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Printing A Home Mini Mount

January 5, 2020

INFO

Found a good way to mount a Google Home Mini, so I have more counter space in the bathroom, so I can listen to my tunes while I shower.

Bonus points for making it less likely for me to electrocute myself.

Back side with cable wrapped
Finished Product

LINKS

Print File – https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3232567

Filament – HATCHBOX PLA 3D Printer Filament, Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.03 mm, 1 kg Spool, 1.75 mm, White

3D Printer – Comgrow Creality Ender 3 3D Printer Aluminum DIY with Resume Print 220x220x250mm

Printing Out A Case For The Octoprint Pi

January 4, 2020

INFO

Now that I have the printer settings dialed in, it is time to print out a case for the Raspberry Pi running Octoprint, so it can be mounted to the Ender 3.

Printed and attached to the printer

LINKS

Print File – https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3030160

Filament – DURAMIC 3D Premium PLA Plus Printer Filament 1.75mm, 3D Printing Filament with Build Surface 200 x 200mm, 1kg Spool(2.2lbs), Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.05 mm, Black

3D Printer – Comgrow Creality Ender 3 3D Printer Aluminum DIY with Resume Print 220x220x250mm

First Print – Obligatory Benchy

January 3, 2020

INFO

For my first print I printed out what everybody usually prints, to make sure the printer is dialed in. A Benchy!

LINKS

Print File –

Filament – HATCHBOX PLA 3D Printer Filament, Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.03 mm, 1 kg Spool, 1.75 mm, White

3D Printer – Comgrow Creality Ender 3 3D Printer Aluminum DIY with Resume Print 220x220x250mm

Getting A New Printer

January 3, 2020

INFO

Ordered an Ender 3, so I can get better at 3D printing, and I can stop fighting for print time

LINKS

3D Printer – Comgrow Creality Ender 3 3D Printer Aluminum DIY with Resume Print 220x220x250mm

Adding Touchscreen To Octoprint

January 1, 2020

INFO

Going to use the Adafruit PiTFT Touchscreen that I have lying around for the Octoprint Pi

LINKS

Adafruit PiTFT 3.5 – https://www.adafruit.com/product/2097

Preparing For The Ender 3

January 1, 2020

INFO

To prepare for the Ender 3 I am using one of the Raspberry Pi’s I have lying around, and am going to flash it with Octoprint

LINKS

https://octoprint.org/

Printing Out Some DND Tiles

December 23, 2019

INFO

Using 3D printer at sisters work to print out some DND tiles

Magnets are in, and the pieces are ready to be glued together
Primed and ready to be painted
Primed and Raw versions

LINKS

Print Files – https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1419276

Filament – 3D Filkemp Print Master Pro 3DF175PETG03-01 PETG 3D Printer Filament, Spool, 1.75 mm Diameter, Clear

3D Printer – Raise3D 101017001 Pro2 Plus 3D Printer, Dual Extruder, Fully Enclosed

Making It Easy To Use NeoPixels On The Pi

November 22, 2019

Info

Been using Adafruit NeoPixels on the PiCluster to indicate when a job is working and complete. So I set up a python script that the Pi can use to run the LED and change the colors.

Based off of Jeff Geerling Pi dramble LED code

Code

#!/usr/bin/env python3
import board
import neopixel
import argparse
pixels = neopixel.NeoPixel(board.D18, 1)

# Get RGB colors from command line arguments.
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description = 'Add a little color to your life.')
parser.add_argument('color', metavar='color', type=str, nargs=1,
                   help='A color value of red, green, blue, cyan, magenta, yellow, purple white, or off.')
args = parser.parse_args()    

pixels[0] = (0, 0, 0)

# Set colors.
if args.color[0] == 'red':
      pixels[0] = (63, 0, 0)
elif args.color[0] == 'green':
      pixels[0] = (0, 63, 0)
elif args.color[0] == 'blue':
  pixels[0] = (0, 0, 63)
elif args.color[0] == 'cyan':
  pixels[0] = (0, 63, 63)  
elif args.color[0] == 'magenta':
  pixels[0] = (63, 0, 63)    
elif args.color[0] == 'yellow':
  pixels[0] = (63, 63, 0)   
elif args.color[0] == 'purple':
  pixels[0] = (75, 0, 130)   
elif args.color[0] == 'orange':
  pixels[0] = (63, 42, 0)      
elif args.color[0] == 'white':
  pixels[0] = (63, 63, 63)   

Links

https://lab.borkslash.com/BorkStick/pi-led

https://www.pidramble.com/wiki/hardware/rgb-led-gpio

https://www.adafruit.com/product/1558

Finishing Up the PiCluster

November 22, 2019

Finally got the cases printed for the PiCluster and an easy way to add the LED’s

3D Printing 4 More Cases for the PiCluster

November 22, 2019

Printing out the rest of the cases for the cluster using a clear PETG filament

LINKS

Filament – 3D Filkemp Print Master Pro 3DF175PETG03-01 PETG 3D Printer Filament, Spool, 1.75 mm Diameter, Clear

3D Printer – Raise3D 101017001 Pro2 Plus 3D Printer, Dual Extruder, Fully Enclosed