Quick update: New York Maker Faire 2014
We had an amazing time showcasing the BI V2.5 3D printer and taking a look at all the amazing exhibits. The level of energy and creativity at the... Read more
Maker Faire New York - Quick update!
Canada container: latest ETA is in 3 weeks.
USA container BI V2.5 units are ready to be loaded and container will be loaded next week for... Read more
Manufacturing and Shipping Update
It has been a while since our last update and there has been some speculation concerning delivery dates and the status of the project. In this update we... Read more
Latest Update - 100 Units are ready
We have 100 units completely done and undergoing packaging. The units will be shipping by regions. We will ship in this order: Canada, USA, the rest of the... Read more
100 Units in Production + Print Videos - It's coming!
In today's update we are featuring a video with some prints from the actual machine (as per popular request). We are also featuring some pictures from the production... Read more
Latest update - BI V2.5 - Almost there!
We have made further progress in the last few weeks and are still waiting to ship the initial BETA units. We are currently producing several key components and... Read more
The latest news concerning the three issues we had are as follows:
1) RUMBA PCB - SOLVED!
We have received 500 RUMBA boards from the original designer following... Read more
Project Update - June 11 2014
I would like to share the latest news from the production floor since it has been a while. We have been really busy trying to get things moving,... Read more
First Production Update!
In this update I will share some details of our production process and how we are making sure that every BI V2.5 unit meets our exacting standards. I... Read more
New Injection Molded Extruder, Self Replicating Packages & Spool Holder
I am introducing a picture of the new extruder we will be shipping out with the BI V2.5. This extruder is very reliable and has a built in... Read more
New Standard in 3D Printer Control Software
This update will take a break from the hardware and be focused on the control software.
We are excited to announce that Boots Industries has partnered with PrintToPeer (PTP) to... Read more
Delta Platform Assembly
In this update I will show some pictures of the delta platform we are conducting testing with. The white 3D printed components shown in the images below are... Read more
New Mold Updates, Hot End Assembly and Initial Frame Assembly
We've just received the carriage mold with some of the key components. Some modifications are required for tolerance and warping which will be done tomorrow with the mold... Read more
First run on universal delta platform!
Just a quick update to feature the result of the first run on the universal delta platform. This delta platform is injection molded out of engineering ABS for... Read more
Looking for content creators in 3D printing
One of our goals at Boots Industries has always been to create a great online community for makers to learn about 3D printing and other potential mechatronics projects. ... Read more
First run on zinc alloy structural corner!
Just a quick update on the structural corners. The mold was tested for the first time yesterday and shown below are three pictures of the output with minimal... Read more
V2.0 to V2.5 More details!
Just a quick update to let you know that I've added a new article to our website that details the advances between V2.0 and the new V2.5 that will... Read more
Production Updates & Delay
In this update I will be showing some images of the injection molded and 3D printed parts and discussing some delays to the Kickstarter schedule.
Currently, we are... Read more
Molding Process Update & New BI V2.5 Layout
Dear BI V2.0 Backers,
I recently shared a primer on the EDM process and the fabrication of the Zinc alloy mold for the BI V2.0 corners. In this update I... Read more
How It's Made?
I believe that the actual process of manufacturing the BI V2.0 3D printers will be exciting to a lot of our backers.
As such, I will start posting a lot... Read more
Who likes the new LCD cover?
Order system & Forum
We have been working on creating a system that can properly capture your Kickstarter orders directly into our web based system. Currently, the 5 backers for the $485 pledge... Read more
Congratulations! Big Thank you from BI Staff
Injection molding is on the way!
We are so excited to start delivering the BI V2.0 for all of our backers and we are forever grateful for your support of... Read more
175K Reached - Almost there!
There has been a large increase in backers that is bringing us much closer to the 200K injection molding stretch goal, but we are not quite there yet.... Read more
Unlocked Mystery Stretch Goal!
With less than 72 hours left, I've just unlocked the $200,000 mystery stretch goalwhich is the injection molding upgrade for the BI V2.0. It's no secret... Read more
The Last Stretch!
We want to thank all of our backers for enriching our project with their great support, participation and comments. This is the home stretch - Let's get the 200K Stretch... Read more
Torture Test - Repetier Host
As we approach our 125K stretch goal we would like to thank our backers for their support. We have been spending a lot of time working with our partners to... Read more
BI V2.0 in the News & International Shipping Update
We have calculated international shipping rates for the standard BI V2.0 model (see table below).
BI V2.0 in the news:
The BI V2.0 has been featured... Read more
Happy New Year - Dual Extrusion & Stretch Goals
On behalf of Boots Industries and the entire BI V2.0 team we wish you a happy new year!
The following short video shows two very exciting features of... Read more
Just a quick update on the project:
Since I've received some questions about the extruder; I've just added a picture of it to the project description:
This extruder... Read more
Stretch goal offerings will soon be published
I would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our initial backers for their support.
We've now reached our minimal goal, but there is much more in store... Read more