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How To Install Essential Upgrades To Your ROBO 3D Printer

Make your 3D printer into a wireless print server by adding a Raspberry Pi and capture timelapse videos with an on-board webcam. What do you want to see me print next?

How To Install OctoPi http://airbornesurfer.com/2017/06/setup-octopi-raspberry-pi-octoprint/

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hey folks Atari here I’ve been playing

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around with this Robo 3d printer for a

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while now

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and I think I’ve got the hang of it

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finally the thing about 3d printing is

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it’s very much a hacker minded hobby

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there’s a lot of trial and error

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involved in the process and most

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consumer grade printers do lack a lot of

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the out-of-the-box features got some of

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the higher-end printers include which

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leads people like me to go ahead and

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build their own upgrades what I’ve done

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here is I’ve installed a Raspberry Pi

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with the octoprint software to make a

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self-contained Wi-Fi printer and then I

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installed a webcam to capture time-lapse

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videos of the print process as well as

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some LED lighting for better video

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capturing and then I’ve you know kind of

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rejiggered the cabling and the filament

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feeds so that they’re going to move a

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little bit better and they don’t be

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caught up in may in the works inside it

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just makes for a whole lot better

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experience so this video is going to

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walk you through the process that I use

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to install these physical upgrades but I

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will have a link in the doobly-doo and

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probably up here in the corner a link to

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a full how-to article about about

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installing and setting up octoprint on

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the Raspberry Pi or octopi as its called

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I will put a link to that I’ll have a

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full write-up on airborne surfer comm so

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you can follow that guide there but

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again this is going to walk through the

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physical installation and with that with

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the write-up on the software that should

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get you through a pretty much down the

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gist of it the first thing I’m going to

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fix is the zip tie loop for the cable

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loom having a zip tie here has been

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holding the Loom a little too rigidly

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and has led to a few failed prints I’ve

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already cut the zip ties since removing

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the hood and now I need to replace the

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mounting point for the zip tire I found

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a suitable two piece cable loop on

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Thingiverse that holds the Loom in

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face while being loose enough to allow

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some play in the tension remove the two

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screws holding the loop mount in place

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then replace it with the base of the

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two-piece print hang on to the second

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piece for later next thing to do is

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install some lighting I picked up the

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self-adhesive USB powered LED strip from

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Amazon and ran it along the interior of

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the hood be sure to start with the USB

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plug on the slide with the cable well

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this is the same side that the loop

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mount is installed now before we put the

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hood back on go ahead and unplug the USB

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cable and the power cable from the

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printer place the hood back onto the

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base of the printer with the cable loop

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on the same side as the well make sure

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all the wiring is tucked inside the hood

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before pressing down to properly align

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the screw holes then screw the hood

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securely in place now gently lift the

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printer and set it on its side make sure

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to hold on to the print cartridge and

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abed as they’re likely to slide around

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to install the Raspberry Pi we’re going

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to need to siphon some electricity from

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the printers power supply specifically

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from the AC input coming from the switch

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on the back of the unit the power supply

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on a robo 3d printer is a tough zombie

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to remove

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there aren’t any screws or anything it’s

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just held in the friction very tightly

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as you can see taking quite a bit of

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effort to remove I found that shifting

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it down at an angle back and forth will

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garner the quickest results but your

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mileage may vary so here are the

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terminals these four go into the Arduino

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board that controls the printer and

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these three are for the AC what dish

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blue brown green and yellow OnLive just

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get get somebody killed

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you see standards exist for a reason

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well they exist for many reasons but one

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of them is safety international standard

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wiring colors are such so that one does

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not accidentally connect the wrong

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conduct to do the wrong terminal or

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worse touch the wrong live conductor

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this is wrong this is it’s good right

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I mean bed at least the goddamn

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terminals are clearly marked anyway

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we’re going to need to tap into these

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leads to direct power to a standard 110

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volt outlet so that we can use an

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off-the-shelf power converter to power

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the Raspberry Pi

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we’ll start by loosening the terminal

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screws and removing the leads I picked

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up this outlet saver at micro Center for

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a couple of dollars essentially it’s a

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10 inch long grounded extension cord

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take a pair of scissors and cut off the

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plug-in then strip away the outer casing

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leaving just the outlet end and the

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exposed inner wiring at least these

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wires are the proper colors so now we

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just need to strip the end of the

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insulation off of each of the wires so

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we can hook them up to the terminal now

