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March 2010

3D Printing and Electronics

by Colin Miller, on 3D Printer, Building, electrical engineering, electronics, Musings, Robots

I was recently approached by a friend of mine to join forces and create a DIY 3D printer. For those who don't know, a 3D printer is a machine that can fabricate 3D objects that are rendered in a computer using a medium such as plastic, rubber, or sugar. Much of the design is similar to a regular desktop printer, except that instead of using ink it uses a building…