I Can 3D Print Customer Contest - OCTOBER
We have been thinking of ways to get a more community feel back with our customers/backers, and one of the ideas we had was to hold a monthly... Read more
First I wanted to say thank you to everyone who attended our online Facebook Party last Tuesday. So many fantastic comments from our backers showing their support! You... Read more
Make sure to RSVP!
Hi again! Here is your first look at our upcoming Faceook Event!
Make sure to RSVP today! https://www.facebook.com/events/881564428587701/
Please share with everyone on your Facebook and Twitter! We would love... Read more
MH3000 Upgrade Video
Happy Monday everyone! Here is a video if anyone needs help with their upgrade kits. Sorry for the delay! I will have another update for you later in the week! ... Read more
shipping has begun...
Super quick Monday update: Upgrade kits have started to go out the door, and the tablets for the RoVa3D orders will be going out tomorrow.
Also have you seen our... Read more
Another Webinar tomorrow
We're hosting another webinar! Join us tomorrow - Friday August 7 from 1-1:30pm ET - and ask any questions you have about our printers or 3D printing in... Read more
How much can I fit into one update...
Hello Backers :)
So today's update is going to be a bit of a smorgasbord!
1.) It took a while to do the time lapse video of the 5 material... Read more
5 Material Print Sample on the RoVa3D
As promised (and even earlier than I said) here is a post on printing with multi-materials on your RoVa3D. The materials that Chris chose were:
- Orange HIPS (From... Read more
More updates coming your way...
Jenn here! This is just a quick note to let you know that I am back as your Kickstarter contact person. If you have any questions please feel... Read more
TODAY!!! Q & A webinar!
We're here to help!
A lot of people have questions about 3D printing, our RoVa3D printers, filament, set up....the list is extensive!
We thought we'd host the first of many... Read more
MH3000 Upgrade Kits & Tablets Update
Hi Kickstarter backers! Chris here.
Here is an update on the upgrade kits and the tablets.
I'm extremely sorry for the delay. I'll try and explain a little about what... Read more
6 to go!!
The majority of you have received your RoVa 3D printer and are well on your way to mastering 3D printing!
Please check out our website for the Design... Read more
Brand New Product Shots!
You may have noticed that the pictures we used on our Kickstarter & website up until this point were actually MH3000 pics. Well we are happy to say... Read more
Shipping, Tablets and Kapton Tape, Oh My!
To Our Faithful Kickstarter Backers,
We are well into shipping and fulfilling our commitments to our Kickstarter Backers; however, there are a few concerns we are addressing as we make... Read more
2nd RoVa3D Delivered - Now time to ship the rest!
Chad was thrilled to receive his new RoVa3D yesterday. This install went even smoother than yesterday's. We set up the software and started the first print - An Iron Man... Read more
First RoVa3D has left the building!
We have had a great start to our week!! The first RoVa3D was delivered to one of our "Visit from Santa" backers! We had a great time with Meaghan... Read more
Get Ready To Ship!!!
We are in production and wanted to provide an update on the ship schedule over the coming weeks.
We finally have all supply issues resolved and are building... Read more
Geckotek Option Deadline
If you had added Geckotek to your pledge and haven't already sent in your request referencing the delay please do so. Whomever has not responded by Wednesday next... Read more
RoVa3d Shipping Update
Hello Our Faithful Kickstarter Backers!
We wanted to take a few minutes of your time to provide an update on where we are with production of the RoVa3D printers for... Read more
Hello RoVa3D Backers!
Our journey is almost complete! After many unforeseen delays we are finely beginning to receive components that will help us complete our commitment to you.
We don't... Read more
We at ORD Solutions are so excited about the progress being made on the RoVa3D. We have experienced a slight delay due to shipment issues of components. But as the... Read more
FINALLY AN UPDATE!
We know we have been quiet this last month and a half, but we have been busy and have lots of news to share with all of you!
We know... Read more
World Maker Faire in NYC! September 20th & 21st
As we have mentioned before we will be at the World Maker Faire in NYC next weekend, and we have 2 complimentary one day tickets! The Faire runs:... Read more
Check out the RoVa-Paste
Make sure to check out the newest addition to our printer line up:
For $899 CAD you can get the RoVaPaste on Kickstarter or you can get the paste... Read more
Goodbye CRAZY summer, hello EVEN CRAZIER Autumn
Wow time flies by when you are busy! It's been almost 3 weeks since our last update!
