There are at least three cases where cutting objects into smaller components could be your best option: Your model is too big and does not fit inside the print volume. Your model does not have any suitable flat surface to serve as a base to be placed on the bed. You want to avoid using support […]

MMU 2.0 prototype

Time for another update. We are happily growing to fulfill all the orders as soon as possible. We now have 220 people and by the beginning of April we should have the lead time for MK3s close to zero! 7799 is already shipped, I am thrilled. You can already build and use MK3 in English, […]

The most of newcomers in the 3D printing world already know that except the 3D printer, they will need to obtain 3D models on the internet or create their own in a 3D modeling program. But between downloading/creating a 3D model and printing there is one more step that many beginners underestimate – slicing. Creating […]


You’d be surprised how many 3D models you can find on the internet are broken in some way. Modern slicers are pretty good at repairing the models without you even noticing. Nevertheless, sooner or later you’ll encounter a model with problems. The symptoms may vary. You might notice random top/bottom layers in the middle of […]


A 3D printer that can print most of the parts for a whole new printer, that was the idea behind the RepRap project, from which the Prusa i3 was born. But, the more printers you want to print, the more printers you need. And of course, also a lot of space. As you may know, […]

It’s easy to stop exploring menus and buttons on a machine once you feel like you know it inside out. You don’t bother learning and using all the meal heating presets on your microwave. You just end up using a few of them for everything. But then, after years of using that machine, you accidentally […]

Extruder movements on both MK2/S and MK3 can be quite difficult to see. The other three axes are easily visible, and honestly, it can be super mesmerizing to watch. A lot of us always want to know what’s our printer doing. Peter Roodenburg designed the Dutch Windmill motor rotation indicator, and we immediately fell in […]

It has been almost 2 months since the first MK3s left the factory and it has been our most successful launch ever. For maybe the first time we managed to launch on time and sent almost 2000 before Christmas. However there were a couple of “gates” along the way, so let’s clear everything up. Compared […]

I have great news for everyone! First MK3s are already shipped to those who ordered in the very first hours after the release (The rest will follow according to schedule everyone has in theirs eshop accounts so there is no need to check it with our support). However, we’ve encountered a problem with the first […]