3D printer nightmare fuel: Bambu X1C and P1P started printing while owners were asleep

A black metal hollow box with a floating print head inside on rails, with colorful mosaic of plastic dots on its side panel
The Bambu P1P, with optional 3D-printed panels. | Image: Bambu

When owners of Bambu’s extremely well-regarded 3D printers woke up on August 15th, some found their printer had gone rogue.

Some woke up to failed prints. Some found a second copy of a previous print. And at least a few found their Bambu X1C or P1P had started smacking itself apart — damaging components — while trying to print a second copy atop the object they’d actually asked for.

These printers started printing unattended,…

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