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remember kids ground is green like grass

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on the ground white is neutral because

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it’s the neutral color and black is live

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because black lives matter anyway

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so we reinsert the leads from the switch

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into the proper terminal then insert the

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new leads from the extension cord into

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the appropriate terminals as well and

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tighten the retaining screw then simply

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reposition the power supply back inside

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its retainer with a good shove now we’re

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going to need to run a USB cable to

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connect the Arduino to the Raspberry Pi

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and because the Arduino is mounted so

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close to the edge of the base we’re

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going to use this right angle USB cable

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to make the connection now even with the

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low profile of the right angle cable

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though we’re going to need to

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move the Arduino to plug in the cable so

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just remove these three mounting screws

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from the Arduino and carefully plug in

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the USB cable you can use the existing

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wires to hold the new USB cable in place

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just be careful not to pull any of the

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wires from the Arduino screw the Arduino

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back into place and you’re done with

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step 2

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I found the simple mouth for a Raspberry

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Pi on Thingiverse but I also printed if

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you get the hole size right you can use

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screws to mount the pie in place but I’m

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just going to use glue as it’s a little

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easier than drilling out the hole apply

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the glue to the mount and press the

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Raspberry Pi board into place some glue

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should come through the holes in the pie

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and mushroom over to provide a pretty

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good hole clamp some parts together

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until the glue sets apply glue along the

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perimeter of the mouth and press it into

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place on the bottom of the printer make

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sure to hold it tightly against the base

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of the printer until they do the sex

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finally plug the printer into one of the

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USB ports on the pie plug one end of a

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USB to micro USB cable into the power

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port on the Raspberry Pi and the other

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end into a wall wart power converter I

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think this one up at Tashi station for

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about 5 imperial credits just make sure

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it’s rated for at least 5 volts and 1

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ampere plug your power converter into

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your hacked up power outlet from earlier

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and now your pie is powered on by the

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main switch on the printer again you can

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use the existing wiring to hold your new

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wiring in place I picked up a short USB

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extension cable to connect the lighting

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to the PI as well so I just need to

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connect that the last USB connection is

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made for the webcam which will record

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our time-lapse videos for this i’ll

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thread the USB cable from the front of

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the printer through the cable well to

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the underside of the printer and connect

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it to the Raspberry Pi

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before setting the printer up light go

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ahead and insert the cable loom in place

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inside the loop installed earlier and

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enclose it with the locking piece then

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carefully write the printer this is a

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widget that I designed myself and

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Tinkercad and I’ll put a link to it in

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the doobly-do what it does is it clamps

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onto the edge of the print bed and

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allows you to mount a clamp style webcam

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level with the print bed so you can

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capture time-lapse video that stabilize

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to the y-axis stabilizing one axis is

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nice because otherwise motion gets

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really messy and you can’t really see

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much detail in your printing lastly

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we’re going to turn the printer around

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to the back so I can install the new

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spool holder that I printed this is a

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replacement for the stock holder that

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hangs off the side of the hood this one

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keeps the footprint of the printer a

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little smaller and keeps the filament

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closer to the center axis of the printer

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which helps keep the feed steady

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preventing jams and tangles and it just

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grips onto the side of the hood and

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slides down to lock in place

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now if you’ll install these upgrades as

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soon as possible after setting up your

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logo through the printer you’ll find

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that you’re going to get a much better

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and much more consistent quality in your

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prints and you’ll have a lot fewer

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headaches along the way so anyway thanks

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for watching and if you like this video

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give it a thumbs up and click that

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meantime uh what would you like to see

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me 3d print leave an answer in the

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comments below until next time Tallyho

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How To Install OctoPi (Raspberry Pi OctoPrint)

Having a 3D printer at your disposal is pretty amazing, but it can be a pain when you have to keep the printer tethered to your working computer for hours (or even days) while it runs! I was looking for a simple solution to drive my printer while I used my laptop for other purposes (like going to work during the week) when I came across OctoPrint, an open-source 3D printer web interface for controlling and monitoring the printer from a remote computer. The software essentially creates a running web server for the printer and takes the place of printing suites like MatterControl or Repetier, so it does require running on a machine connected to the printer via USB. If you have an old PC gathering dust, you can easily set it up and have a permanent print station. I, however, don’t have the luxury of a lot of space, so I wanted a more portable option that I could pull out when I needed to use it and easily put away. For this, I chose the Raspberry Pi as it is small enough to easily fit into the printer’s form factor, doesn’t require much electricity to run, and has built-in WiFi compatibility. The OctoPrint software even comes as a complete Linux distro optimized for Raspberry Pi called OctoPi.

