Shipment to US and Japan Update
1) Backers in America: The container was arrived in the warehouse of the fulfillment center on December 6. The fulfillment center inspected all the packages first and then assigned bar-codes... Read more
The cargo ship to US should arrive in Norfolk, Virginia today. It will take about a week to clear the custom and then the container will be sent... Read more
Introducing Kudo3D Print Job Software
Before introducing the new software, we would like to give some updates. The printers to Europe are being mailed by the fulfillment center now. We are also working... Read more
Before giving the shipment updates, we would like to clarify again that Bean is made in Taiwan and shipped from Taiwan as many backers thought they are made... Read more
Last Call for US Shipment and Update for EU Shipment
We have collected 86% shipping cost for the US shipment. If you would like your printer to be shipped to US, Canada, Mexico and South America and... Read more
First Call for Shipment to US
We have been sending shipping payment notices to US backers since the 14th this month. Many have been sent twice. However, we only received payments from 63% of... Read more
US shipment update
We are currently focusing on shipment for the US backers and we have sent notice mails to all US backers. This container will load all the printers for... Read more
Shipment to Europe Update
We have finally got responses from over 93% of the European backers. All the printers to Europe have passed the custom inspection for export last week. The... Read more
Last Call for Shipping to Europe
In the last few days, the response rate from the European backers has gone up to 82%. This is the last call for the shipment to Europe. We will finish... Read more
Second Call for Shipment to Europe and Some Printing Tips
This is the second call for shipment to Europe. We will load all printers for our European backers next Monday. The progress is somewhat slower than expected. We... Read more
Urgent!! Shipment to Europe and other updates
We have sent out shipping notices to our European backers over the last three weeks at least one time. We were targeting to load the container heading... Read more
Europe Shipment and other updates
We have been extremely busy with the shipment preparation for the first container to UK. Sorry about the delay again. This is the first time for us... Read more
We have spent a lot of efforts to find a best solution for shipping to EU, US and Japan. This process is extremely slow and it is... Read more
After we receive the new containers, we have resumed the shipping through international express mail. We have got some complaints from UK backers about the high shipping... Read more
As we mentioned in the last update that we have passed the certifications. TUV is slow in processing the paper work and finally they will release the official... Read more
We passed the CE and FCC certifications about a week ago. The only part that holds up the project now is the resin container. We have... Read more
We have a few good news for the CE and FCC certifications.
We have passed the ESD test. For the EMI tests, we have also passed the... Read more
We have tested the resin container made with PC. PC is better than ABS for the resin tested but we still found that the surface is attacked after... Read more
Backer Crosslances is running a Kickstarter campaign
We would like to tell eveyone that our backer Crosslances is running a miniature campaign on Kickstarter now at http://kck.st/2ETfI9g
If you like the game, Rough and Tumble, please support... Read more
Update for CE FCC testings and resin container
Following the last update, we have received an incomplete report for the CE and FCC tests from TÜV. We failed some EMI (Electromagnetic Interference) tests in some frequencies... Read more
Castable Resin and Updates
We have received most of the parts and the castable resin is ready. Some backers would like to know the shipping time but we are not able to... Read more
As some backers urge us to provide more updates, we report some details here for what happened in the last month. Pretty much the production status is the... Read more
LED lamp is upgraded and pilot production is in progress!
We have finally received all the parts for the pilot production except for the PSP container. The container is made by injection molding which takes more than two... Read more
Z axis upgrade!
In the last few months, we have been doing a lot experiments about the assembling of z axis. The first version of z axis includes a screw, ... Read more
Raspberry Pi 3 upgrade!!
We are upgrading Bean to include a Raspberry Pi 3. After testing several different PIs, we decided to upgrade to Raspberry PI 3 which is $20 more expensive. ... Read more
First Round Pre-Production Testing
We are currently evaluating 5 engineering samples received a week ago. The major differences between these units and prototypes are summarized as below.
1) To increase the... Read more
Survey is sent!
Thank you for the waiting!
Finally, Kickstarter has completed the collection process and we have sent you a survey.
If you do not know your backer's number, please... Read more
Zombie Smartphone Stand
We have ordered parts for 5 printers for the first pre-production verification and expect to receive them in a week. Will give you another update soon. ... Read more
We made it! You are AMAZING!
We have finally reached the end of our campaign.
We set out with a goal of raising $50,000 and thanks to each of the 1,591 backers from all... Read more
Almost the End!
We are nearing the end of an AMAZING campaign. Thank you so much for all the support you have given us.
Because we have about 4 hours left,... Read more
Nextdent Biocompatible Resin
In response to some backers' inquiry about biocompatible resin for dental applications, we printed the following dental model with the CB biocompatible resin sample given by Nextdent... Read more
Machine Pistol Print Out and Reminders
We are nearing the end of an awesome campaign for the Bean 3D printer. We would like to thank each and everyone of our supporters for... Read more
Comparison between Bean and Laser-SLA with a Ring
Many people still do not believe that Bean has a higher resolution than a laser based SLA printer. We use a ring designed by one of our... Read more
Hope you are looking forward to the weekend!
For today, we have a pretty famous print, the Bearded Yell by bendansie. Printed at 50 microns layer thickness, the... Read more
White Resin Test Print
Only 5 days left for our campaign!
Interested in our white resin in the add-on items?
