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”

Tutorial: T95 Mini 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! In addition I have been made away that despite the OS image saying theContinue reading “Tutorial: T95 Mini 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”

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”

Mellow FLY Gemini V2 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 Mellow Fly Gemini V2 board. The Gemini is a hybrid board combining a single board computer (SBC) equivalent to a Raspberry Pi into the same printed circuit board as the printer controller. This reduces wiring andContinue reading “Mellow FLY Gemini V2 installation guide for Voron 0.1”

Klicky release for EVA3 and EVA2 on the VCore3

Intro What is a Klicky probe? Why do I need one? How do I get one? Is there a mount available? Just some of the questions people ask when the words Klicky probe are mentioned on the Discord channels or Facebook groups for the RatRig printers. Well today I’m hopefully going to answer those questionsContinue reading “Klicky release for EVA3 and EVA2 on the VCore3”

V0 Electronics Bay Cooling – Fannypack Zero

I’m sure quite a lot of you, as owners of a Voron Zero, will have seen this message appear at some point in time. Now as it states it is a soft limit but there is a reason computer nerds spend a lot of money on good cooling setups for their rigs. Electronics work betterContinue reading “V0 Electronics Bay Cooling – Fannypack Zero”

Fly Gemini Board: Adding a webcam stream

Before I published my final review of the Fly Gemini board (Available from Aliexpress) I wanted to really check what the Core side was capable of (on paper it should be similar to a raspberry pi a) and typically my experience is that it is the webcam support that lets down the less capable boards.Continue reading “Fly Gemini Board: Adding a webcam stream”

Fly Gemini (V1) Voron 0.1 install

WARNING: This guide is only for the V1 version of the board. Use the post on configuring the V2 for the Voron 0 if you need to configure a V2 board. The steps here will not work on the V2. Intro Have you heard there is going to be a mellow collaboration with formbot onContinue reading “Fly Gemini (V1) Voron 0.1 install”

Fly Gemini (V1) Klipper Mainsail install

WARNING: This guide is only for the V1 version of the board. Use the start of the post on configuring the V2 for the Voron 0 if you need to configure a V2 board. The steps here will not work on the V2. Intro The FLY Gemini takes the Raspberry Pi and 3d printer controllerContinue reading “Fly Gemini (V1) Klipper Mainsail install”