October 2019 Alien3D UFO Mystery Box Unboxing

Hey, I got the October 2019 Alien3D UFO Mystery Box! Inside, there are filament samples from 3D Passion, Hello3D, FilamentOne, and Priline! This month’s accessory helps keep exotic materials sticking to your print bed, and the project is the perfect prop for Halloween!

Getting Started in Electronics with Elegoo Arduino Uno Super Starter Kit

Hello 3D Printing Friends! Today we’ll take a look at the Elegoo Super Starter Kit, which Elegoo sent me, free of charge.

Let’s take our first tentative steps into the worlds of electronics and coding for the Arduino Uno! This is the smaller sibling to the Arduino Mega, which forms the basis of the RAMPS boards found in so many 3D printers.

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Getting Started with PrusaSlicer for Mac for non-Prusa printers (Ender 3)

Today, let’s get started with PrusaSlicer for Mac, particularly with regard to using it with non-Prusa printers, as we set up a profile for the Ender 3 and Ender 3 Pro. But you can use this with just about any printer, and the profile setup instructions will work equally well for Windows or Linux users!

September 2019 Alien3D UFO Mystery Box Unboxing

Hey, I got the September 2019 Alien3D UFO Mystery Box! Inside, there are filament samples from COEX, FilamentOne, WolfWorks3D, and 3DUniverse! This month’s accessory helps you discover the topography of your print platform, and the project works with OctoPrint to keep you informed of your printer’s progress!

Should THIS be in your 3D printing toolkit?

Let’s take a look at an unusual tool choice. I received this at a discount, but the question remains: Is this high-end infrared thermometer worth having in your 3D printing toolkit?