Connect a thermal printer to vintage Commodore computers using the IEC bus @ smdprutser.nl Since a couple of months I have fascination for vintage computers like Commodore or Nintendo. I’m in the process restoring and pimping a Commodore SX64 and realized I did’t have a printer for it. After all it is an executive machine […]
Tom writes, “I can’t believe it! I actually finished a project the same day that I started it. A while back I won a Raspberry Pi Zero W in a promotional competition for Zipcar, and today I set it up as a wireless print server.” More details on Magic Smoke blog.
Alex Weber has posted a new project on building a DIY Paint Machine, he writes: Here is my latest creature, the Paint Machine. It’s a machine the prints simple bitmaps with spray chalk on the street or sidewalk. Some of the key features: *dimension: width: 220cm, length: 38cm, height: 24cm, weight: 12kg *printing speed: ca. 0.036 km/h […]
Here’s a cool instructable for a 3D printer tattoo machine: In october 2013, a famous design school in Paris, ENSCI les Ateliers, hosted a workshop organised by the French Ministry of culture. The idea was to use images, videos and sound fallen in the national pubic domain and use them in a sort of “Mashup”. The event […]
Open Electronics is launching a new contest for people who bought the printer 3Drag or K8200: Thus here is this 3Drag Competition, reserved for those who possess a 3Drag or a Velleman K8200 3D printer (based on the same design). Nowadays it’s plenty of this machines: in fact, thanks to the collaboration with Velleman, the […]
UV resin based mUVe 3D Printer releases source files: The mUVe 1 3D Printer, an open UV resin based 3D printer was successfully funded on indiegogo back in April. As estimated, the first Ultimate kit was shipped out on Jun.20. Last weekend the team has completed building and shipping all of the Ultimate kits. Meanwhile […]
Andy built a 3D stereolithography printer, and provided instructions on how to build your own. Resin is cured in layers using a UV laser. A linear actuator moves the stage down slightly after each layer is hardend, slowly building the 3D object in layers. Check out a time-laps video below the fold. Via the contact […]
The Thermal Tweeter Twitter printer how-to is up at Instructables.
Free video chat by Ustream Send a Tweet to @dangerousproto and watch it print live on the USTREAM feed. Thermal Tweeter is hacked together from a SparkFun thermal printer and the web platform internet development board. No computers are used to query twitter or run the printer, this is a 100% stand-alone Twitter appliance. This […]
This quarter at the University of Washington a group of students (Patrick Hannan, Jared Knutzen, Joy Markham, & Myself – Nicholas C Lewis) produced some documentation on the development of a DIY inkjet printer. This project is attracting a lot of attention and spawning some interesting ideas. There are people talking about adapting it to […]
rucalgary modified an Epson printer to print PCBs. The results look good, but the printing process isn’t simple. It requires multiple passes and a heat gun, check out the video after the break. Thanks McZ!