Verified Prints with the Atmel-powered MakerBot

Atmel | Bits & Pieces

The MakerBot crew recently launched its Verified Prints program for the Atmel-poweredReplicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer. According to MakerBot’s Kate Hannum, the team spent a significant amount of time testing and pre-slicing Thingverse files to curate high-quality print designs for Makers.

“Load these prepped files directly onto an SD card and print beautifully in PLA on your MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer. We looked for designs without too many parts, too much hassle to assemble, any glitches or unexpected errors, and that don’t take a lot of monitoring to ensure perfection when printing,” Hannum explained in a recent blog post.

“From now on, whenever you see the black MakerBot Verified Files button on a Thing page, you can click into the MakerBot Verified tab to download pre-sliced .x3g files. You’ll also recognize the files as you’re exploring Thingiverse by the red check mark symbol. You can easily…

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