I really tried to full-fill all shipments before my next update. Instead of saying what I wanted to do, I wanted to show it. All US and Canada shipments are... Read more
Quick update: 11-11
Shipments did go out last week, and some will receive it this week. More shipments will go out today and this week. Thanks to everyone that emailed me with the... Read more
As you may already realized, my shipment list is off. I use a different list from the one that is listed on google docs. It is about -25 shipments off.... Read more
Just a quick update.
Sorry, there was a slight delay on shipments. I ran out of the bagged hardware. I have all the nuts and screws but had to sort and bag them.
There... Read more
Sorry guys for being MIA. It is very hard for me to keep up right now. The more shipments that go out, the more technical and customer support I have... Read more
Shipping:I am currently around shipment number 140 on the shipping list. I had to go to my storage place to stock up more frames and other parts to continue... Read more
The corner paddings are schedule to deliver later today and shipments will continue tomorrow again.
I should be able to finish the majority of the shipments by next week.
Change... Read more
Update 5-8-13, shipping and tracking
Tracking/Shipments # :
The tracking numbers that begin with "1z" you can track through UPS.com, everything else is through USPS.com
Steven Decker -1Z7941E50392448228
Joseph Fong-CJ 173... Read more
Quick update 5-7-13
Shipments have started. I hope to ship about 100 shipments a week. So hopefully by next weekend all the kickstarter orders will be done.
I have added 1-2 extra parts... Read more
Got the metal parts
Got the metal parts, give me about 2 days to sort and organize everything and I will begin shipments.
The parts have arrived at the airport I will be picking them up from. It is waiting to be cleared by Customs. I have hired a broker, hoping it will... Read more
The parts were shipped by air Monday. Just waiting on the manufacturer to reply with arrival/flight information.
For those who are ready for the software and firmware.
Software to upload... Read more
Here are the links to the assembly guide. It will probably be faster if you just download the zip file.
http://eventorbot.com/files/Eventorbot 1.2 install guide.zip
http://eventorbot.com/files/Eventorbot 1_2 install guide.pdf
4-19-13 Metal parts are ready to ship to me.
The metal parts are done and will ship out to me today or Monday. It will take about 10 business days to get to me. Once it is here, I... Read more
Thanks to everyone that has contributed to the air shipping. Although the contributions did not meet what I needed it to be, I will still go ahead and have it... Read more
The metal parts went to painting last week. They should be done soon. I should hear back tonight on some shipping quotes. Once we figure out shipping, I can get... Read more
Small Update 4-3-13
Just a quick update on the metal parts. The 2nd batch/remaining order of the metal parts should be ready to ship to me in 2-3 days. We will determine the... Read more
Here is the link to the playlist for the assembly of the Eventorbot 1.2. I will have more uploaded today. Sorry for the delay. It takes me more then 1... Read more
All shipments for the first batch is done. Some have already received their kits. I suggest to wait for the tutorial video on assembly. There are some crucial points I... Read more
The first batch has about 30 sets. It seems that the Z carriage part is the least of the metal parts I have. The 2nd batch is due to be... Read more
Shipments starting soon 3-14-13
Today I will be packing some orders. I will provide an image later. Not sure if I will be able to make it to USPS and UPS to drop off... Read more
Sorry guys. I am going to need 1-2 more days to begin shipments. There was a lot more to do to get everything ready for shipping then expected. Stuff I... Read more
I'm currently finishing up on invoices and packaging list. Also working on adding the extra screws and nuts to our hardware bag.
I made a HUGE mistake by... Read more
Did the first print today.
Did the first print today. Everything went very well. Quality of the print was very good, considering I did not calibrate the X,Y axis and extruder motor.
The print is... Read more
Not the new metal parts or frame.
Some where concern that the new metal parts and frame was the reason for the steppers not working. This is not the case. Just made this quick video to show... Read more
I did run into another problem. This is why the video of the newer version printing is not uploaded yet. I'm currently having problems with the stepper motors working with... Read more
And the white finish. Had to build another one to confirm the hardware list. Ended up with one extra screw, but figured out where it came from.
Found out that... Read more
Yes, I did run into some problems. It is now all solved. Minor problems that was solved with extra nuts and longer screws. Video will have to wait, it is... Read more
Sorry, sneak preview.
Tried my best, but have to call it a day. Hopefully video tomorrow.
It is one solid machine.
Excited! The metal parts came in this mourning, everything looks good! Will spend today painting some of the metal parts. Should have an assembled one late tomorrow to show you.... Read more
First batch is on its way. The rest will be done the end of this month. These first sets are not painted but the rest will be. Any suggestions on... Read more
It is really bad timing, as all metal fabricating companies local and overseas are busy because of China's holiday in February. They take a whole month off.
I have found... Read more
Finally finished designing all the metal parts and confirming everything late last night. Sorry it took so long, but I had to work around the existing frame and screws/nuts, I... Read more
Metal parts update.
Yesterday was a good day. You guys have my cylinders going again. I was really concerned how my backers will react to the change, but all was very supportive. Good... Read more
Just wanted to say Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all my "Eventorbot people". I will be going out of town tonight to spend Christmas with the family. Will be... Read more
As of right now, I'm hoping to start shipments within 1-2 weeks.
Everything except for the stepper motors should be in by next week.
Sorry, manufacturing process took longer then... Read more
Frames, aluminum beds, threaded rods, and mother boards
Frames, aluminum beds, and threaded rods ready to be ship.
1st batch of mother boards.
What came in this week.
1st Image. Geared stepper motors.
2nd Image. Push button switches, springs, rubber feet, and well nuts.
3rd Image. How all the hardware will be bag. I will have to make... Read more
This is a lot of work for one man to do. Rest assure, it's getting done (we are getting closer).
I have the best backers. There are so many of... Read more
Update and ETA.
Sorry, Sorry, Sorry, for the lack of updates. I been real busy. Have over 250 sets of plastic parts I need to mold.
Still need to fix the forum. If... Read more
Collecting all orders today.
If you have done a hotbed upgrade or the powder coating upgrade through paypal, and have not mentioned it on the survey or messaged me about it. Please do so... Read more
Sorry slight delay.
Sorry, there is a slight delay, but it will be better for all of us to make these changes now.
The original painter for the powder coating will not have time to fit us in his schedule. We are now using a new company.
Here is our color chart. http://eventorbot.com/files/PowderBrochure.pdf ... Read more
Still waiting for all the surveys to be answer. If there is any changes you need to make on the surveys, please message me directly on Kickstarter.
So far,... Read more
Last day for upgrades.
Today is going to be the last day for upgrades. As I will send out surveys tomorrow to confirm all orders/pledges.
Any transactions that are still pending, I will have... Read more
Video and link
I really like the new frame design and think it is way more then rigid enough for any application. I recommend it. This design is not me cutting any corners.... Read more
Metal frame, footings, and hothead bracket.
The cost for the metal frame is more then what I wanted to pay, but the company is very professional and seem to be very reliable. They had their team... Read more
Update: Powder coating colors, upgrade, and status.
Update later today.
I will have several updates later today. Just have to confirm some details with my metal fabricator and Kickstarter.
The update will include information on how to make the hotbed... Read more
Thank you everyone! Well, its kind of bittersweet. I will defiantly miss the support, kind words, and interaction from all my backers. The success and support makes me that much... Read more
Heating pad for non full kit pledgers
For those who did not pledge for the full kit and would like to include the heating pad for the hotbed. Please add an additional $15.00.
Final update for upgrades.
Link for dual extruder attachment board. Thanks to one of our backers: Kyle Kronyak. Either Kyle or I will have it available to purchase assembled:
PDF documents for... Read more
"Full kit backers" will now have the choice of either getting 1.8 degree stepper motors or .9 degree stepper motors, for the "X" and "Y" axis. Our Z stepper motor... Read more
For those who have purchased the full kit. I will now be sending metal pulleys with set screws instead of the molded plastic ones. This will provide better accuracy and... Read more
Type of filament and status update.
We can easily change the machine to accept 1.75 mm filament (it is just changing the teflon liner inside the hothead). This will not change the plans for any pledges... Read more
New print size.
After many request, it is now official. Eventorbots print area is now 10" x 8" x 6". 10" for the Y axis, 8" for the X axis, and 6" for... Read more
After contacting some manufacturers for parts. The expected date for delivery of the pledges are going to be a lot sooner (if everything goes as plan).
Will have... Read more
Eventorbot has met its funding goal!
Well, I'm speechless and overwhelmed with all the support. I will like to say a BIG thank you for all the support, kind words, and to all the backers. To... Read more
O... I will also include a 5 foot long piece of 3mm abs filament with the $500 and up pledges to get you guys started.
Upgrading to the hotbed
I was under the assumption that you were able to make another $35.00 pledge. This is not true, and has been taken off.
After you pledge for the kit you... Read more
Hotbed Upgrade! Not necessary.
Sorry, I know my original quote for the hotbed upgrade was $25.00. Now that I have confirmed the prices with the manufacturer, for the upgraded power supply. The power supply... Read more