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Old 06-04-2010, 04:24 AM   #1
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Smile A Lego printer


Hello world
 
Old 06-04-2010, 04:39 AM   #2
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Dude! That is the coolest thing I have ever seen made out of lego.
 
Old 06-05-2010, 03:55 AM   #3
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Hi
that's a very interesting printer
But I don't know how did you design it?
could it print with color?
congratulation engineer!
Cheers
 
Old 06-05-2010, 05:44 AM   #4
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It's a single pen plotter only, so you can only print in one colour.
 
Old 06-05-2010, 01:09 PM   #5
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Awfully slow...

(for real, though, people who can do stuff like that will be very valuable in a post-apocalyptic future. I mean, if my lego-printer manufacturer got nabbed by the baddies, I might send my whole damn army to get him back. Gotta keep that propaganda rolling.)

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Old 06-05-2010, 03:06 PM   #6
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Amazing!
 
Old 06-05-2010, 03:51 PM   #7
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Why not make it out of sturdy materials.
LEgo is not interesting.
 
Old 06-05-2010, 04:03 PM   #8
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LEgo is not interesting.
I think it's nice. I used to make things using Mindstorms a lot.

If I manage to revive my interest in microcontrollers and robotics I might make a few more things.

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Old 06-06-2010, 05:09 AM   #9
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Dude! That is the coolest thing I have ever seen made out of lego.
I did see, but can't currently find, a Lego device that swaps backup tapes. I think that gets the award for carrying on with a stupid idea to the point that it becomes impressive, but the video of this printer in operation is quite something.
 
Old 06-06-2010, 06:01 AM   #10
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it looks soooooooooo simple what you made but it isnt! well done! great machine, well engineered, the puppets are nice. and your printer works as a true inkjet printer would!

well done! how long did it take you to get the mechanics working?
did you write your own software? in which language? you hve the code online?

inform Lego. they may be interested in buying it.

i still got that smile on my face........
 
Old 06-06-2010, 06:03 AM   #11
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Why not make it out of sturdy materials.
LEgo is not interesting.
c'mon smeeze wake up. the fact that you didn;t think of this doesn't mean that it sucks. this is a great project, well made with all materials used beyond of the scope they were designed for.
 
Old 06-06-2010, 06:07 AM   #12
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I agree. Linux is a supposedly a hacker's OS and this guy has done just that, I'm surprised this isn't something you haven't already looked at smeeze.
 
Old 06-06-2010, 09:34 AM   #13
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Truely awesome.
 
Old 06-09-2010, 08:03 AM   #14
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Might be slow, clunky, or whatever, but I think it's definitely very cool! Very nice work.

Sasha
 
Old 06-09-2010, 04:14 PM   #15
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I watched the video, which I really do think is quite cool, from multiple angles. But I never assumed andrew375 built it. I see a lot of assumptions, when andrew has not indicated in any way that it was his project. Why the assumptions?
 
  


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