Monthly Archives: May 2013

Something ridiculous

Here’s something ridiculously pathetically sad. One piece to that Pi case I tried to print was posted to thingiverse upside down. I let it print for a while to see what I’d get.   Here it is. I realize things … Continue reading

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Gobs and gobs of gobs

Playing with the printer. I downloaded a case for my Raspberry Pi from thingiverse and tried to print it. The first piece printed wonderfully.  Then when I loaded the 2nd piece into Pronterface, the printer would not take the command … Continue reading

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First impressions

The printer arrived nicely packaged. Included in the box was the printer, some tools (3 hex wrenches, a 7mm wrench, and a plastic screwdriver), stickers, and two sheets of paper. These two sheets are the entirety of the documentation. They … Continue reading

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Printer Arrived

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Waiting for parts

1 1/2′ HDMI cable on the way. Printer s/b ready some time this week. Then about a week to ship. Tick. Tick. Tick.

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3D Printing

I’m just setting off on my adventure in 3D printing. I’m clumsy, don’t know electronics, don’t know hardware. But, there’s plenty of information out there. The entries below chronicle what I’ve learned as I’m learning about the 3D printer world. … Continue reading

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Today I got …

Order from Amazon: 3D Printer 1.75mm Transparent ABS Filament 1kg (2.2lbs) Spool Sold by: Zen Toolworks LLC ( seller profile ) 3D Printer 1.75mm Natural PLA Filament 1kg (2.2lbs) Spool Sold by: Zen Toolworks LLC ( seller profile ) 3D … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi stuff arrived

Got my order from Adafruit. www.adafruit.com PRODUCTS INFO PRICE TOTAL (1) Adafruit Prototyping Pi Plate Kit for Raspberry Pi PID: 801 SID: $15.95 $15.95 (1) 12V 5A switching power supply PID: 352 SID: $24.95 $24.95 (1) HDMI/VGA/NTSC/PAL Display – 7″ … Continue reading

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