True Color 3D Printing with BeagleBone and MachineKit

BeagleBoard FoundationBeagleBoard Foundation wrote 03/29/2017 at 19:07 • 2 min read • Like

We were very excited to see that the full color Arcus 3D printer by @Daren Schwenke at Midwest RepRap Fest is powered by MachineKit on a BeagleBone Black. Brian Benchoff of Hackaday wrote article about Arcus3D:

MRRF 17: True Color 3D Printing

3D printing has evolved to a point where dual extrusion isn’t really that special anymore. A few yearsago, a two-color frog print would have been impressive, but this isn’t the case anymore. The Midwest RepRap Festival is all about the bleeding edge of what 3D printers are capable of, and this year…

Here is a video of the Arcus3D M2 printing full color rainbow vase:

Here's a photo of the BeagleBone Black and CRAMPS cape inside the Arcus3D: