The default nozzle diameter for most of today’s printers is 0.4 mm, and E3D’s hotends used in Original Prusa i3 MK3 and MK2/S printers are no different. Changing the nozzle takes just a few minutes and it can bring a number of benefits. According to our recent survey (we will introduce you more detailed results […]

The main focus of our previous articles was often the pre-production or production phase of 3D printing process: how to cut an object, how to print supports or how to fix errors in 3D models. One could get the idea that everything ends when a printer finishes printing and the final product is a simple […]

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, […]

How K value affects the print

It has been 4 months since the latest stable firmware release but even with MK3 (first units will be out before the end of November, new orders will ship approximately in February 2018) already released we continue to improve our firmware and 3.1.0 might be the biggest update in 2017. This time we included a […]

It’s been some time since I wrote an update about our Slic3r Prusa Edition development. 352 commits on the GitHub project to be more specific since the release of the Smooth Variable Layer Height feature. Since then we were mainly focusing on solving bugs and adding features for our Multi Material upgrade.

Hello everyone, it is time for another multimaterial upgrade (MMU) update! This time I have good news. We solved the problems I mentioned in the previous update and this means we are getting ready to ship! The solution was to use larger diameter steel tubes for cooling the filament and making a custom heatbreak together […]

It has been circulating around for a couple of weeks already so if you are our hardcore fan, you have already tested it. If so, kudos to you 😉  But nevertheless, Slic3r Prusa Edition now includes Smooth Variable Layer Height and is bundled in 1.7.6 drivers with all the necessary settings for perfect prints. And […]