Solarbotics Blog Posts & News

Aleph Objects (Lulzbot) is still alive! ...

Dave Hrynkiw
November 8, 2019
Update: Additional information from the Loveland Reporter Herald We've been big fans of Aleph Objects' 3D printers. They fit that sorta "Prosumer" niche. A bit better than kit-builds, not quite as expensive as the big professional units. We were disappointed we got the call a few months ago relating that Aleph was looking to shut […]

Lulzbot 3D Printer Documentation and Res...

Dilan Tuff-Overes
November 7, 2019
Lulzbot Mini 2 Documentation Lulzbot Mini 2 Quick Start Guide Lulzbot Mini 2 Quick Start Video How to use the LCD Interface Video How to Replace a Damaged/Bubbled PEI Sheet Video How to update your firmware Video How to use Cura: Lulzbot Edition Software Video (slightly outdated but relevant) Lulzbot Mini 2 Detailed Calibration and […]

New Website Migration update

Dave Hrynkiw
November 1, 2019
We've finally migrated our new site from the internal development platform to the host's development platform! What's that mean to you? After we reconfigure some settings and run a gauntlet of tests, we should be live in days/weeks, not weeks/months! Thank you for your patience. We'll make it worthwhile.

More about website development

Dave Hrynkiw
October 15, 2019
A decent website is a core of a web-centric store like ours. Back in the early days, I hand-coded HTML (yeah, go back to waybackmachine to admire that work), and what you got is what you got. Since then, we rebuilt through 3 more iterations of totally refactored hand-coded platforms, and then 2 aborted […]

Why no new blogs? Huh? HUH?!?

Dave Hrynkiw
October 15, 2019
Sorry. It's been a feverish last 9 months since taking the bull by the horns and taking over development of the NEW Solarbotics website. It's coming along, and will be ready VERY soon. Because of this, we've been concentrating on moving and vetting the new content, which is sort of like new content (but not […]

CLOSED July 1, for Canada Day

Dave Hrynkiw
June 28, 2019
We will be closed on Monday, July 1, 2019, for Canada Day.  

Exciting New Product - Cyber:bot - Robot...

Dave Hrynkiw
May 27, 2019
 The cyber:bot robot adds a tangible hardware dimension to Python-focused computer science, CTE and cybersecurity programs.  The cyber:bot robot puts the BBC micro:bit module on the Parallax small robot form factor that's a proven STEM success in classrooms from middle school into college, leveraging the add-ons available for this chassis. A user-transparent onboard Propeller Multicore […]

Closed for Victoria Day

Dave Hrynkiw
May 17, 2019
Orders over the weekend will be processed promptly on Tuesday!

Register for our Workshops at the Maker ...

Dave Hrynkiw
May 8, 2019
Register for our workshops at the Maker Faire Bay Area May 17-19 Build the "Solarbotics Marble Machine" Kit Workshop Register Build the Solar "Squid Hunting" Dynamic Art Kit Workshop Register

We will be at the Calgary Comic Expo!

Dave Hrynkiw
April 24, 2019
The Calgary Comic Expo starts this week! If you have not bought your tickets yet, you can do so by clicking here.   Keep updated on our Facebook and Instagram for live streams and media coverage of the event! Our booth is #1113.
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