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Shawn Frey

Shawn Frey is a Canadian journalist specializing in 3D printing technology. After studying periodical writing at York University in Toronto, Ontario he moved to Berlin, Germany where he began working in the additive manufacturing industry - first for Formlabs Inc. and then BigRep GmbH before finding his way to All3DP where he is now an Editor.

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Get 'Em While They're Hot Dec 23, 2021
E3D Opens RapidChange Revo Pre-Orders

E3D's new hot end system, the RapidChange Revo, opened for pre-orders today including the Revo Six, Micro, and Hemera.

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Pi-Fi Dec 22, 2021
The Best Raspberry Pi Alternatives of 2022

There are plenty of reasons you might need a stand-in or a drop-in replacement for a Raspberry Pi, so here are some of the best alternatives around.

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Bring Da Ruckus Dec 20, 2021
Cults at Center of Weekend Reddit Controversy

Cults, the French 3D model marketplace, was at the center of controversy over the weekend when a user was denied payout, doxed, and rebuffed.

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3December Dec 11, 2021
Blender 3.0: The Most Important Changes

After over 21 years of 2.x, Blender 3.0 is finally here! Here's what we think stands out among this new version's great changes, and plans for the future.

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Free Form Dec 7, 2021
Best Free CAD Software of 2021

Check out our top picks for free CAD software of 2021 with a detailed breakdown of key features, commercial use, ease of use, and scalability.

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A Tale of Two Printers Dec 2, 2021
How Prusa Met Trilab: Prusa Research’s Latest Acquisition and Professional Direction

There's more to Prusa Research's acquisition of fellow Czech 3D printer manufacturer Trilab than a boardroom table – here's the story behind the sale.

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The Big Times Dec 2, 2021
Original Prusa XL: Specs, Price, Release & Reviews

The Original Prusa XL, possibly Prusa Research’s most highly anticipated 3D printer to date, is now available for pre-order. Here’s what we know.

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How to Buy a 3D Printer Online (Fast) Nov 30, 2021
Where to Buy a 3D Printer & Which to Buy?

Where should I buy a 3D printer? Which should I buy? There is an overwhelming number of choices, so let us boil it down a bit for you.

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'Bout Time, Anet? Nov 20, 2021
Anet A8 V2: Specs, Price, Release & Reviews

In a blast from the past, Anet is bringing the A8 back with the Anet A8 V2. But we're not sure it has much to offer in today's market.

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Of Heft and Hardware Nov 18, 2021
Prusa Research Reveals Original Prusa XL, Opens Pre-Orders

Prusa Research unveiled the highly-anticipated large-format CoreXY 3D printer today at Formnext 2021. Here are some quick and dirty details and thoughts.

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Fill the Void Nov 13, 2021
Best Fit-For-Purpose 3D Printer Filaments of 2021

Working on something special and need a filament made just for it? We've got you covered with our list of the best fit-for-purpose 3D printer filaments.

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The Adventure Continues Nov 12, 2021
FlashForge Adventurer 4: Specs, Price, Release & Reviews

The FlashForge Adventurer 4 is a new, fully-loaded printer at a pretty competitive price. Read on to find out all about it.

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Can or Cantilever Nov 3, 2021
Ender 2 Pro: Specs, Price, Release & Reviews

Creality is releasing a new cantilever 3D printer, the Ender 2 Pro, and it vastly improves on the original! But, the price isn't so low by today's standards.

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Prince of Parts Oct 27, 2021
PETG Filament: Everything you Need to Know

PETG is a useful material for practical 3D prints. But what makes it that way, and which other filaments compare? We answer those questions and more.

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Sticky with Style Oct 27, 2021
The Best PETG Filaments of 2021

Find the best PETG filament for your needs and budget. Get an overview of the best brands available on the market right now.

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SE Here! Oct 26, 2021
Biqu B1 SE Plus: Specs, Price, Release & Reviews

The Biqu B1 SE Plus includes some nice additions from the previous B1, but we can't tell if it's quite so easily upgradable yet.

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What Can We Guess? Oct 18, 2021
What We Learned from Prusa’s AFS Reveal

Prusa's reveal of the AFS somehow showed off a completely new 3D printer work and yet didn't reveal much at all. But what can we know?

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And at What Price? Oct 16, 2021
Artillery Sidewinder X2 Review: Improvements, But Better?

The Artillery Sidewinder X2 is an update to the impressive X1. There are fixes and new features, but some old issues have grown. Read our review.

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The Breach Boot Oct 15, 2021
Could This New Data Breach End Thingiverse?

A Thingiverse data breach has revealed private data for 228,000 unique users. Unfortunately, the repository's response has been... lacking.

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Old McDonald Had a... Prusa? Oct 1, 2021
Prusa Research Unveils the Prusa Pro Automated Farm System

Prusa Research revealed their much-teased automated print farm at Dubai’s EXPO 2020 today, and with it we get a small taste of the upcoming Prusa XL.

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