In my research for my maker kids kits series, I came across a new gadget from Kano, the makers of the famous Raspberry Pi computing kit. It looked interesting so I bought one. Here are my thoughts on if it is worthwhile buying for yourself or the maker kid in your life.
3D Printer Reviews, Arduino Reviews, Raspberry Pi Reviews, and product information. What should you buy? How do you decide? Where should you look? All this and more in this section ...
It must be building up to gift-giving season because I have been asked a whole bunch of times for ideas for what parents should buy their kids to encourage their interest in making – electronics, robots, and programming in particular. What should you buy your kid, or as a family, to grow their maker passion […]
Ultimaker sent me an Ultimaker 3 for review, and to try out some projects on – exciting stuff (and from community reaction, I am not the only one who thinks so!). Since I posted my video I have had a ton of people message me about it. Some who wanted to know what an expensive […]
Prusa i3 Mk2/Mk3 and Creality CR-10 are the hot 3d printers right now under $1,000, but which should YOU choose?
Athorbot Buddy Couple Dual Extruder 3D Printer Review – In this article we cover the 3d printer build/assembly, some sample prints, how to get it running, and first Impressions after a week of use.
Creality CR-10 reviews are almost always about the regular sized 300mm x 300mm bed 3d printer (see my CR-10 review here) and reviews rarely talk about the big brother, the Creality CR-10 S5. I have had my big guy for a couple of months now so this review is way over due, but as I will outline below, I felt it important to really put this 3d printer through its paces for a thorough, impartial review.
BIQU Kossel Plus Delta 3D Printer Kit – it is not my first delta by any means, but it certainly stands out in some significant ways already. Here in this post I will share my first impressions, with a more detailed follow-up to come as I put it through it’s paces. So, what is it […]
SilentStepStick clones are often talked about in forums and groups as a great solution (and they can be!), but I just became aware of an issue that I wanted to warn everyone about …
A Canadian filament company sent me a couple of spools to review but I can no longer support them so all references to the company are removed.
The Anet A8 is a $200 (or less!) 3d printer kit. In this review we answer the question how good could a sub-$200 prusa i3 clone 3d printer kit actually be?