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Quiet and capable, the Felix is a true DIY printer – bring your toolbox and your patience.
sip4 roundup torture felix Felix 1.0

Torture test print. Click to view large.

GUILLAUME FELIKSDAL WAS THRILLED WHEN HE BOUGHT HIS FIRST 3D PRINTER KIT. Finally he could prototype parts for his humanoid walking robot! But he became frustrated by the days-long process of building and calibrating it. Like a punk rocker inspired to play by seeing the Sex Pistols or the Ramones, Feliksdal told himself, “I could do that. I could do better!”

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SIP4 Cover RGB1 Felix 1.0

2013 MAKE Ultimate Guide To 3D Printing

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  • Getting Started in 3D
  • Learn the Software Toolchain
  • 3D Design for Beginners
  • 3D Printing without a Printer

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  • Primo Features Extremely quite, large build volume, fine Z resolution, rigid aluminum frame, good retraction for near-string less builds
  • Print volume 10.2″×7.8″×7.8″
  • Print speed 150mm/sec
  • Print material PLA
  • Resolution (z-axis) 0.05mm-0.35mm
  • Machine software Repetier
  • Slicing software Repetier
  • OS supported Windows only
  • Open Source No
  • Price as tested $1,165 kit
  • Pedigree Original
  • Print without PC? No

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