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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Very clever alternative approach to cutting the costs of 3D printing using photosensitive resin and very few moving parts,

The Peachy Printer – The First $100 3D Printer & Scanner! by Rinnovated Design — Kickstarter.

Incredible 10μm resolution 3D scanning of paintings. Skip to 3:20 to see the incredible sculptural qualities of Van Gogh’s Sunflowers. Technique uses two 40 megapixel DSLRs and a fringe projector (forming a structured-light 3D scanner) to capture the topological map at a resolution of 50μm in the plane of the image and a depth of 9.2μm. Not clear on how they were printed.

(via HackADay – Priceless Paintings – Scanned and Printed in 3D).




Is the MakiBOX the cheapest 3D printer to date?

$200 MakiBOX 3D Printer – Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog.


3D-printed pump keeps damaged hearts beating in time – health – 11 September 2013 – New Scientist.