PVT Update, PVT Changes, Bounty Update, Expansion Specs
The production of various parts for PVT (meaning Product Validation Test - or making a small number of printers first to test all the production processes and the... Read more
Hardware: Boaty, Electronics, Timeline - and bounties clarified
Yet Another Boaty (YAB?)
We've had many recent requests for a Boaty print on the CoreXY platform that we will be delivering.
Here is what this is:
- An honest uncut... Read more
Firmware: Announcing Marlin Bounties
We've focused a lot on the Hardware - because it is the hardest and most time consuming part - but we want to divert for a moment to the... Read more
Filament Partner, PCB Update, Upcoming Bounties, We're Listening
We said we'd have an update this week, and so while we have less to show then we wanted to in this update, we are posting one none the less,... Read more
Post Chinese New Years Update Part 1
We are now a week to two weeks back from Chinese New Years, depending on the supplier or factory. Things tend to ramp up slowing after CNY and it has... Read more
PCB delays, status and timeline update
We returned from the holiday week on Jan 2nd and checked in with our PCB prototype fabricator on the 3rd. This company was contracted to handle both prototype... Read more
Mechanical Prototype Video
Here is a video of the mechanical prototype moving and grooving - while it admittedly isn't the most interesting thing to watch, it represents a huge milestone because it has... Read more
Mechanical Prototype, Revised Timeline
The clock has beat us again - but none the less tonight we present part 1 of the 99.9% final mechanical prototype (it isn't 100% until it makes it through... Read more
An update about an update
We know many of you are waiting (very!) patiently for an update - and we mentioned earlier this week in the comments that we'd have an update today - we're... Read more
Progress, improvements, better idea of shipping
We've continued to work hard on reaching the final prototype, and at this point we feel we are getting very close. I'm going to keep this update brief - but... Read more
Slow Progress, Getting Closer
Yes, we are still here. We are working hard at lots of little adjustments, fixes, and alignments to get the mechanics of the printer just right. We know more updates... Read more
We're still at it, more coming soon!
Again we must apologize for the delay in updates - after what ended up as over a week of constant traveling - I got back last week and have been... Read more
Production Issue and Solution
The fire near us continues to burn and grow but today grew away from us and from most houses around here - so while that could change it... Read more
Interim Update - Shipping Update, More Details Soon
Full Update Delayed
I (Erik) had planned to spend a good portion of today working on an update, and all that goes into making one happen (confirming timelines, final decisions,... Read more
Part 3 - Laser testing, removing case color option, can it cut Styrofoam?
Today we have the third and final part of last weeks turned this weeks updates. Lasers!
Laser Safety Testing
We have been doing a good deal of testing of 3... Read more
Part 2 - Main Controller Details and Schematics
Here we are back with Part 2 of the last update -
Main Controller Electronics Details
You can view a PDF of the current main controller schematics here: https://www.robotic.industries/BuildOneController.pdf
For those... Read more
Leadscrews are here to stay, Final design evolving, Electronics Details, Lasers! - Part 1
Lead Screws Remain
Taking into account feedback and time to market, we will be moving forward with all the lead screw design.While CoreXY would have made for a great... Read more
Weekly Update, CoreXY, Reminders
Moving Towards Production
Building off of last weeks update - here are the changes we've made since:
Photos - In the last update we promised requested photos soon, and we... Read more
The State of the BuildOne
We apologize that this update is overdue – like most weeks we’ve had some surprises, some things took longer than expected, and most relevant to updates – we’re still waiting on... Read more
Pledge Manager, Resend Links, Pre-order, Photos, Keeping Busy!
By now, if you filled out the Kickstarter survey, you should have received your Pledge Manager link. If you haven't check the next section for how to have... Read more
Pledge Manager Links Going Out Now!
Pledge Manager Links are going out now!
Just a quick update to let you know they are going out to everyone now. If you notice any bugs please let us... Read more
New Upgrade Announced, Testing Pledge Manager, What Else Are We Doing?
New Upgrade - Open Source 3D Scanner
After some research and trials we have decided to offer an open source 3D scanner upgrade to the BuildOne. This will be a... Read more
Pledge Manager links still coming soon!
We just wanted to post a quick update to let everyone know that Pledge Manager links will not go out to people who have submitted their survey until tomorrow. (unless... Read more
Community Forum Launched!
Here it is:
We've launched a community forum/message board for the BuildOne. Please give it a try and help us build a more organized, conversational community around the BuildOne... Read more
Survey's Are Out! More coming tomorrow!
