• Photo Exhibition: Our Place In The World

    Jan-Feb 2019 | Far East Plaza (shopping mall), Singapore Our Place In The World was a photography exhibition featuring works by Tan Chuan-Jin, Singapore’s Speaker of Parliament, to raise funds for local charity organizations through sales of limited-edition prints. Taking into account the needs and limitations of each stakeholder, the Lateral Imaging team led the…

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  • 3D printed footplate mod for i1IO v1 to fit i1pro2

    The i1io from xrite is a wonderful machine for printmakers. It is basically a robotic arm which holds the i1pro spectrophotometer and automatically takes readings of color patch charts. Making good printer/paper profiles is time consuming work, and to do that, we have to go beyond the 912 patch chart provided by basic i1match packages.…

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  • A Multiple Extruder on a rotating turret idea for FFF / FDM 3D printers *Updated*

    I’ve been puzzled for quite a while over the issue of the design of multiple extruders on FDM 3D printers. Most of the current design dictates an XY offset, which I feel cannibalizes on the XY build space of the printer. Not only that, it requires multiple feed motors, one for each nozzle, and that…

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  • Epson 11880 viewing lights hack

    Here’s a slight modification I made to my Epson 11880 LFP a couple of months ago to allow me to view what’s being printed a little bit better. It’s basically the inexpensive Ikea Ledberg lights stuck to the inside of the front cover. Due to the size of the 11880, I needed 2 packs of…

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  • Giclee printing

    It aint easy but it’s really friggin rewarding. I used to have the (stupid) mentality that nowadays, digital photographs are supposed to just remain in the computer or the personal web gallery, to be shown to people from a laptop or desktop screen somewhere. For years I have carried on in my photography with this…

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