How to create a stunning 3D print timelapse with your smartphone camera

How to create a stunning 3D print timelapse with your smartphone camera


Creating a 3D print timelapse Thank you PRUSAPRINTERS blog for releasing this great tutorial! in this video tutorial I used the Prusa i3MK3 – a link to the blog is in the description below Adafruit Feather 32u4 Bluetooth LE – 3x Jumper cable male/female – 1x Jumper cable female/female a smartphone with Bluetooth LE is required – I used a Samsung S8 with Android Step 1: downloading and installing the Arduino IDE Step 2/3: File>Preferences – add this URL to the Additional Boards Manager Step 4: Tools>Board>Boards Manager – add the Adafruit AVR boards Step 5: Tools>Manage Libraries – add the Adafruit BLEFirmdata Lib Step 6: Tools>Board – select the Adafruit Feather 32u4 board Windows users need additional Adafruit Drivers – download and install them connect the Adafruit Feather 32u4 with your PC via USB – it should be identified Step 1: download the Arduino project from Github open the *.ino project file with the Arduino IDE Step 2: Tools>Port – select the port of Adafruit Feather Sketch>Verify/Compile – build the firmware maybe you’ll get the following error of the missing Adafruit_BLE.h file Tools>Manage Libraries – add the Adafruit BluefruitLE nRF51 lib Sketch>Verify/Compile – build the firmware again Sketch>Upload – upload the firmware onto the Adafruit Feather 32u4 the smartphone should find a device named Altairis PrusaCam Feather BT (This video shows the hardware wiring for Prusa i3MK3 printer only!) read this chapter carefully and please note the WARNING connect the Feather as shown on the blog according to your printer model with the Prusa i3MK3 the connection is easy to assemble from the back side everything is now ready to use – let’s put it to the test with printing the optional case! the case has already been downloaded with the project files import the files to Prusa Slicer add this G-code to Slicer after each layer change add the G-code to the section After layer change G-code (Expert view needed) on the blog all instructions are explained in detail now slice the object as usual the printing time will increase the extruder now moves to the side for camera pictures Not bad for the first try! though the camera settings could be improved Thanks for watching like and subscribe for more

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