Forum Groups
  All forums
    Help & Feedback
      Work in progress
      Finished Art
      Non-Max related

Featured Threads
  inspiration alert!!!
(36 replies)
  Indespensible MaxScripts, Plugins and 3rd Party Tools
(37 replies)
  The allmighty FREE Resources Thread !
(17 replies)
  spam alert!!!
(4886 replies)
  Maxforums member photo gallery index
(114 replies)
  Maxforums Member Tutorials
(89 replies)
  three cheers to maxforums...
(240 replies)
  101 Things you didnt know in Max...
(198 replies)
  A Face tutorial from MDB101 :D
(95 replies) Members Gallery
(516 replies)
(637 replies)
  Dub's Maxscript Tutorial Index
(119 replies)

Maxunderground news unavailable

show user profile  ea6b607
so I learned a local uni by me got a new zprinter 410 so I called up the professor and a arranged to get some models printed (he only charged me for materials). anyways, here's the results

Edit: by the way the boat is only 3.75 inches long

Cheers!! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
"Trying is the first step towards failure."
-Homer J Simpson-

read 887 times
4/14/2008 10:15:17 PM (last edit: 4/14/2008 10:17:56 PM)
show user profile  mak
sweet!, how much are materials?
read 881 times
4/14/2008 10:16:38 PM (last edit: 4/14/2008 10:16:38 PM)
show user profile  ea6b607
it was about $90 for both ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
"Trying is the first step towards failure."
-Homer J Simpson-

read 878 times
4/14/2008 10:18:16 PM (last edit: 4/14/2008 10:18:16 PM)
show user profile  mak
$90, thats like 5 quid...will you take requests?
read 870 times
4/14/2008 10:21:14 PM (last edit: 4/14/2008 10:21:14 PM)
show user profile  $$T-bone$$
jeez...seems a bit high don't ya think?
like the prints tho

read 869 times
4/14/2008 10:22:20 PM (last edit: 4/14/2008 10:22:20 PM)
show user profile  mak
could you post up the original meshes they were created from?

read 865 times
4/14/2008 10:25:33 PM (last edit: 4/14/2008 10:25:33 PM)
show user profile  ea6b607
well $90 is actually pretty good sense it takes about 14 hours to print about 1 1/2 hours of coating in the solution. Think of how much it would cost to print a stack of papers 3 inches tall (500 copies 10 cents each bout $50) and paper and ink used in that is cheaper then the powder and glue used in this.

here's my whaleboat. I think I've posted this one here before:

I'll make a render of the castle tomorrow. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
"Trying is the first step towards failure."
-Homer J Simpson-

read 847 times
4/14/2008 10:57:47 PM (last edit: 4/14/2008 10:57:47 PM)
show user profile  mak
thats quite a good replication of the level of detail. nice.
read 834 times
4/14/2008 11:08:30 PM (last edit: 4/14/2008 11:08:30 PM)
show user profile  Odie
yeah seriously. Imagine if you were building a really big model, you could make that thing look amazing!


Just read the cost and the printing time. I guess you'd need a lot of money and a lot of patience for a big model.


read 832 times
4/14/2008 11:12:52 PM (last edit: 4/14/2008 11:14:21 PM)
show user profile  TimTamFin
The institute in which I work promised me time, but they been so busy making prototypes for Fiskars that I haven't gotten my time yet. ( it's been several months now )... well, perhaps in the summer...

read 817 times
4/14/2008 11:58:16 PM (last edit: 4/14/2008 11:58:16 PM)
show user profile  LordPanzer

I want to print a bunch of 8-inch models of my cruiser, paint them, and use them in miniature games :D
Just out of curiosity, how big a model can this machine print? If I could model my own coffee mug and print it, I'd be the coolest kid in town.

Insanity is just a state of mind

read 812 times
4/15/2008 12:02:22 AM (last edit: 4/15/2008 12:12:24 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
"$90, thats like 5 quid..."

I can only hope that was an intentional typo :s

Cool prints Erik!

read 771 times
4/15/2008 3:12:04 AM (last edit: 4/15/2008 3:12:34 AM)
show user profile  ea6b607
LP- well the castle is 8" x 6.5" so probably not much more

TimTamFin- too bad its not Nebraska where no one knows how to use it and they haven't tried to market it.

MG - thanks, ya I was happy with them. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
"Trying is the first step towards failure."
-Homer J Simpson-

read 735 times
4/15/2008 6:43:58 AM (last edit: 4/15/2008 6:44:21 AM)
#Maxforums IRC
Open chat window