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Printrbot Visits OhmniLabs

California robotics startup OhmniLabs created their robot, Ohmni, to connect people with their family and better communicate with seniors from anywhere in the world. Ohmni gives an in-person-like interaction that is lacking from a phone call or video chat. There are...

Knurling Bolt and Nut – Test Prints on the Simple Pro

Since the release of the New Simple Pro, users have been asking "When will I be able to slice my own models and print through USB?".  Our cloud software (printrbot.cloud) gives the inexperienced user the opportunity to dip their toes into the sometimes murky waters of...

Visit to the Printrbot Farm at UC Irvine

I love crazy ideas. The kind where people have a vision for something they want to accomplish but have no idea how to do it. THAT I can relate to. Jesse and Co. at UC Irvine has this kind of idea. I couldn't help but jump in and help them navigate the uncharted...

Stand and 3D Deliver – LA School District Visit

LA is a big place. Dave, our customer service dude, and I visited recently. Los Angeles School district showed interest in our printers, so we were excited to learn more. Lincoln, CA, where I live and operate Printrbot, is a small-town-feel place with a slow, relaxing...

Something Simple This Way Comes

CEOs want to sell product. So when a CEO starts talking without being asked, keep that in mind. I'm a CEO and, yes, I want you to buy our gear. I like to think I'm different, but I am painfully aware that if you don't buy our products my company will fade away. So...

Cross the Streams!

I'm the CEO of Printrbot and I am living the dream. But not for the reasons you might think. You may think that the joy in my day-to- day job is executing our vision of bringing accessible 3D printers and tools to the world, and I guess you would be partly right -...

Celebrate the National Week of Making with Printrbot!

Help us bring makerspaces across the nation come to life! Join us in congratulating this year's CTE Makeover Challenge winners and learn how you can participate in the National Week of Making, including an exclusive t-shirt by Printrbot! We are excited to share that...

Getting Ready for Maker Faire Bay Area 2016!

After a number of years in the Maker Shed and a few other various locations around Maker Faire, Printrbot has finally taken the plunge and opted for a proper space at Maker Faire.  Since this is our first "grown up" appearance, we are looking to make a good showing....

Buy Now, Pay Later with Affirm

ABOUT  We have teamed up with Affirm to offer easy financing – without a catch. There are no gimmicks like deferred interest or hidden fees, so the total you see at checkout is always what you actually pay. Provide some basic information and get a real-time decision...

Join Us at Maker Faire Bay Area, May 20-22

Join us in San Mateo on May 20-22 as Printrbot will be an exhibitor at this year’s Maker Faire Bay Area.  So what exactly is Maker Faire? We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth. Maker Faire is part science fair, part county fair, and part something...

Jacob Goes to the White House

By Stephanie Grimes, Digital Harbor Foundation Yesterday was a big, exciting day for all of us at DHF. One of our very own Mini Makers, Jacob Leggette, represented DHF at the 6th and final White House Science Fair of President Obama’s...

Free shipping on all orders over $200

Shipping costs got you down? Fret no more!  All orders over $200 now ship FREE!  So load up your cart with our latest Printrbot Play and a couple rolls of filament cause the shipping is on us! * Offer only applies to continental US based shipping...

The top 3D printers according to Make magazine

 By Lucas Mearian | Nov 16, 2015 | Computerworld @LucasMearian   Make magazine has released its 2015 3D buyer's guideranking of 18 3D printers, and for the first time CNC milling machines. The third annual guide called out top-performing 3D printers,...