New project: JGAurora Wiki

Breaking my new year resolution and it’s only feb… 😞 a new project! I have been finding that I was answering the same questions again and again, so I put together a website to act as a resource for people to read and be brought up to speed. I present… the (unofficial) JGAurora 3D printer … [Read more…]

JGAurora A5 3D Printer Firmware & Manual

NEW: Please see the JGAurora A5 wiki for up-to-date firmware & instructions!   New year, new 3D printer! This one was kindly received for review from JGAurora. I do have an unboxing video here, but for the full review you’ll have to wait… but here’s something fun for the meantime 😀 In the mean time, … [Read more…]

Z-603S – Two years on.

Wow – time flies when you’re having fun…. I’ve now had this printer for over two and a half years now, so this is a short update of where things are at, and my perspective on the printer with the benefit of hindsight. Aside from the new buildplate, and the acrylic top enclosure, one of … [Read more…]

Aurora Z-603S New Buildplate

One of the major issues with the Z-603S (at the least the one I received) was that the build plate had a signifiant amount of warp across the surface. I measured this warp to be about 0.2mm – this may not seem like much, but this is already up to 4 layer heights! The result … [Read more…]

Pokemon Go Plus watch-style casing

I have stopped playing pokemon go, but during the frenzy I managed to purchase a pokemon go plus. The design of the device is hideous, so I decided to design a 3D printable replacement casing for it that would be more subtle and would allow me to use regular watch-bands on the pokemon go plus. … [Read more…]

[Review] GeeeTech G2S Pro

Geeetech G2S Pro: The acrylic Delta that really couldn’t. A while back I decided I wanted to see what all the fuss about these Delta printers were about, and so I bought the Geeetech G2S for $350USD. It is has been an absolute nightmare to work with. I really try not to throw good money … [Read more…]

Encapsulated Sandisk CZ80

The Sandisk CZ80 is one of the fastest USB 3.0 drives currently available, at a reasonable price. It comes in capacities up to 64GB, and is so speedy it approaches SSD-like speeds, and is even recommended by some as suitable as a boot drive! However, while the case is reasonably sturdy, and the capless design handy, … [Read more…]

[Review] Aurora Z603s 3D Printer Review (Updated 5/10/15)

English Manufacturer Websites: Aurora Z603S and JGAurora Z-603S Z603S NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH Z603 3D PRINTER Z603S printer costs a lot more, but is MUCH better in every way than Z603. I’ll be updating this page with new info as I get time. If you have of these printers I would be really interested to hear your experiences too! In March … [Read more…]