Maker Creates an Awesome 3D Printed Drum Set on a ZMorph 2.0 S Personal Fabricator

Share this Article

ZMorph 3D printed drum setMichał Szydłowski is a graduate student at the Wrocław University of Technology acoustics program, and he’s also a Research and Development Engineer for Toolheads at ZMorph.

Szydłowski also has lots of experience 3D modeling and prototyping, and when he faced having to come up with a thesis project, his passion for music, 3D printing, and a tight deadline came together to inspire him to create something impressive. So Szydłowski decided he’d combine his passions and knowledge to build a unique, homemade digital drum set.  We’ve seen 3D printed drums before, but nothing like the one this Polish grad student would design.

Michał Szydłowski

Michał Szydłowski

ZMorph makes a multi-tool machine that features 3D printing capabilities. The ZMorph 2.0 S Personal Fabricator takes advantage of removable and interchangeable toolheads to allow users to print in a range of materials as well. Szydłowski designed his kit in Autodesk, sliced the files with ZMorph Voxelizer software, and then printed out all the parts with his ZMorph personal fabricator.

The drum kit is almost entirely 3D printed, and it’s fully functional.

According to Szydłowski, using Voxelizer software allowed him to drag and drop his files for printing and the slicing engine – which is based on completely new technology – can drive all the available ZMorph accessories.

Image 87ZMorph says that their line of printers can also be driven by standard open source software like Pronterface, YARRH, and others, and it also accepts files from other slicers such as Cura, Slic3r, KisSlicer, and SFACT.

ZMorph 3D printers can also, via their swappable tool heads, print with all types of plastics, ceramics, rubber, nylon, and even chocolate, and a 3D milling capability is controlled via the company’s Voxelizer dedicated software as well.

The ZMorph 2.0 S Personal Fabricator features a build envelope of 250 x 235 x 165 mm and it’s compatible with 1.75 and 3 mm filaments. There are also a range of other toolheads available which allow it to laser cut and, now, to 3D scan objects up to 30 x 30 cm.

The ZMorph 2.0 S Personal Fabricator is priced at approximately $1,800, and the 3D Scanner toolhead can be pre-ordered through the ZMorph website.

Have you ever 3D printed a musical instrument or musical accessories? Let us know in the 3D Printed Drum Kit forum thread on 3DPB.com. Check out the video and more photos of the drums and ZMorph’s equipment below.

Image 89 Image 88Image 85

 

Share this Article


Recent News

3D Printing Markets Grows 8% Year over Year

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Soft Robotics, Camera Accessories & Electronics 3D Printing



Categories

3D Design

3D Printed Art

3D Printed Food

3D Printed Guns


You May Also Like

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Trachea, Aluminum Alloys & HP Color 3D Printers

A lot of research has gone into 3D printing parts of or splints for the trachea. Now Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is offering patients bioresorbable trachea splints. The product might...

Flesh and Metal: Robot with 3D Printed Face and Living Skin

In an exciting leap for robotics, researchers at the University of Tokyo invented a way to attach living skin to robots. This technique, involving 3D printing and inspired by human...

3D Printing News Briefs, June 29, 2024: AI Machine Learning, Sensory Garden, Hard Hats, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re starting with Desktop Metal’s new PureSinter furnace. Then it’s on to research about a variable binder amount algorithm and adaptive slicing, a 3D...

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Indian Bridges, Lamps & Patches

Ohhio’s 3D printed lamps are super fun, kind of a bubblegum Memphis design, and they totally remind me how many designs and brands in 3D printing take themselves way too...