Project: Octopi Install (Raspberry Pi 3 Model B)

Project: Octopi Install (Raspberry Pi 3 Model B)

If you have a 3D Printer and you are still moving your gcode to it by SD Card, then this video is for you. I have to admit that I initially setup Octoprint (Octopi) just because I thought it sounded really cool to connect a Raspberry Pi to my 3D Printer.

This video will walk you through the process of installing it and getting the basic setup done.
You are going to need a couple of programs to start:

Octopi: https://octopi.octoprint.org/
Win32 Disk Imager: https://sourceforge.net/projects/win32diskimager/
Putty: www.putty.org
One of the following 2. (AngryIP for the computer, or Fing for a mobile device.)
Angry IP Scanner: angryip.org/download/
Fing: (Mobile) https://www.fing.io/

If you wish to print out a pi case and some USB covers:
Raspberry Pi Case: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2391969
Raspberry Pi USB Covers: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2441064

Now, sit back and watch the video! (Links to the products you will need are at the bottom.)

A few products you will need:
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
SanDisk Ultra 16GB Micro SD
2.5 Amp Power Adapter
Copper Heat Sink

If you do not already have one:
USB SD Card Reader

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *