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Questions about the 3D printer manufacturer MakerBot Industries

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Updating firmware on Monoprice Architect printer

I just received this printer and while it seems to talk to Makerbot Desktop software I'm not sure if I should be trying to update the firmware. The printer comes with firmware v7.2 and while Makerbot ...
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MakerBot Replicator 1 Voltage Regulator Fix

My Replicator (you know, the one made of balsa wood) has blown a voltage regulator on its MightyBoard for the second time. The first time, MakerBot graciously replaced it. However, they replaced with ...
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How thin can I make the wall of a pipe?

For a science project, I'm 3D-printing some custom pipes and tubes to regulate the flow of gas (a combination of ethyl alcohol and water vapor) through an apparatus. They need to be pretty small, as ...
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Multi-color printing with desktop 3D printer?

My MakerBot printer supports only two filaments at the same time. What are techniques to print objects with more than two colors for one object?

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