- Neopixel strip (Amazon – US)
- Raspberry Pi cam v1 from Arducam (Amazon – US)
- Longer pi cam ribbon cable (Amazon – US)
- M3 brass insert (Amazon – US)
- M3 screw (Amazon – US)
You can find the .stl’s on Printables here.
- Printer: Creality Ender 3v2 Neo
- Filament: Creality PLA – Black (Amazon – US)
- Bed temperature: 60’c
- Nozzle temperature: 205’c
- Infill: 20%
You’ll need to print one of each part apart from the short arm – you’ll need two of them.
The piece that connects the camera arm to the printer is designed to work with the screws that come with the Ender 3 v2/v2 Neo.
sudo apt install -y python3-pipto install python and pip.
- Pull the script from github
- Set the script to run at startup by adding this command
@reboot python home/pi/neopixel-on.pyto the end of your crontab by running
Ta-da, here is a screenshot from Octoprint of the image from the camera. I’m pretty underwhelmed by the image quality from this camera so I’ll be upgrading to a Pi camera module 3.
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