Survey's Are Out!
Estimated shipment dates remain September and October 2017
(No we are not shipping now, we're just sending out the surveys)
Within the next few hours you will... Read more
Campaign Complete! Where to get answers! What's next? Pre-orders
We cannot say it enough!
This is amazing!
Thank you all so very much for your support! 3,213 of you pledged $771,191 to make the BuildOne a reality,... Read more
0.05mm Print Quality - SO CLOSE!
I stopped this Boaty (or 3DBenchy or Boatie McBoatFace) before it was completed as I had several requests for a close up of 0.05mm layer height. Here it is!... Read more
The (not so) Bronze Lion!
It seems I could work on my Lion hair styles -
But I think this is a great example of the crazy neat stuff you can do... Read more
Laser Demo! PETG Print! 14 Hours to go!
Like a 3D printer there is so much you can do with a laser engraver - we're just going to show you a few things tonight, but we... Read more
Full Enclosure with Lights! Photos of all models! Display video! 38 Hours!
Here it is - in the light and in the dark. The enclosure includes the lights too. The final version will use hinges that hold open as well,... Read more
Lattice Cube Timelapse
Kickstarter's systems finally let us upload the timelapse - so here it is!
Again here is the photo of it afterward:
More updates coming, but we wanted to send something... Read more
60 Hours To Go! Geekwire Article! 700K stretch goal! Coming soon! Lattice Cube!
60 Hours To Go!
There are 60 hours to go in this campaign! Wow! And we're over $650k! Amazing!
Once again I want to thank you all for making this... Read more
$600K! - Stress Test Timelapse, Autoleveling, and Photos
We were amazed when this campaign hit $200K - now it's at $600k I don't know what to say! Except Thank You! And we can't wait to make some... Read more
Boaty on the New Design!
Without further ado:
Printed at 0.3mm in Hatchbox PLA on an unheated PEI sheet, lightly sanded for better adhesion.
Note: It might look like the bed is shaking, but that... Read more
COLORS! - and Photos and DFM Part 2!
Since the shell of the new design of the BuildOne is made out of acrylic - it is more rigid, protects the printers internals, looks good, can be manufactured... Read more
New Design First Photos, DFM in action!
New Design Photos
I didn't want to call it a night - it has been a long day - without sharing some photos - but please know that there are... Read more
500K Stretch Goal Achieved! Dual extruder option locked in! 600k stretch goal
You did it!!! 500k! Dual Extruder unlocked!
When we launched this campaign just over two weeks ago, we really hoped to maybe make 2000 printers and hit around 250k -... Read more
New Design Version Part 1, SD Cards, Hot Ends, Dual Extruders, Thoughts on Promotions, Scale Layer Photos
New Design Version Part 1
Yesterday the new parts arrived via DHL - or so we thought - except that DHL only cleared 5 of 6 packages through to us... Read more
400k Goal Reached! How to upgrade your pledge, September delivery sold out, BuildOne Live!
Got a question, please check the FAQ first: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/robotic-industries/buildone-99-3d-printer-w-wifi-and-auto-bed-levelin/faqs
$400k Stretch Upgrade Unlocked!
Amazing, just two days after the Laser goal was unlocked, you've done it again! Thank you!
The Filament... Read more
LASERS Unlocked! New Stretch Goals!
The Lasers are Here! We hit $300k!
The Laser Engraver upgrade is now unlocked!
The Laser Engraver packages includes quite a few goodies: A 1W laser module with integrated... Read more
USB Port Added, LASER Goal Details, Upcoming Changes, & Tech Corner - the BuildOne Cloud
USB Port Added!!!
You did it! We hit $250k which means every BuildOne will have both WiFi and a USB port!
This means you can plug it directly... Read more
1000 BACKERS! - Stretch goals - LASERS!
Woohoo! 1000 Backers!
Last night we passed 1000 backers AND $200k - amazing! Thank you all again! We sincerely appreciate your support and your faith in us.
We've been working... Read more
BuildOne says Thank You! Stretch Goals Poll, Filament Compatibility, and More!
This BuildOne has something to say..
Once again, we thank you for the continuing support of this project - we appreciate your backing and your help spreading the word! This... Read more
Woohoo! Thank You all! Funded in 36 hours!
We just wanted to post this late night, quick update to say - THANK YOU!
You all are amazing, and your support means the BuildOne will be... Read more