We have had a lot going on! We have been talking with our... Read more
Orders going in & Ottawa Mini Maker Faire
Thank you backers for filling out the survey and sending in your add on orders on time!! You guys rock! All orders have been entered into the system and we... Read more
Printer Survey & Add On Price List/Order Form Email
Thank you to all backers who have responded to our Kickstarter Survey so quickly! However, we are still waiting on a few more survey replies - please make sure to... Read more
Check your Kickstarter account for our survey!
We have just sent each reward level their survey. It turns out that Kickstarter only allows ONE survey to be sent to each reward level. So we had... Read more
Our first week post Kickstarter was a busy one!
Our first week post Kickstarter was a busy one! Here is a little recap:
- We have had such a huge response to the MH3000 and now the RoVa3D... Read more
FULLY FUNDED!! Thank you!!
Wow!! That was one very busy month! We just funded our second successful Kickstarter and we couldn't have done it without you - our K1 Backers, our new K2 backers,... Read more
Our day 2 Detroit Maker Faire recap:
We had another awesome day at the Detroit Maker Faire! Since we just got back to Ontario and it's 1:30am for today's update we are going to give you a... Read more
A busy first day at Detroit Maker Faire
WOW! Today was BUSY! We had hundreds and hundreds of people visit our booth for day one at the Detroit Maker Faire. We printed a Mars Rover and a 5... Read more
Twisted Gear Vase - Another Large Print Example on the RoVa3D
Today Chris, Richard and Andrew left on their road trip over to Detroit for this weekends Maker Faire. Before they left Chris printed the Twisted Gear Vase: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:226523/#files The vase... Read more
50 micron & 25 micron Calibration Cube
Welcome to our newest backers! As we write this Update, our amount pledged is sitting at $117,295 CAD. This is significant for us as we have now exceeded the amount... Read more
How Model Geometry Can Be Used To Print Even Bigger
In Update 28, we listed the build volumes for different configurations of nozzles. For a printer with 5 nozzles, printing in 5 colors, our tables indicated that your maximum build... Read more
New Prototype Bed Heaters for the RoVa3D Printer!
We recently received a small shipment of prototype bed heaters for the RoVa3D. This heater is the same size as the bed, and we needed to test it to make... Read more
How Big Can You Print With a RoVa3D Printer?
The published build area of a RoVa3D Printer is 11.18” x 11.88” x 7.55”.
This means that the printable area of the print bed is 11.18 inches (28.397cm) wide,... Read more
Multi-Color Print Samples: Rainbow, Minecraft Sword, Clown Fish
We have added a categorized list of all our Updates to our main page. Today's update will be the seventh in a row to contain print samples. Tomorrow we'll have... Read more
The kids want to see more 3D printed toys!
When we were at Week 2 of the Discovery Square event last Tuesday we were featured on Rogers TV for their Grand River Living segment. It will be airing this... Read more
Creating Multi-material Models Out Of Single Material Models Using Netfabb Basic
We've been having quite the discussion in the Comments section of our Kickstarter project about why haven't we posted more multi-material print samples. The quick answer is, there just aren't... Read more
One last Make Magazine Challenge Print: The Owl Statue
We decided to finish off our Make Magazine Challenge Print Updates with the OWL STATUE by Tom Cushwa — www.thingiverse.com/thing:18218
Designer Cushwa borrowed stone-cutting techniques to render feathers and character... Read more
Maker Faire Robot - Another Make Magazine Challenge Print
Going along with yesterday's Make Magazine prints, we wanted to show you today something smaller with a better resolution.
Based on Kim Dow's Maker Faire robot illustration, this model was... Read more
More Test Prints: Make Magazine Challenge Prints
Each year Make Magazine does a special 3D Printing issue where they put a bunch of different 3D printers through their paces, and rank them according to their characteristics and... Read more
Busy printing samples: First up - Tornado Vase
Today's update is going to be short and sweet because we have been busy working away on some of the torture test / challenge prints that people have requested. We... Read more
1 Year Warranty Achieved! Next Stretch Goal at $150,000: Basic Maintenance Kit Included
We are pleased to announce that this weekend we passed the $100,000 funding mark, and as a result, all printer backers will automatically have their warranty extended from 3 months... Read more
3D Printing and Kickstarter: More is Better!
