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Makelangelo 5

490.00 CAD

Make beautiful posters, sewing patterns, maps, art, and more!

“At the end of the day, this machine is more versatile/flexible and so more fun than an Axidraw and open for me more possibilities of tweaking the drawing.”  — Ignatus#5094, Discord

How does Makelangelo work?

Getting started?  Check out our step-by-step guides

Attach the Makelangelo to a wall, window, easel, or whiteboard.  Two motors pull special belts attached to the pen holder, where a third motor lifts the pen off the paper.  This style of machine is called a polargraph.  The brain of the robot speaks through the USB cable and understands Gcode (the same language as 3D printers).  The Makelangelo Software converts your art into gcode.  It understands DXF, SVG, BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, and even Scratch 2 programs!

Makleangelo Software 7.28
Makleangelo Software 7.28

Makelangelo can run connected directly to your PC so you get real time feedback (better for learning) OR use the SD card included with your kit to run the robot disconnected (better for drawing).

Drawing pictures and photographs

The Makelangelo can load all BMP, JPG, PNG, and GIF files.  Images are interpreted through a variety of styles, most with sub-options to tweak them even more.  See how.

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Drawing vectors

Makelangelo understands some SVG and DXF files.  Sewing patterns are a great example.  Dungeons and Dragons maps are another. App like Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator, and Inkscape can all be used to make vector drawings that scale perfectly.  See how.

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Drawing Scratch programs

MIT’s Scratch program can export SB2 files that Makelangelo understands.  See how.

Makelangelo Size

Makelangelo 5 draws up to A2 size drawings with markers, gel pens, and more.  A US letter size paper is about the size of an A4 sheet.

Makelangelo can draw A1 size, but we don’t recommend it.

paper sizes
A Series Paper Sizes Chart. Image courtesy of Office 365.

Optional extras

Helpful links

Need an invoice?

Contact us with your business address and phone.  We’d be happy to generate an invoice you can show to your procurement approval team.

Additional notes

  • Makelangelo 5 requires 12v2a.  Includes a standard adapter for any US/Canadian wall socket.  The adapter has a 3m cable.
  • Makelangelo 5 ships in a box that measures 10x10x76cm (4″x4″x30′).
  • Makelangelo HUGE shipping weight is 2.2kg (5lbs)
  • Makelangelo 3D printed part color may vary.  Please let us know if you need a specific color.
  • European customers should expect a VAT of 20% + customs fee.
  • Unless otherwise noted, Makelangelos are always in stock and ship with DHL.  Average delivery time to Europe is 2 business days.


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