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RepRap: self replicating machines

http://reprap.org

"... Following the principles of the Free Software Movement we are distributing the RepRap machine [...] to everyone under the GNU General Public Licence. So, if you have a RepRap machine, you can make another and give it to a friend... " -- via http://www.schrankmonster.de/PermaLink,guid,acde8f0f-78ff-4308-8da5-cbfd...
* RepRap Project: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RepRap

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Open-source 3D printer built with Linux, can even replicate its own parts

http://www.thestandard.com

This is an amazing device: The RepRap (short for "Replicating Rapid-prototyper"), an open-source printer developed at the University of Bath. It was built using Linux, and all of the project's software and hardware components fall under the GNU General Public License. It's cheap to use, and can even replicate most of its own parts. Most of this article is an interview with the technical lead, plus there are links on the first page to videos and sample parts and objects made with the RepRap.

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Created by ilamont 6 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 40 weeks ago
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