David Cutting
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Build a C.H.I.P. 3D Printer Server for $9

Control and monitor your 3D printer over the internet using a $9 computer.

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Build a C.H.I.P. 3D Printer Server for $9

Things used in this project

Hardware components

C.H.I.P.
C.H.I.P.
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Software apps and online services

3DPrinterOS

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Schematics

CHIP Connection Schematic

Code

3DPrinterOS Client

Python
You should download the Client from 3DPrinterOS, but this is here for reference.
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Code summary

C/C++
nmcli device wifi list

sudo nmcli device wifi connect '(wifi network name/SSID)' password '(wifi password)' ifname wlan0

nmcli device status

sudo ifconfig

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

sudo apt-get install python2.7 libusb-1.0 python-numpy python-opencv ca-certificates unzip ssh

mkdir 3dprinteros && cd 3dprinteros

wget https://client-cdn-3dprinteros.azureedge.net/releases/3DPrinterOS-Client-5.9.11stable-build-18.zip

unzip 3DPrinterOS-Client-5.9.11stable-build-18.zip && rm 3D*.zip

sudo crontab -e
//Add the following
@reboot python /home/chip/3dprinteros/launcher.py > /dev/null 2>&1

reboot

Credits

David Cutting

David Cutting

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I'm a student in Long Island, NY. I am a member of Science Olympiad, and have attended two national tournaments.

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