3D Printer

DIY Musicplayer for Kids – PhonieBox

With a growing number of children the need for more than one music player is quickly arising. As you know I am fond of free software, so I decided to build something with, tadaaaah: free software 😉 Fortunately there is a great project on the internet: the PhonieBox It is a collection of scripts that creates, on top of a raspberry pi, a music player with an interface for an RFID-Reader, Arcade-Buttons to control volume and skip tracks, and a webserver to upload music files to the raspberrys internal SD-Card. You can also add youtube-links, webradio and even play spotify-playlists....

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3D printing with Ender3, Octoprint and Cura

Hi, in order to print my own PhonieBox Figurines (and out of the desire to make some experiments) i decided to buy a good and cheap 3D-Printer. After reading an testarticle about 3D Printers on Heise.de I decided to buy the open source 3D Printer Ender 3 from Creality for roughly 140,- EUR from 3DPrima. This video shows nicely how to assemble it: Octoprint So far I am really happy about it. Setting it up was fun and after a while hooked it up to Octoprint. It is an open source software that runs on a raspberry pi allows you...

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