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Challenge – create a 3D printer under 199€

I have been playing with my ultimaker for a while now and have been very happy with it. However it costs an arm and a leg and costruction is quite demanding (my kit with dual extruder and ulticontroller was 1299€). I decided to try to push a working 3D printer price as low as possible with the following design goals o as cheap as possible - cut every corner =) o price under $199 o 0.1mm resolution o DIY - easy o 3mm filament o bowden extruder o heated bed o stand alone printing o 20x20x20 cm build volume o all non-metal parts 3D printable It will be built on top of RepRap Mendel with some modifications to keep costs low. More to follow…

Tindie BBtech Arduino compatible board HOWTO

I stumbled across a new Arduino compatible board on Tindie ( Manufacturer is BBTech from Taiwan and they ship free across the globe. Board itself is an AtTiny 85 with a micronucleus bootloader. After only one week of waiting I received a package and the new boards neatly packed in a padded mailer bag.
BBtech Arduino compatible At Tiny 85
BBtech Arduino compatible At Tiny 85
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