We have printed the jointed figure "B-101" from one of our... Read more
Impact of Anti-Aliasing on Ring
We have tuned the castable resin from yellow to green. We printed a ring designed by Amr khattab with and without anti-aliasing turned on. With anti-aliasing,... Read more
Castable Resin Results
Remember the rings that we printed with our first batch of castable resin?
We sent it out and have recently received the casted results.
Pretty... Read more
Zombiesmith Print Out
For today, we would like to share more photos from our long time friends over at Zombiesmith. Zombiesmith designs and 3D prints tabletop miniatures. With these 3D prints,... Read more
Reminders and Updates
Hope everyone enjoyed their weekend!
As we are closing in towards the end of the campaign, we have a couple reminders and updates for you!
In addition to... Read more
Bean and Titan 2 Comparison
In response to a backer's request, we printed the 3DSLA calibration model again with Titan 2 for a comparison. (Thingiverse 1219068)
The XY resolution is 50 um and... Read more
Screwless Heart Gears
This is the popular Screwless Heart Gears by Emmett . Thingiverse
There are seventeen pieces in this assembly.
The heart can be transformed, as shown in the... Read more
This Eye Beast model is designed by Axolote Gaming.
The printout has a size about 3 in x 2.36 in x 1.9 in. Layer thickness is... Read more
Here are two turbines designed by our two-time backer Mario D'Auria. These two turbines have the same diameter of 22 mm. One has 200 um thick blades... Read more
Happy July 4th!
4 inches tall. 75um layer thickness.
The color is customized for the Statue of Liberty.
Designed by Bre
In response to a backer's request to print a lattice, we would like to show more photos regarding the lattice structure in the video. The... Read more
We have printed a robot hand model with grey resin. The height is about 2.5 inches and the layer thickness is 50 um. There is no... Read more
We recently printed an awesome piece from 3DNA. Designed by Ricardo Salomao, this hand is a tribute piece for the band Ahab's album cover.
You can see more... Read more
High Resolution Cow
Thank you everyone for helping us reach our first stretch goal! All printer pledges will receive 2 Teflon films. You may also purchase additional Teflon for $20... Read more
Wheel Prints and Add-On Reminders
Hope everyone is enjoying their Tuesday! We have a few reminders and updates for everyone.
For people who are interested in additional goodies for their printer, we have... Read more
Here is a baren test sample. A baren is used in modern Japanese wood block printing. The baren base part is 2.075 mm high and baren top lid... Read more
More Miniatures and Kickstarter Live
Hope everyone is looking forward to the weekend! We are excited to answer all your questions during our live stream tomorrow (June 24, 2017) from 5-6 PM PDT. ... Read more
Brett Ryder’s Economist Illustration – 3rd Industrial Revolution
It's almost the weekend!
For today, we will be revisiting a model that we printed during our first Kickstarter as well: Brett Ryder’s Economist illustration – 3rd Industrial... Read more
Mr. Bean and Q&A Session
We have a fun print for you today! It's Mr. Bean (designed by sjuskadur) printed on the Bean 3D printer. :)
Additionally, we... Read more
Castable Resin Testing
We have some updates regarding the castable resin that we are currently formulating. Below are models (rings designed by Pino) that we printed:
These rings... Read more
Captain of the Eagles Miniature
Hope you enjoyed your weekend!
To start off the week, we have a miniature from Cross Lances and Labmesu. It is called "Captain of the Eagles." This was... Read more
Happy Father's Day
Thank you for joining us in our livestream yesterday!
Today is Father's Day! Happy Father's Day to all our superhero fathers out there. We really appreciate all the... Read more
Stretch Goal and Shipping Updates
Hope everyone is looking forward to the weekend!
Based on suggestions from our backers, we have made some changes to the stretch goals:
Because many of you are... Read more
Today we are posting scanned Baby Hand Keepsake Memento, Hannah by Dricketts.
Thank you as always!
Skull | Standard | CherryMX KeyCap
The Bean can be also used for functional parts. This is a functional keyboard cap designed by NullZer0. This cap is printed with 3DSR black resin with a... Read more
Thank you everyone for your AMAZING support! We have reached over $400,000 and over 1,000 backers. Thank you so much!!
We have asked and heard from you regarding... Read more
This is a dental model from one of the backers. It is printed with our grey resin with a layer thickness of 50um. The measured maximum width (67.16... Read more
Upcoming San Jose Tech Shop Meetup and Live Stream
Hope everyone is doing well! We are currently finalizing our stretch goals and hope to release them some time this week! Thank you to everyone who provided... Read more
Rings by EpicDiamonds
Hope everyone is looking forward to the weekend!
These are the first few rings printed with the Bean (designed by EpicDiamonds).
... Read more
Miniature - Sons of the Mountain - Barbarians: the Invasion
Here is the miniature from the board game "Barbarians: the Invasion". The model is called "Sons of the Mountain" and is designed by Tabula Games.
Hope you like... Read more
SLA Test Model
Here is the SLA Test Model designed by 3DSLA from Thingiverse 1219068. It is printed with our black resin. layer thickness is 25um.
Kudo3D... Read more
Close-up of the Bracelet V
Here are close-up photos of the Bracelet V from the video. This is the second model printed by the Bean. The vertical lines are the layers with a... Read more
Bean 3D Printer PSP
Thank you for your continuous support!
We had a few requests for close up photos of the PSP container. Please see below:
We are still tinkering around... Read more
WOW! Thank you for helping us achieve our goal! With your help, we were able to reach our goal within 2 minutes and reach $100,000 within only 3... Read more