Out of the box, OctoPi incorporates the LAMP stack for web hosting, a complete OctoPrint installation (including dependencies) for controlling the 3D printer, the mjpg-streamer package for streaming timelapse videos of the print process, and CuraEngine for slicing. This last item, however, is really moot because of the anemic computing power of the Raspberry Pi. I prefer to slice models on my working computer then transfer over the network to OctoPi for printing.

OctoPi is a pretty simple setup with a lot of really good documentation both at the OctoPrint.org site and their GitHub page. To start, make sure you have Etcher installed and simply download the latest stable version from http://octopi.octoprint.org/download (Be sure to grab the md5 file to verify the download as well!). Unzip the downloaded image and burn it to your SD card using Etcher like you would any other RPi image.

OctoPi network setup
If you don’t know how to manage these settings, you might think twice before diving into 3D Printing. Just a thought.

Open the newly burnt SD card as a removable drive in your computer’s file explorer. In the root folder of the SD card, use a text editor to open octopi-network.txt and edit the file as necessary to match your network configuration. Don’t forget to delete the # at the beginning of the appropriate lines or OctoPi will not connect to the network!

Eject the SD card from your computer, pop it into the Raspberry Pi, run a USB cable from the Pi to the printer, and turn on the Pi by plugging it into a power supply. Give the Pi a minute to boot up, and SSH into it from your main computer. The Pi will be located on the network as octopi.local (or an IP address assigned by the router). As usual, the default username is pi and the default password is raspberry.

Change the password using the passwd command, then close your SSH session.

Open a browser on your main computer and point it to octopi.local (or the assigned IP address). The OctoPrint interface will open with the “First-Run Wizard” and prompt you to set up access controls such as username and password. This is specific to OctoPrint and independent of the username and password used to access the Pi via SSH. If you don’t plan on having your printer exposed to the Internet or having anyone else connecting to your network, you may disable access control. I keep it active just in case, so disable at your own risk!

Reboot OctoPi through the menu at the top right of the screen, and you will be all set to print! If you need more help, check out the README section of the GitHub page or drop a comment below!

How To Add Wireless Charging To Any Device

With just a few off-the-shelf parts, you can add wireless charging to any portable device!

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“Shaving Mirror” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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okay so today we’re going to look at a

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very simple non hack that you can do

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more of more of a pro tip that you can

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do to turn a non wirelessly charging

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phone into a Qi compliant wireless

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charging phone that you can use with

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pretty much anything available market

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now I have tried this already with a

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piece of trash deal right there and of

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course it wasn’t she complained so do

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not recommend what you should do you

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should do the smart way and grab

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yourself a party grab this the case in

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the case of patriotism

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so I got the helmet on case here and you

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can see overview of that I’ll put a link

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somewhere as you can see the view of the

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case it’s a good little case that with

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no cream for a protective mouthpiece

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fishing form and then sort of a harder

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hair

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so the Carter classic partnership

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it’s nice because it steps look it

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allows the phones except last slide

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expenses which going to be imperative if

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we’re going to get a good connection and

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Amazon for in a couple bucks it’s not a

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big deal decreasing all over the place

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that it is Qi compliant or at least we

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all we got to do is just plug this

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little guy here into BA and I’m going to

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actually put it I’m actually going to

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put the charger down here towards the

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bottom not actually going to Center it

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up on the phone on this particular model

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simply because you’re going to create

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bulge on the back of the phone that

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sit and rock and do all the annoying

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going to that

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[Music]

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over them play nice and or Center down

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there on top slide enter squishy parked

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over that have an enforce lift the

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harder outer shot onto a mic back now we

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flat on the back that’s nice it’s kind

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of nice weight – I like I like kind of

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this bp4 debuff that’s throwback to the

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old track very like – mom you know

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pulling up inside your head Zack Morris

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weight there it adds a substantial bit

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there and when I’m when I’m traveling

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when I’ve got this gun mounted it

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doesn’t shake quite so much just get a

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little more inertia to

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so that’s that and it really that is

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simple hack I’ll throw it on the charger

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here so you can see what happens so here

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we have a G compliant charger that I

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picked up at IKEA me has this section

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from ten bucks on the way over there I

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don’t really care but it works we got to

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do is just stick that on there and as

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you see it’s now charging I mean that’s

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really all you got to do so if you liked

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the video and I’ll give it a thumbs up

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share with your friends and of course

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you know always subscribe that’s pretty

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cool too and until next time Cali oh

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How To Install A Car Battery Disconnect Switch

Got a vehicle that only gets used intermittently? Save the battery and prevent theft with this handy device! (Also great if you have a voltage drain in your daily driver that you haven’t had time to diagnose yet!)

