In 2010 the community received a wake up call in the Up printer. It wasn’t rocket science that was the wake up call. The basic ideas and concepts of the UP printer were all out there. It took the Up designers to fine tune the ideas into a project.
Parts of the community have learned from the UP printer. Quality and speed don’t have to be sacrificed for production.
2011 brings with it the hopes of continuous improvements in quality, and speed for our Repraps.
While some have come to dismiss the Prusa Mendel, they miss many of the features that make this simple design worthy of replacing the “Classic” Mendel. Let’s face the facts; the “Classic” Mendel is now an old design of 2008-09. The Prusa Mendel moves us forward late 2010 forward.
While many continue to argue the merits of the “Classic” Mendel vs the Prusa Mendel, they just need to catch up to the moving front, as the Jury has come back in. The replacement for the “Classic” Mendel is the Prusa Mendel.