In this article I’ll present how I used a Raspberry Pi 3 to create a Wifi access point. The specificity of my setup, is that the Raspberry won’t be a router but a bridge. DHCP is thus delegated to the main ADSL router and all devices connected to the AP will appear on the same network than other devices.
I recently got an old computer screen out of my garage. It is now just perfect to monitor the extruder temperature and print progress from OctoPrint.
I challenged a friend to connect a micro-controller to a Raspberry Pi. I chose to use an ATMega168 programmed in C while he preferred to use a Microchip PIC programmed in ASM. Not that I don’t like ASM, but it took me only 45 minutes to get all the material together and blink some LEDs from a shell. To get thinks up very fast, I used a BugOne board. This is clearly an advantage for me since it is already assembled with an ISP connector and ready to use.
Last week I built my very own Raspberry Pi rack using old stuffs and 3D printing. Continue reading “Building a Raspberry Rack from trash”