Monday,August 19, 2019, 16:08:38

News:

SMF - Just Installed!


Welcome to Printing 3d. Please login or sign up.

Monday,August 19, 2019, 16:08:38

Login with username, password and session length

Shoutbox

Gaza07:
24 Jun 2019 13:02:10
Is discord playing up
Gaza07:
02 Jun 2019 10:29:04
we are back after a bad server crash
ched999uk:
17 May 2019 22:35:04
All OK now, looks like it was TalkTalk DNS servers
Bad Raven:
17 May 2019 18:06:19
Running ok here, try typing the url in stopping at the .uk
Gaza07:
17 May 2019 16:17:12
hmmm it should be fully prepegated now have you cleared your cache ? also make sure the link your using has no extra bits at the end like redirections.
ched999uk:
17 May 2019 15:36:41
mruk still saying 'Changing hosts we will be back soon !!!!'  for me?
Fingers crossed it runs sweet. Cheers
Gaza07:
17 May 2019 12:50:37
It moved yesterday afternoon just need to see how it runs and decide if its gonna stay there, I really dont want to move it again  :rolleyes:
ched999uk:
17 May 2019 11:28:52
Good luck for the mruk move.
Bad Raven:
16 May 2019 18:00:47
Cleared it.
Bad Raven:
16 May 2019 17:59:03
First try always:  Forbidden

You don't have permission to access /index.php on this server.

Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

2nd try loads OK.
Members
Stats
  • Total Posts: 1679
  • Total Topics: 176
  • Online Today: 10
  • Online Ever: 169
  • (Tuesday,October 30, 2018, 10:03:43 )
Users Online
Users: 0
Guests: 1
Total: 1

Theme Changer





3d - Printworx

OctoPi - unattended running + RPi camera

Started by ched999uk, Saturday,December 29, 2018, 18:31:56

Previous topic - Next topic

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

ched999uk

So I am very new to the 3d printing but tried to setup OcoPrint as I had a RPi2B kicking around. All went well until I tried to get a slicer profile from Cura 3.6.0 for my Ender 3. Looks like the feature is no longer there. Is it worth me trying to setup the slicer profile in OpcoPi manually? If so where do i start?

Basically I just wanted to use OctoPi to monitor the prints, I am happy to upload the gcode from Cura so is there any real advantage to getting the slicer profile running?

I have a RPi camera arriving on Monday so I will feel happier running the printer unattended, well upstairs anyway  :smiley:

Cheers for any advice.

ched999uk

OK just finished setting up OctoPi on an old RPI 2B and works well. It's does take a few mins to boot up and I am running it on ethernet so no wifi to mess about with.
RPi camera V2 arrived this afternoon so blu tacked it up and all working well. I watched it print a camera mount not a perfect one as I couldn't find one I liked so just one that I thought would be OK for now. Printed fine apart from I forgot to tick the 'add supports' in Cura!!  :banghead: Oh well that's a noob for you  ::)

Slotted into case with a little tweek from a craft knife as I was a little worried it was too tight a fit. Then the camera wouldn't work!!! Figured it out, I had dislodged the camera from the pcb. Clicked back an all well.

Tweeked the octopi.txt to set the camera to 'camera_raspi_options="-x 1640 -y 1232 -fps 10 -quality 95"'
and it seems quite good.

Not set it up to get through the router as I wouldn't leave it alone in the house   ::) ::) ::) ::)

I think it's a great way to repurpose my old RPi2.  Plus nice and easy to upload gcode without swapping sd cards...