Maker Faire Robot
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A 3D version of the Maker Faire robot. Is a very good "Hello world" test for 3D printers. We used it as a key test print (http://bit.ly/19tLvG4 ) for our 2014 Ultimate Guide to 3D printing, available from the Maker Shed: http://www.makershed.com/Make_Ultimate_Guide_to_3D_Printing_2_0_p/9781457183027-p.htm.
Based on Kim Dow's Maker Faire robot illustration, this model was designed by MAKE Labs Engineering Intern, Eric Chu: http://www.thingiverse.com/Chu
For more information on how this model came about, check out Eric's blog post on MAKE: http://blog.makezine.com/2013/01/15/3d-printable-maker-faire-robot/
UPDATE: V6 robot now have closed mesh. Download this one!
- 0.1mm - 0.2mm layer height
- 2 perimeters/walls/shells
Settings for arms down robot with supports:
- 0.1mm layer height (the supports needs to be printed at this layer height for them to snap off easily)
For those printing with Ulimakers, included is a recommended Cura profile.
Note for Slic3r users: Slic3r has trouble generating tool paths for the "M" on the chest and the MAKE logo on the back. Scaling up the part to 200% seems to fix this, but the robot will be larger. As always, check your gcode before you print! Here's a simple in-browser gcode viewer: http://www.buildlog.net/gview/index.html
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