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OctoPrint: a baby monitor for your 3D printer

Reading Time: 7 minutes In issue 32 of HackSpace magazine, out now, we talk to Gina Häußge, creator of OctoPrint – it sits on a Raspberry pi and monitors your 3D printer. Gina Häußge, creator and maintainer of OctoPrint There’s something enchanting about watching a 3D printer lay down hot plastic. Seeing an object take shape before your eyes […]

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Raspberry Pi vs antibiotic resistance: microbiology imaging with open source hardware

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Edwards Lab at the University of Reading has developed a flexible, low-cost, open source lab robot for capturing images of microbiology samples with a Raspberry Pi camera module. It’s called POLIR, for Raspberry Pi camera Open-source Laboratory Imaging Robot. Here’s a timelapse video of them assembling it. Measuring antibiotic resistance with colour-changing dye The […]

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How to set up OctoPrint on your Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 8 minutes If you own a 3D printer, you’ll likely have at least heard of OctoPrint from the ever benevolent 3D printing online community. It has the potential to transform your 3D printing workflow for the better, and it’s very easy to set up. This guide will take you through the setup process step by step, and […]

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Ultimate 3D printer control with OctoPrint

Reading Time: 3 minutes Control and monitor your 3D printer remotely with a Raspberry Pi and OctoPrint. Timelapse of OctoPrint Ornament Printed on a bq Witbox STL file can be found here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:191635 OctoPrint is located here: http://www.octoprint.org 3D printing Whether you have a 3D printer at home or use one at your school or local makerspace, it’s fair […]