Dec.19, 2012

Another open source 3D printer is now on Kickstarter: the RoBo 3D Printer developed by Coby Kabili, Mike Pilkington and Braydon Moreno from San Diego, CA has a cute Robot looking. It features a large print area 10 x 12 x 9 inch / 254 x 305 x 229 mm and claimed to be an easy-to-use and easy-to-assemble 3D printer.


  • 5 Nema 17 motors
  • Sanguinololu 1.3a electronics with Marlin firmware
  • Hot End with a 0.4 mm nozzle diameter
  • 100 Micron (.1mm) layer height
  • 30 amp power supply
  • 22 Printed pieces in all
  • Y-platform is expandable

(Images credit: Robo 3D printer)

A RoBo 3D printer kit is priced at $475, including all the parts you need for building the machine. For $520 you can get a fully assembled and calibrated RoBo 3D printer, you can simply plug in and start printing. Check them out on Kickstarter.



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Kent Keyfauver wrote at 1/16/2013 9:05:40 PM:

Can anyone give me info on this ROBO 3D printer? Will this print with nylon? What percentage of parts can be replicated by printing them?

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