Tutorial: BTT Manta M8P + CB1 Klipper guide

Hi guys, today I’m going to take you through the process of setting up a BTT Manta M8P and CB1 board. The Manta is a hybrid board with mounting point available for a Raspberry Pi compute module or BTTs own CB1 drop in replacement. This reduces wiring plus given the current Raspberry Pi scalping itContinue reading “Tutorial: BTT Manta M8P + CB1 Klipper guide”

Tutorial: BTT Manta M8P + CB1 RatOS install guide

Hi guys, today I’m going to take you through the process of setting up the BTT Manta M8P and CB1 board. The Manta is a hybrid board with mounting point available for a Raspberry Pi compute module or BTTs own CB1 drop in replacement. It’s a HV compatible board that is a cost effective optionContinue reading “Tutorial: BTT Manta M8P + CB1 RatOS install guide”

Tutorial: MKS Pi Klipper Install

The MKS Pi is Makerbase’s offering for users who can’t get hold of a Raspberry Pi but want to run Klipper! In terms of hardware, MKS PI has a powerful 4-core 64-bit SOC onboard, with 1GBytes of DDR3 memory, supports HDMI screen interface and PI-TS35 screen interface, provides Ethernet port, 3-channel USB interfaces (can beContinue reading “Tutorial: MKS Pi Klipper Install”

Functional Print: SD card + USB organiser

I have been doing a LOT of single board computer (SBC) installations of Klipper recently and quite frankly my pile of SD cards was becoming unmanageable. As always Printables was there to save the day. Download the model here on Prusa Printables. Big thankyou to user MaOI who made this model. It’s sleek, simple andContinue reading “Functional Print: SD card + USB organiser”

Tutorial: T95 Mini/Max TV Box Klipper Install

The T95 Mini is an android TV box. Be careful when sourcing one as there are a lot out there that actually use the H616 processor and currently the android tv boxes using this processor don’t have a stable OS image! There are also quite a few variants that do work but use a differentContinue reading “Tutorial: T95 Mini/Max TV Box Klipper Install”

Tutorial: Orange Pi PC Klipper Install

The Orange Pi PC is one of many open source single board computers (SBC) that have sprouted up over the last few years due to Raspberry Pi popularity and in more recent time shortages. The Orange Pi PC is very similar to the older RPi generation of boards but critically it is available and cheap.Continue reading “Tutorial: Orange Pi PC Klipper Install”

Tutorial: Banana Pi BPI-M1

The Banana Pi BPI-M1 is one of many open source single board computers (SBC) that have sprouted up over the last few years due to Raspberry Pi popularity and in more recent time shortages. The BPI-M1 isn’t a direct drop in replacement for the Raspberry Pi but it share sa similar form factor in termsContinue reading “Tutorial: Banana Pi BPI-M1”

Millenium Mill CNC Series: Episode 3

Today in Episode 3 of the series I am attempting to machine the Titan 5M part. I have had to shrink this part to fit into the 1.5 inch round bar stock that I had available but it retains all the key features of the larger official version. This part is interesting because the mostContinue reading “Millenium Mill CNC Series: Episode 3”

Tutorial: Mellow FLY Gemini V2 RRF installation

Hi guys, today I’m going to take you through the process of setting up your Mellow Fly Gemini V2 board using Rep Rap Firmware (RRF). RRF has introduced the ability to combine a SBC with a control board now, taking a similar architecture to Klipper. The Gemini is a hybrid board combining a single boardContinue reading “Tutorial: Mellow FLY Gemini V2 RRF installation”

Tutorial: Running Klipper on a Windows PC (Using WSL)

If you happened upon this article or series of articles from some point in the future you may wonder why I and many others invested so much time into finding ‘things’ that could run Klipper. Well remember that COVID thing? At this point in time most of the world is past the national lock downContinue reading “Tutorial: Running Klipper on a Windows PC (Using WSL)”

Pi Alternatives for Klipper

I’ve been working hard over the past few weeks to try and test out Klipper on as many Raspberry Pi alternatives as my budget can handle! Why you might ask? Well the chip shortage that is making it very hard to get hold of a Raspberry Pi doesn’t seem to be getting any better. InContinue reading “Pi Alternatives for Klipper”

Tutorial: FYSETC Cheetah Mix + M10 Klipper Install

The FYSETC Cheetah Mix is one of the new generation of printer controller boards which look to integrate the single board computer (SBC) and into the printer controller board. The rise in popularity of Klipper and the fact RRF has also moved to a SBC + MCU architecture has meant that a few of theseContinue reading “Tutorial: FYSETC Cheetah Mix + M10 Klipper Install”

Tutorial: Banana Pi Zero M2 Klipper Install

The Banana Pi Zero M2 is one of many open source single board computers (SBC) that have sprouted up over the last few years due to Raspberry Pi popularity and in more recent time shortages. The Banana Pi M2 isn’t a direct clone of the Pi Zero as it uses a different form factor andContinue reading “Tutorial: Banana Pi Zero M2 Klipper Install”

Tutorial: BTT Manta M4P + CB1 installation guide for Voron 0.1

Hi guys, today I’m going to take you through the process of setting up your Voron 0.1 using a BTT Manta M4P and CB1 board. The Manta is a hybrid board with mounting point available for a Raspberry Pi compute module or BTTs own CB1 drop in replacement. This reduces wiring plus given the currentContinue reading “Tutorial: BTT Manta M4P + CB1 installation guide for Voron 0.1”

Tutorial: Mellow Fly Pi Klipper Install

The Mellow Fly Pi is one of many single board computers (SBC) that have sprouted up over in recent time due to Raspberry Pi shortages. Mellow was one of the first 3d printer control board manufacturers to spot this trend and launched the Fly Gemini. This combined the SBC and printer controller (MCU) onto oneContinue reading “Tutorial: Mellow Fly Pi Klipper Install”

Tutorial: Orange Pi Zero Plus Klipper Install

The Orange Pi Zero Plus is one of many open source single board computers (SBC) that have sprouted up over the last few years due to Raspberry Pi popularity and in more recent time shortages. The Orange Pi Zero isn’t a direct clone of the Pi Zero as it uses a different form factor andContinue reading “Tutorial: Orange Pi Zero Plus Klipper Install”

Millenium Mill CNC Series: Episode 2

Today in Episode 2 of the series I am attempting to machine the Titan 4M part. This part doesn’t really have any new types of feature compared to the 1M so I decided to really push the limits of the machine. In doing so I made a number of mistakes, I pushed the machine pastContinue reading “Millenium Mill CNC Series: Episode 2”

Functional Print: GoPro mount for 2020 extrusion based CNC tables

In case you weren’t aware I’ve been filming a CNC series recently about the Millenium Mill (check out episode 1 here) and I worked out early on I needed a better mount for my GoPro than clamping a helmet mount to the CNC table! Anyway I had previously made a GoPro mount for some otherContinue reading “Functional Print: GoPro mount for 2020 extrusion based CNC tables”

Millenium Mill CNC Series: Episode 1

Hi Guys today is the start of something a little different for me and this blog. Traditionally my focus has been on 3D printing or Additive based manufacturing. This series however will focus on the exact opposite, subtractive machining with a CNC mill. CNC Machining is one of the most used methods for production ofContinue reading “Millenium Mill CNC Series: Episode 1”

Functional Print: End Mill Organiser

Intro I was on a 5S mission at work and our small desktop CNC mill had a box full of cluttered end mills. It was time to sort them neatly and a quick search found a neat little tray. I quickly printed this out and then realised that actually whilst it looked good it onlyContinue reading “Functional Print: End Mill Organiser”