[Lab] 3D Printer Assembly + Artengine Blog
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Tue May 4 00:22:01 EDT 2010
Would like to help but up to my neck in preparation for the show.
For software adding Processing and Eclipse to the software list would
be nice :)
On 3-May-10, at 10:36 AM, Andrew Plumb wrote:
> Hey Ryan,
> Did anyone get back to you on documenting the process? I'll bring
> along my own HV20 (with Raynox HD-7000PRO wide angle lens), tripod
> and a few tapes to set up in a corner and capture activity in
> addition to whatever others are doing.
> Software to install on the ArtEngine Mac(s):
> -Arduino 0018 if it's not there already.
> - http://arduino.cc/en/Main/Software
> - ReplicatorG 0014: http://replicat.org/download
> - Installation instructions: http://replicat.org/installation-mac
> - If you haven't done any arduino stuff, be sure to explicitly
> install the included FTDI USB2TTL drivers.
> - Python (preferably v2.6) if it's not there already.
> - I use MacPorts (http://www.macports.org/) for my CLI tools.
> - SkeinFox, v1.5: http://wiki.github.com/jmil/SkeinFox/
> - A more friendly UI for skeinforge slicing models.
> - Install git-184.108.40.206 for OS X: http://code.google.com/p/git-osx-installer/downloads/list?can=3
> - Download & Install SkeinFox: http://github.com/jmil/SkeinFox/downloads
> - Pleasant3D: http://www.pleasantsoftware.com/developer/pleasant3d/index.shtml
> - For visualizing STL models before slicing and the resulting GCode
> after slicing.
> - Very useful for centring and repositioning STL models for optimal
> build platform printing.
> - MeshLab: http://www.meshlab.org/
> - Useful for troubleshooting 3D model issues, converting between
> formats, scaling from imperial to metric units, etc.
> - Google SketchUp 7 (not Pro): http://sketchup.google.com/download/gsu.html
> - Blender 2.49b: http://www.blender.org/download/get-blender/
> - OpenSCAD: http://openscad.org/
> - Use the "openscad-latest.dmg" version: http://www.kintel.net/public/openscad-latest.dmg
> That should cover the essentials!
> On 2010-04-29, at 10:56 AM, Ryan Stec wrote:
>> Hey Everyone,
>> I thought I would send out a bit more advanced notice of the next
>> Mod Lab as the MakerBot kit is in and hopefully people can make it
>> out for this one.
>> I actually will not be able too as I must go to a festival in
>> Montreal starting on Wednesday.
>> I am wondering also if someone would like to document the process
>> and do a blog entry for the Artengine blog. We pay a whopping $50
>> for the entries, but at least it makes it so you are not
>> volunteering ;) Drop me an email if you are interested.
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