A Shorter Flight

This was a much shorter flight. I had a crash towards the end and destroyed two props (I actually suspect the props breaking was the cause of the crash). I had a bag of spares with me… but they were all clockwise props, and I needed at least one counter-clockwise prop.

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A Guide To Safe Remote Access of OctoPrint

So, you’ve got your shiny new printer, and just installed OctoPrint, great! Being able to remotely monitor your print is a fantastic ability. Being able to start a print remotely is incredibly handy. From within the realm of your local network, you have a ton of power at your finger tips. What if you want to be able to do this when you’re not on your local network? You could just forward ports on your router, use a DDNS service, and you’re good to go, right? … wrong.

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Flying My Racer: Part 2

This is my second flight with my racer, I got a lot more time in the air and gave in-field charging a go. It worked pretty well, and I didn’t have any major crashes.

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Racer Maiden Flight

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OctoPrint

OctoPrint is a wonderful addition to any 3D printer setup. It provides a really snappy, responsive interface and is extendable through plugins. You can run it on a RaspberryPi, or any PC you’ve got laying around.

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