Open Source

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Imitation & Flattery
Best Prusa i3 Clone – 24 Prusa i3 Kits vs Prusa i3 MK2

What's the best Prusa i3 clone? Read our guide to 24 RepRap Prusa i3 kits on the market today, plus a review of the Original Prusa i3 MK2.

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Czech it Out
Original Prusa i3 MK2 Review: It Doesn’t Get Any Better

This is where 3D printing is right now, according to Thomas Sanladerer. Read his detailed and enthusiastic Original Prusa i3 MK2 review.

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Double Dragon
BCN3D Sigma Review: A Fantastic 3D Printer

The BCN3D Sigma is not just a fantastic 3D printer for dual extrusion; it's a fantastic 3D printer, full stop. Read our BCN3D Sigma review.

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Open Source
This is the First 3D Printed Laptop Case

The first ever 3D printed laptop case has arrived after many months of trial sessions, and it's released under an open source license.

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#OpenIsDefault
Lulzbot TAZ 6 Review: Bigger, Better, Stronger

Do open source 3D printers still have a place in today's proprietary world? Read Thomas Sanladerer's Lulzbot TAZ 6 review and find out.

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Mr. Robot Arm
BCN3D Moveo: Fully Open Source 3D Printed Robot Arm

BCN3D Technologies announce the BCN3D Moveo, an open source 3D printed robot arm developed with the Catalonian Department of Education.

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No Laughing Matter
LulzBot Mini Review: This Mighty 3D Printer Does the Job

The LulzBot Mini is an open-source desktop 3D printer which is an absolute joy to use on a day-to-day basis. Read our LulzBot Mini review.

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God of Fire
BQ Hephestos 2 Review: 3D Printer In-depth Test

Can a 3D printer be open source AND offer a stress-free experience? In his BQ Hephestos 2 review, Thomas Sanladerer reckons this machine comes pretty close.

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Growth Industry
3D Printed Hydroponics to Grow Vegetables (or Marijuana)

Living in a big city, with concrete on all sides? Cultivate a bit of green on your windowsill with our guide to 3D printed hydroponics.

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Knowledge Sharing
BCN3D Sigma Blueprints Fully Open Sourced

In a remarkable step, BCN3D Technologies have open-sourced the design files and software for their high-end BCN3D Sigma 3D printer.

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Printerus Maximus
Big Volume with New BCN3D Sigmax: Review the Facts Here!

BCN3D Technologies launch the new BCN3D Sigmax. Review the key facts on this professional open source 3D printer from Barcelona, Spain.

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Santa Rocktopus
Scads of New LulzBot 3D Printing Products from Aleph Objects

Christmas comes early to users of the LulzBot 3D printer range. Aleph Objects announce 10 new products to enhance the 3D printing experience.

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3D printed accessories
Print Your Vacuum Cleaner Replacement Parts

That d*mn nozzle broke again? Why print your accessories or replacement parts yourself? Hoover released two official 3D printable vacuum cleaner accessories on Thingiverse.

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Left Behind
3D Prepper: Preparing for End of Days with a 3D Printer

What to do when the Armies of Darkness are looming on your doorstep? The 3D Prepper forgoes the boomstick and the chainsaw for a 3D printer.

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Laser Tag
Laser Cutter Converted Into Open Source SLS 3D Printer

Researchers at Rice University hacked a commercial Laser Cutter to create a cheap, open source SLS 3D Printer for regenerative medicine and experimenting.