After a long while without a post here is a Short post from our hotel room in Newcastle on Tyne..
A 3.5 hour drive up from Cheshire yesterday, we set up the stand this morning pictures to follow. We are on stand 52 if your passing this way..;-) tomorrow. I've not had much of a look around the show yet Midge had a good look today & took a few pics..
This new laptop doesn't have a memory stick reader so cant up load them from here we will try tomorrow from the show if we get a quite spell ~ it was busy to day with about 2,800 visitors we were told. unofficially
There was a few comments from visitors at the show about the number of different 3D printers.
So far from Midges walk around she spotted there were 3 Makerbots, 1 RapMan, 1 Mendel, 1 Lasercut Mendel, 2 E-maker Huxley's our 4 of our Huxley seedlings two of them bare frames two with electronics (still waiting for our Huxley seedling boards) so one machine with Gen3 electronics 1 Machine with an allinone CNC printer port driven stepper controller running from EMC2 Linux. This was built for Midge to play with engraving, paper embossing paper cutting and PCB cutting Midge also wants to extrude Acrylic paint and Acrylic Media for crafting her art orientated applications.
We also have a early stage Harvester 3D scanner build that is a little behind schedule now... we suffered burst pipes again this year this time it was Midges house so that has delayed us a little.
Pictures to go here........Compared to thos on the Photo stream our pics were not that good ;-(
Any way here is one taken and shared and uploaded
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