B9Creator - A High Resolution 3D Printer

A project in Deadwood, SD by Michael Joyce

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Please help us take DIY 3D Printing to the next level, support this open source photo-initiated polymer resin based 3D printing system!
Backers: 388
Average Pledge Per Backer: $1323

Funded: $513,422 of $50,000
Dates: May 10th -> Jun 12th (34 days)
Project By: Michael Joyce
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Latest News

New version 1.5.0 B9Creator software released!

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Download: http://b9creator.com/getstarted/  Be sure to watch the overview video for more insights into the new features:   - Manually place and modify supports in Layout!   - Faster slicing! - Handle large (2-3 million) poly-count models!   -... (Read More)

Interview: Another Kickstarter round for the B9Creator

March 30th - via: hackaday.com
Nearly a year ago, the 3D printing scene saw a few new printers based on a technology other than squirting plastic out of a nozzle. These printers used DLP projectors underneath a vat of UV curing resin to build objects one layer at a time with incredible resolution. (Read More)

Hardware Upgrades and a 2nd batch of B9Creators!

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
We've made some improvements to the original design which we think you'll like! We'll be offering these improvements for a limited time so check them out. And we're finally offering more B9Creators too!  (Read More)

Source Files

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy to announce that ALL of our project files (software, firmware & hardware) are finally available for download!  We've already made improvements to the original hardware and software, thanks to feedback from our backers. Enjoy! Follow us on... (Read More)

Software Updates

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
I corrected a few issues in the initial beta release. I've uploaded a new Window's install package, will work on Mac and Linux tomorrow. http://b9creator.com/software/  (Read More)

B9Creator v1.0.beta

November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Still needs some polish and the help system, but pretty usable. Windows http://b9creator.com/downloads/SetupB9Creator.exe Mac http://b9creator.com/downloads/B9Creator_v1_0_beta.dmg Linux version also works, but I need learn how to a build a setup... (Read More)


November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Just finished a coding marathon (32 hrs straight now with no sleep! ) and everything is coming together very well.  I plan to test between now and Wednesday and assuming no major issues are found I will have the v1.0 software available late... (Read More)

Software work

October 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Sorry for the lack of regular updates.  I am currently working hard to finish the v1.0 software and I apologize that it is taking longer than I anticipated. Below are some photos showing my Windows, Mac and Linux development and testing machines in... (Read More)


September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
It's great to see all the assembled B9Creators, I appreciate the photos folks have posted over on the support forum.   It's also great to see everyone's tips and suggestions.  The support forum has been very active and that's a great thing for our... (Read More)

First Assembly Pictures, Software and Store

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
I'm very excited to see that some Backers have already assembled their kits! Your feed back has been great and I really appreciate it!  Getting those darn nylon strips onto the slide seems to be the hard part so be sure to check out the tips in the... (Read More)


September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
As of yesterday (18th) all kits and fully assembled B9Creators have shipped! (via USPS) US backers should expect their item to arrive by September 25th. International backers should expect their item to arrive by October 2nd. Inventory and Assembly... (Read More)

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