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so I’ve been having some electrical

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all at. I haven’t had the time, so as a stopgap I

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decided I was going to install a battery

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disconnect switch and I would you know

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take care of the problem with voltage

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drain so I’m going to show you how to do that

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now and this is this is great if you

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occasion this is a great way to save the

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batteries in an RV or something like that

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just a very quick easy way to take the

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voltage load off so the battery doesn’t drain

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so quickly I picked up this battery

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disconnect switch from Harbor Freight

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for about five dollars you don’t have to

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drop a link to something similar in the

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doobly-doo for your reference

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Jesus that’s a mess this is what living

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in South Georgia for a few years can do

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to a car I don’t recommend it also

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you’ve probably noticed that I’m doing

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this is a series of stills that’s because

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you don’t really want to touch that

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stuff if you can help it show some love

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put on a glove so you’ll want to reach

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in and disconnect the negative lead from

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the battery that’s the black one do

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this by loosening the bolt that holds

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the lead clamp down on the terminal

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don’t ask me what size wrench to use

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because they’re all different

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I used a 12 millimeter end wrench on my

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car but yours may vary

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all that dielectric grease makes it look

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like Dexter Morgan was here but at least

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there’s no corrosion now

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of the disconnect switch the switch has

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its own terminal clamp that you’ll need

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the battery terminal but a little finesse

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will get it snug there then you just

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focus you f**k that’s better then you just

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take your end wrench and tighten the

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clamp down that’s it

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all finished righty-tighty engages the

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electrical system lefty-loosey disengages

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it that’s really all there is to it it’s

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a very simple installation you follow

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the directions all photos here in this

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video so you know if you like this video

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absolutely give it a like and a thumbs

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up share it with your friends even for

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more stuff you can subscribe I

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appreciate that and thank you for

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y’all

How To Install Advanced Launcher Add-On For Kodi (XBMC)

UPDATE: 2016-01-05 Advanced Launcher has been discontinued by its author and all links to its repository have been deleted. I am investigating alternatives and will post again once I have an answer. Until then, please check the comments section for further information.

Advanced Launcher is an add-on for Kodi that is used to launch external applications such as Firefox or Steam in any operating system. Launcher parameters are customisable so a particular instance can launch a specific website, game, or media file. In short, if it can be defined in a command-line interface, it can be done through Advanced Launcher.

Unfortunately, such awesome power is not available to Kodi users by default. To install Advanced Launcher, you will have to add the Angelscry repository to Kodi’s source list. To access the source list, navigate to the “Files Manager” under the “System” menu.

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Choose “Add Source” and type http://www.gwenael.org/Repository as the path. Name the source “Angelscry Repository” and click “OK”.

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From the Settings>Add-ons Menu, choose “Install from zip file”. When the browser appears, select “Angelscry Repository” from the list and wait for it to connect to the server.

Select “repository.angelscry.xbmc-plugins” from the list and choose the latest version of the repository to install. Back out to the Add-ons menu and now choose “Get Add-ons”. Select the newly-available Angelscry Repository, then “Program Add-ons”, and finally “Advanced Launcher”. The add-on will now be available from the “Programs” menu on the home screen.

Creating a standalone launcher (for a single executable like Firefox) is a simple process of browsing to the executable for the application (or just entering the command in Linux), defining the command-line parameters, and providing a (optional) thumbnail. The add-on walks you through the process and you will be able to set these launchers as favourites or (in the case of the Aeon MQ5 skin) home menu items.

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How To Verify HDMI Audio Out In Ubuntu Linux (And Its Derivatives)

Assuming you have installed your graphics card drivers correctly, you will still want to quickly verify your HDMI audio out is working before any further mucking about in the operating system environment. In Ubuntu 14.04, this is done quite simply from the menu bar.

Click the sound icon in the upper-right corner, then in the context menu that appears, click on “Sound Settings”

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In the Sound Settings dialog box, verify that your sound card is activated and click the “Test Sound” button.

