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How to make 3D print time lapses with your smartphone camera

How to make 3D print time lapses with your smartphone camera

Written by David

April 7, 2019

In our previous article , we’ve shown you how to make a special remote trigger cable for a digital camera. It’s a solution we’re using to record our time lapses and it worked pretty well for us. However, if you are not into tinkering and soldering, we’re presenting something much simpler: a Bluetooth remote trigger for your smartphone, which is controlled through G-Code commands. You can use any modern smartphone with Bluetooth LE functionality to record time-lapse videos of your prints. How does it work? The main part of our solution is a small development board called Adafruit Feather 32u4 BlueFruit LE. Essentially, it’s an Arduino-compatible board with Bluetooth LE module, and we’ll use it to read input on one of the pins. The input will be created by activating a pin on the Einsy RAMBo / Mini RAMBo motherboard – we can do that by including a short […]

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