Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
zhgreader
User Rank
Author
re: Staples to offer 3-D printing
zhgreader   12/7/2012 1:23:34 AM
NO RATINGS
there will be more forgeries in oil painting markets.

Andrzej11
User Rank
Author
re: Staples to offer 3-D printing
Andrzej11   12/6/2012 9:22:23 PM
NO RATINGS
I forgot to add that you can also join the forum discussion here, http://forums.reprap.org/list.php?215 .

Andrzej11
User Rank
Author
re: Staples to offer 3-D printing
Andrzej11   12/6/2012 8:48:05 PM
NO RATINGS
The MetalicaRap project welcomes people's feed back. Why not post your comments here, http://reprap.org/wiki/Talk:MetalicaRap ?

kjdsfkjdshfkdshfvc
User Rank
Author
re: Staples to offer 3-D printing
kjdsfkjdshfkdshfvc   12/6/2012 5:38:41 AM
NO RATINGS
doh http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/2012/nov/27/ultralight-fractal-structures-could-bear-heavy-loads

kjdsfkjdshfkdshfvc
User Rank
Author
re: Staples to offer 3-D printing
kjdsfkjdshfkdshfvc   12/6/2012 5:37:03 AM
NO RATINGS
its not quite your £50 but its closer starting at $290 called the Quantum http://www.digitalartsonline.co.uk/news/hacking-maker/cheap-3d-printer-pops-out-designs-at-super-high-speed/ and remember all these Open HW versions are mostly capable of self replication, so you can share with others to spread the costs :) for fun try printing one of these related to above post, cant find the open free link to the paper though...

kjdsfkjdshfkdshfvc
User Rank
Author
re: Staples to offer 3-D printing
kjdsfkjdshfkdshfvc   12/6/2012 4:55:50 AM
NO RATINGS
actually if their using the Paper-Based 3D Printer Now Adds a Splash of Colour then heres some video you can compare samples, looks fine for producing a first draft "SylvieBarak" :) http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2012/11/paper-based-3d-printer-now-adds-a-splash-of-colour/ but a FORM 1 http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/formlabs/form-1-an-affordable-professional-3d-printer would probably be better

seaEE
User Rank
Author
re: Staples to offer 3-D printing
seaEE   12/6/2012 4:35:30 AM
NO RATINGS
I remember some of the first desktop laser printers being pretty expensive. There was one guy in our class that had one. The rest of us were printing near letter quality on dot-matrix. So how long will it take for the 3D printer to make it down to the $50 level?

kjdsfkjdshfkdshfvc
User Rank
Author
re: Staples to offer 3-D printing
kjdsfkjdshfkdshfvc   12/6/2012 4:23:26 AM
NO RATINGS
actually thinking about a little more they may get even better total throughput if they take the http://julialang.org/ "Julia is a high-level, high-performance dynamic programming language for technical computing, with syntax that is familiar to users of other technical computing environments. It provides a sophisticated compiler, distributed parallel execution, " the http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atAdpt5SZe8 "XMOS XMP-64 Development Board" for unlimited IO and control expansion and read up on these http://phys.org/news/2012-12-team-fractal-geometry-lighter.html algorithm papers then integrate it all in a small Open Hardware space

kjdsfkjdshfkdshfvc
User Rank
Author
re: Staples to offer 3-D printing
kjdsfkjdshfkdshfvc   12/6/2012 3:52:41 AM
NO RATINGS
thats pretty cool, on a quick glance. its a shame their thermal modeling software choice "code-aster" is so inefficient that it takes many cores to and time to perform its tasks http://www.code-aster.org/V2/spip.php?article643 or you could use a bunch of these in a small cluster :) Exynos 4412 ODROID-U2 http://www.hardkernel.com/renewal_2011/products/prdt_info.php?g_code=G135341370451 perhaps they will have another Code_Aster hackathon and re-factor it for AVX[2]/NEON SIMD sometime

Andrzej11
User Rank
Author
re: Staples to offer 3-D printing
Andrzej11   12/5/2012 9:39:57 PM
NO RATINGS
The RepRap project has really brought the price of these printers down with (largely) self-printing. Kit prices go for as low as $500. I look forward to the metal version being presently developed called the MetalicaRap printer. They have a design goal of reducing the current cost of a 3d EBM printer by a factor of 100. Arcam's EBM printer presently costs about $500,000. See here, http://reprap.org/wiki/MetalicaRap

Page 1 / 2   >   >>


Radio
NEXT UPCOMING BROADCAST
Why Connect a Car?
May 11, 1pm EDT Monday
Overview: Battle-hardened veterans of the electronics industry have heard of the “connected car” so often that they assume it’s a done deal. But do we really know what it takes to get a car connected and what its future entails? Join EE Times editor Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of movers and shakers in the connected car business. Executives from Cisco, Siemens and NXP will share ideas, plans and hopes for connected cars and their future. After the first 30 minutes of the radio show, our listeners will have the opportunity to ask questions via live online chat.
Top Comments of the Week
Flash Poll
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Special Video Section
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
Active balancing of series connected battery stacks exists ...
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...
Why culture makes Linear Tech a winner.
Recently formed Architects of Modern Power consortium ...
Specially modified Corvette C7 Stingray responds to ex Indy ...