 2019
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Imitation & Flattery
Best Prusa i3 Clones in 2019 – 28 Clones vs Prusa i3 MK3

What's the best Prusa i3 clone? The cheapest? The largest? Read our 2019 guide on the best RepRap Prusa i3 clones and see how they compare to the Original Prusa i3 MK3 kit.

Jan 15, 2019
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To buy or not to buy
2019 Simplify3D Free Download – Is There a Free Full Version?

Looking for “Simplify3D free download” and don't want to commit to buy the popular slicer software? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free full version?

Jan 13, 2019
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The Ultimate Filament Guide
3D Printer Filament Guide – All You Need to Know in 2019

Check out our 2019 guide to the 25 most popular 3D printing filament types, showing you their uses, properties and where you can buy them.

Oct 29, 2018
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The Boys Are Back In Town
BCN3D Sigmax R19 – Review the Specs of this 3D Printer

The BCN3D Sigmax R19 boasts an IDEX dual extrusion system, powerful extruders, and hot ends. Let's review the specs of the professional large-format 3D printer.

Oct 17, 2018
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Back to the Source
UB Researchers Develop System to Identify 3D Printer Fingerprints

A team out of the University at Buffalo has developed PrinTracker, a system that traces 3D prints back to their source machine. Considering the recent 3D printed gun controversy, the arrival of the technique seems timely.

Jun 17, 2018
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Time to Shine
[Project] 3D Print a Sleek 7-Segment LED Clock

Combine function and form with this 7-segment LED clock, designed by Kansas-based maker Leonard Lee. It reliably delivers accurate time -- down to the second -- while at the same time adding a little light to your life.

Apr 21, 2018
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Colors of the CR-Rainbow
8 Best Creality CR-10 Clone Alternatives of 2018

What's the best Crealtiy CR-10 clone in 2018? Hard to say, exactly. We narrow it down to eight 3D printers. Dive in to find out the best CR-10 clone for you.

Apr 20, 2018
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Yellow With Envy
3D Printed RoboToads Help Explain Mating Habits

A team of behavioral ecologists out of the University of Windsor, Canada, studies the mating habits of color-changing toads in Costa Rica using RoboToads -- 3D printed, motorized replicas.

Feb 27, 2018
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More Than Meets the Eye
Wanhao Duplicator 9 (D9): Review the Specs of this 3D Printer

The Wanhao Duplicator 9 (also known as the Wanhao D9) has a similar style to the Creality CR-10, but there are a few features that set it apart from the pack. Review the specs here!

Jan 21, 2018
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The New Ball Game
MLB Stats Visualized with 3D Printing

Daren Willman, Director of Baseball Research at MLB.com, is creating 3D printed visualizations of Statcast data.

Jan 18, 2018
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A Printer for Ants?
New Microfabrication Technique Using Fiber Optics

Swiss researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne have developed a way to 3D print microscopic structures with an optical fiber as thin as a human hair.

Jan 18, 2018
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Time to Build a Clock
YouTuber Builds Binary Clock

YouTuber Mattias Jähnke, aka engineerish, demonstrates how to build and read a binary clock. The parts include a Raspberry Pi, some LEDs, and a 3D printed case.

Jan 18, 2018
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Capturing Reality
Vuze+ Shoots 360 Degree 4K Video in 3D

VR technology just keeps getting better and better. The latest device to hit the market is the Vuze+ VR camera, with 360 degree 4K video in three dimensions!

Jan 4, 2018
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Virtual Life Lessons
VR Prepares Colorado Inmates for the Real World

These men were sent to prison before experiencing life as an adult. 20 years later, they're learning how to live in today's world with VR.

Jan 3, 2018
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A Blade Runner's Sheath
VR Tour of Deckard’s Blade Runner Apartment

BladeRunner 9732 is a virtual reality tour of Rick Deckard's Los Angeles apartment, developed by Quentin Lengel. It goes live on Steam on January 7th.