at the moment it's more fun to mod the 101hero then to print with it. So here is another one of my small projects on the 101hero.
I had an old Raspberry PI rev.1b, a piface digial and a pi noir lying around. So it was obvious to get octopi running. There is nothing spectacular about it but...
- the fan, the light (self sticking 12V LED stripe in the top-plate of the 101hero) and power supply is controlled by octopi via the piface.
- I've used a spare 12V/5A PSU to power all the components except for the rpi which gets a buck-converter later
- each relay in the piface switches the power to the 101hero and the fan... separately
- the light is connected to an open collector output of the piface
- I have made a small octoprint plugin to react on M80/M81 for the 101hero power, M355 for the light and M106/M107 for the fan... which is working pretty well.
- ... of course you can control everything from the octoprint gui
Still open is...
- connect the fan to the GPIO18 for PWM... first I have to get a mosfet or a pwm-fan somewhere... and the time to do it (:
- use a buck-converter to connect the rpi to the 12V/5A PSU
- connect a capacitor to the light... because it flickers a lot while moving
- narf... I've just seen on the photos that I have to fix the soldering of one of the led stripes ):
- the logic board of the 101hero is running when connected to usb... w/o 12V supply... even a little bit heating is possible *eg*... second is a real design flaw!
So if some one is interested in the code of the small plugin ... just let me know. :)