Eagle and KiCad

I’m finally getting back into designing boards.  I just ordered some test boards from OSHPark.  Love that site and there low minimums and affordable pricing. I have been working with Wemos D1 Mini units and need to build a carrier board that supplies power and holds other components.  I drew up the pin outline in […]

Orange Pi Setup Video

I completed my video editing and have created a video to help you get up and running with an Orange Pi Zero. This video rolls up everything I’ve figured out in the last 30 days to help you get out of the box, configured, and video and wifi running. You’ll need Armbian’s Debian Jessie distro […]

Configuring OctoPrint on an Orange Pi Zero – using Armbian Debian Jessie Distro

This is the second half of setting up an Orange Pi Zero.  These are the steps I followed to configure Octoprint.  I’m annoyed that it has to be started manually, but it does work and stay running. —- OctoPrint Config —- (adapted from http://www.orangepi.org/orangepibbsen/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=594) **add user and configure permissions sudo adduser octoprint sudo usermod -a […]

Setting up a Orange Pi Zero using an Armbian/Debian Jessie distro

Here are my notes on building the initial config. Orange Pi Zero Build Docs ** find it using IPscan etc…. ssh to it and add: Sudo nano /etc/modules simply add tv to the last line of the file, exit and save ofcourse shutdown -h now -r (reboot) to bring up the terminal ** then run […]