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”

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: 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”

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”

FLY Gemini review

Intro With the huge popularity of Klipper (which mandates the need of a single board computer [SBC]) and Rep Rap Firmware (Transitioning towards the same architecture as Klipper), the need for sourcing an SBC alongside your printer controller board has become the norm. Currently, the world supply chain for the ever-popular Raspberry Pi series isContinue reading “FLY Gemini review”

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”