Stratasys hack, legal?? Answered
Hi , I think of making an instructable about how to hack 3D printer cartridges, so they can easily be refilled with cheap material.
I got an old Stratasys Dimension BST 3D printer from 2005 or something and these printers need chip protected filament cartridges to operate- and these cartridges are
quite expensive (~200$ per kg filament...)
There is a way to hack these cartridges using a small arduino based programmer to refill them with generic ABS and HIPS, each about 20$ per kg. So its 200$ vs. 20$ , and 15 minutes of work. And I would like to make a small instructable about how to do that.
But I don`t know whether this is legal.
My question: whats the policy of Instructables here?
And if Stratasys starts legal action (I seriously doubt that, because the printers are out of production) who is liable, would that be me or Instructables?