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At the current time, we are lifting our ship hold and we are trying to get as many kits out the door next week as possible.
A lot... Read more
The short version of the update: After lots of blood, sweat and tears, we are finally ramping up shipping.
At this point, we will shut off the ability... Read more
Kitting for fulfillment, software partnership and more...
Our team have returned from our annual downhill biking vacation. We are happy to report that no one was seriously hurt; there was no need for any OpenBeam + 3D... Read more
OpenBeam at the Seattle 3D Printer World Expo
It's been a busy past week or so at OpenBeam. 3D Printer World Expo has crept up on us. When we first agreed to participate in 3DPWE, we... Read more
Passing the final systems integration test
TL;DR: The last of the issues have been resolved and we are just waiting for parts to come in!
First, a funny story.
In January, I made the... Read more
A quick update - writting docs, counting screws and crimping wires
This will be a quick update as Mike is out of commisson - his little sister is getting married this weekend. So it's just a skeleton crew here... Read more
The last thing you do is the first thing the customer sees...
First, I'd like to acknowledge some of the comments with regards to the project being poorly executed from a project management perspective. Guilty as charged. We are well... Read more
Getting close to shipping!
A year ago, the OpenBeam Kossel project was successfully funded. A lot had happened since then; we ended up redesigning the Kossel Pro from the ground up... Read more
Shipping surveys out
Hello Kickstarter backers,
We are in the process of sending out shipping surveys, so that we can start planning the fulfillment phase of the project. Originally the plan was to... Read more
Shipping status update
First, the bad news. As some of you may already suspect, the delivery of Kossel Pro kits will be delayed, due to a few minor technical difficulties. We... Read more
Linear rails shipped; instructions posted
More information here:
As we exit the intense design phase of this project, we will be sharing out more and more information. We ask that you follow the project's... Read more
Kossels' past, present and future
More details here:
Project update - linear rails shipping soon.
About 3 weeks ago, we closed the fundraising part of the campaign successfully. Now the real journey begins. By now, all the credit cards have been processed, Amazon... Read more
BREAKING NEWS - New Laser online...
When we first started the project - we made a vague mention that we will be supporting the Metrix Open Hardware Lab as part of our giving back to the... Read more
Print results are in...
A quick update before I head off to work.
Early this morning I woke up to this on the printer build platform:
Just like a good salesman can... Read more
Autolevelling and other upgrades
What a week! For those of you who came by to say hi at the Seattle Mini Maker Faire, thank you. It was our first year as sponsors... Read more
Thank you! Stretch goal #1...
We are in the middle of preparing for the Seattle Mini Maker Faire (of which OpenBeam is sponsoring and participating in), so I'll keep this update brief.
A few... Read more
Forced upgrades and slight delays
What a week. We returned from MFBA and Fedex delivered the printers shipped to San Mateo. Or what's left of it:
Even though the printer was very well... Read more
Wow! 50%! Back from Bay Area Maker Faire
Thanks for all the support so far! It's pretty incredible that we've reached 50% in 3-4 days. We are ready and excited to get to work. :-).
We... Read more
Quick update from Maker Faire Bay Area 2013!