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March 16, 2009 AT 11:38 am

CupCake CNC kit

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Bre Pettis & Zach Hoeken have started an open source hardware company (MakerBot Industries) devoted to making robots, their flagship kit is the $750 “CupCake CNC Kit“…

This is the whole kit of everything you need to build yourself an awesome CupCake CNC machine. Imagine: a leisurely day of fun with a couple friends, and you’ll have your very own 3D printer. The future is within your grasp.

This particular kit comes with:

  • The lasercut parts to assemble a CupCake CNC machine.
  • 3 x NEMA 17 motors to drive your machine
  • The nuts, bolts, and various hardware to assemble it.
  • The belts and pulleys for it to move things around.
  • All the bearings to make your machine nice and smooth.
  • 3rd Generation Electronics to drive it better, faster, and stronger.
  • A magnetized, detachable build platform, as well as 10 foam build beds to print on.
  • A pinch-wheel Plastruder to make things in plastic with.
  • 5 lbs of ABS plastic. Its hard, its strong, its awesome. Same material that LEGOs are made out of.
  • All the cables to hook everything up
  • A power supply to run everything

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3 Comments

  1. Video?

  2. I’d like to see a video of the machine working and what its accuracy is but a really cool sounding product I’m interested!!!

  3. > Video?
    Follow links!

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