Makerbot For Dummies (Paperback)
  • Makerbot For Dummies (Paperback)

Makerbot For Dummies (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 19/11/2015
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"MakerBot For Dummies" is your indespensible companion for the MakerBot Replicator line of 3D printers. This soup-to-nuts guide helps you through all aspects of the Replicator hardware. It helps you understand the differences between the models while making a buying decision, guides you through the process of setting up your Replicator and keeping its firmware and software up to date, shows you how to change and refill filaments for 3D printing, and provides tips and processes to maintain your investment.The book also walks you through the MakerWare software and provides guidance on what model designs will make strong, long-lasting 3D objects. Using the software, you to take your ideas from your imagination and produce them in the real world, including the abilty to create objects with multiple colors!The book explains the MakerBot Thingiverse site, where you can choose to buy or download more than 300,000 print-ready objects, as well as upload and sell your own designs. With everything from useful items such as a bottle opener to rich educational materials like dinosaur fossils, models of the Great Pyramids of Giza, or math manipulables, to intricately designed jewelry that is impossible to produce without a 3D printer."Series features: " The information is presented in the clear, plain-English style, sprinkeled with icons highlighting tips, warnings, and interesting stories - presented with a touch of humor that has made For Dummies the top brand in consumer technology publishing for more than 20 years!

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9781119039709

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