Saturday, May 9, 2015

Patron printing prototype parts!

Sanel Smejlovic printing covers for his remote controlled switches.
His switches work with your phone, all kinds of household remotes, and by touch. They are really cool, and he's printing the covers here at UCPL!

Thursday, April 30, 2015

We're on the national news!

Our MOREnet funded 3-D Printer made onto NPR's Morning Edition on Wednesday, 4/29/2015 in a story about 3-D printers and public libraries. St Louis Public Radio's Joseph Leahy came to a 3-D printing class at the University City Public Library on Sunday, April 11 and talked to us. You can read the text or listen to the story at:
NPR Story
St Basil's Cathedral as reproduced on our 3-D printer.
St Louis Public Radio

Friday, April 17, 2015

MakerBot Firmware Update

MakerBot recently released firmware version 1.7, check out the details at their site:
Applying a firmware update is very straightforward.  Download the latest MakerBot Desktop software, attach directly to the printer via USB, and click "Update Firmware" under Devices.

Try printing one of the internally stored models, such as Mr. Jaws, to verify operations.