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Click the test button for each channel and verify the output.

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Other derivatives of Ubuntu (particularly the lightweight Lubuntu) do not have the robust GUI that Ubuntu features. In these cases, a little terminal jiggery-pokery will be necessary.

Verify the HDMI audio output with this terminal command:

aplay -D plughw:0,3 /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav

Use Nano (or another inline text editor) to add the following line to /etc/asound.conf AND/OR ~/.asoundrc (depending on what your distro uses)

pcm.!default = pcm.hdmi

Reboot, and you should be up and running with full HDMI stereo sound!

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Cross-cut Paper Shredder Teardown and Repair

I managed to completely jam my paper shredder during a bout of document disposal last summer. An old credit report managed to wrap itself around the blade drum and would not back out, so I had to either buy a new shredder or tear this one apart and fix it!

Be sure to like, share, comment, and subscribe! Tally-ho, y’all!

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gentlemen welcome back to the kitchen table

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today we have got this skookum mcchoocher

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i can’t! with apologies to

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there anyway

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no i done fuckered up my shredder

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here so I yes it’s stuck there’s a

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jamalamma paper in there and I can’t

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get it to start functioning so our need to take her

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working again now go here is obviously

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the head of the shredder the works really

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a simple cross-head screwdriver–philips head

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and it is hot as balls outside so my frosty

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beverage today

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courtesy of san diego brewing mission brewing down in san deigo

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pacific drift very good new guys on the

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block good stuff anyway so we’ll dig in here

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we really have to is take these screws out one at a time

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by the way, if you don’t know who ave is, he is a

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rather skookum

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canadian fellow who does a lot of this kind of stuff

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stuff for heavy industry kind of stuff

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always entertaining to watch or

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listen to do anyway check out his

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channel and comment on his videos

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tell him that the airbornesurfer sent you and

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we’ll see what happens i’ve had this shredder for some 20 years

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I could go buy another one at Walmart

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but where’s the fun in that

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besides I don’t want to go to walmart if i don’t

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have to seriously that place is like the seventh circle of hell on the

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weekend

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and and I’ve been walmart in

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the south and walmart in midwest I’ve been

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walmart here in Southern California I’ve

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been to walmart in canada and you know

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actually I’ve gotta say my best experience with

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walmart has been in Canada actually

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Bradford Ontario which is actually

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where I got the shirt interestingly enough

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Bradford Ontario by far had

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the best walmart experience i’ve ever had so

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shoutout to

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bradford that now again it was like in

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the middle of the morning that i was

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there so yeah I guess that might’ve had something

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to do with it. there was nobody in the store

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but nevertheless i

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walked about the store, i was there on business

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and saw what they had to offer and noticed it was

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nearly canada day and they had all their

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patriotic stuff out so i got myself a little t

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shirt i think i’ve got all the screws out now so two screws came out

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the problem with wearing the maple leaf in

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southern California is that they think it’s a

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different kind of leaf let’s try this again

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well, it’s coming apart anyway there it goes!

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all right, so we’ve got her opened up here there’s some wiring guts

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got some shmoo there–shmoo, that’s a technical term i picked up in canada

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ok

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see here where the paper jam is apparently i

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busted the works

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let’s see what we’ve got

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obviously our switch

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that tells the machine to turn on when the paper is inserted

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big ol’ 115 volt motor here

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provides all your traction

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that pops out there, just leave it over there

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okay we got our shredder guts

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definitely need some tweezers

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aha! i’ve got some needle nose pliers

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don’t put your finger in the pinchy part

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so what happened here was you know i

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had a handful papers that i was shredding and

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i happened to stick them in their kind

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of kind of

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sideways i gotta get around this blade here that’s the problem they kinda rolled up over this blade

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kids don’t try this at home

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contact

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there is a shutoff in here somewhere

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so you have to raise that up

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there it goes! that took it right out!

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there’s the culprit right there

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a little hunk of paper jamalamma in there

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the rest looks like it is okay

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just do a test fit right quick

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looks like everything’s working now

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and it looks like we are all set here now we just gotta get this all back in there

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power off

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now we just put our screws back in place we’re all set [whistling o canada]

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you watch enough hockey games you learn

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the tune to o canada and eventually you learn the lyrics

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she’s all done

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that’s it i’m going to drink my beer and i’m going to shred some papers

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