We were disappointed this week to hear about two Kickstarter campaigns for 3D Printers that were cancelled. We've been tracking Kickstarter projects for 3D printers and accessories for the last... Read more
Two Very Cool Things to Share: Geckotek add on & Ottawa Mini Maker Faire
Cool thing #1: Several of our backers have asked us whether the Geckotek Build Plates will work on the RoVa3D. We went right away to talk to them and see... Read more
Printing to the RoVa3d with an Android Tablet
Untethered Printing with Your Android Tablet
On July 1st we announced that all backers who pledged for a 5 nozzle printer would also receive an Android tablet that can be... Read more
ORD Solutions Participates in Discovery Square with the RoVa3D Printer
Yesterday the ORD Solutions team brought our RoVa3D Printer to Discovery Square. From their website:
Join us for everything you loved about Tooney Tuesdays with an exciting new twist as... Read more
Using SketchUp to Create 3D Printable Models
Hello to our existing backers and a hearty Welcome! to our new backers since yesterday. We are getting ready to tell you about our $150,000 Stretch Goal as... Read more
How Do I Know If I Pledged the Right Amount?
Hello to all our backers, both new and existing. This update is for you!
How do you know if you have pledged the right amount? We acknowledge that our pledge... Read more
More Details on Improvements in The RoVa3D
Now Taking Pledges for January, 2015 Delivery
Welcome to our new backers. Yesterday the last of the printers available for delivery by Christmas, 2014 were pledged for. All printers pledged... Read more
More Updates on the RoVa3D - Grab Bag
How Many Updates Is Too Many?
As this is our second Kickstarter, we're applying some of the lessons we learned from our first campaign back in 2013. One of those... Read more
Happy US Independence Day! - Here's the Same Object in Six Different Materials
Christmas Delivery Batch is Almost Full!
As of today, there are only four slots remaining in the first batch of 25 printers that have guaranteed delivery by Christmas (within North... Read more
The 3D Printing Learning Curve - A Practical Example
The Story of Some of My First Prints - By Richard, ORD Solutions Product Manager
Today's update is a little different. Please find below a post from Richard, our Product... Read more
What Can You Do With A RoVa3D? – Part 2: Print t-glase (PETT)
$50,000 Stretch Goal Achieved!
On July 1, Canada Day, our Kickstarter campaign passed its first stretch goal! Now all printer backers and UPGRADE-O-RAMA backers will have the following added to... Read more
Happy Canada Day, Eh! And Big News - More Free Stuff!!
Happy Canada Day!
ORD Solutions is proud to be a Canadian company, and today, July 1st, Canada Day, we celebrate our country and our way of life. We include our... Read more
Where Can You See a RoVa3D? Upcoming Events!
The ORD Solutions Team is bringing prototypes of the RoVa3D Printer to several events over the next month. If you are located in Southern Ontario or the Detroit, Michigan area,... Read more
Printing Software: Slic3r and Pronterface
Backer Activity Update
As of this Update, we have now received pledges to cover more than half of our December batch of printers, which are guaranteed to be delivered in... Read more
Nozzle Sizes: What's The Difference?
The RoVa3D comes with 3 nozzle size options: .35mm, .5mm, &.7mm. The FAQ at the bottom of our main Kickstarter page includes a comprehensive explanation of the pros and cons... Read more
Stretch Goal 1 – Kapton Tape, and Why You Need It
Now that we have achieved our funding goal, it’s time to focus on our first stretch goal. If we reach $50,000 in funding, each backer who pledges for a printer,... Read more
How to Create Multi-material and Multi-color Prints – Part 1:Creating the Model
First, thanks to you, our backers, we have now funded our Kickstarter. So you are guaranteed to get your reward. We are now working towards our stretch goals. For... Read more
What Can You Do With A RoVa3D? – Part 1
During this Kickstarter campaign, we hope to share with you some of the cool things we’ve printed for ourselves and our customers (with their permission). We’re starting with one of... Read more
How did the RoVa3D Printer get its name?
In case you aren't aware, this is our second Kickstarter project. The first was for the MH3000R1, the first 5 color/material 3D Printer. It went great! So we decided... Read more