Anyone have any good idea for webcam MODS?

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Art1991
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Anyone have any good idea for webcam MODS?

Post by Art1991 » Sat Jun 06, 2015 4:24 am

I'd like to install a webcam inside my UP Mini so I can catch my footage. Anyone got any good idea or suggestions for that kind of thing?

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Post by Art1991 » Mon Jun 22, 2015 4:51 pm

Even suggesting a camera and video capture software will suffice.

Stefan
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Post by Stefan » Sun Feb 07, 2016 11:17 am

I too am interested in something like this.

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Post by brainzilla » Tue Feb 09, 2016 1:18 am

I would do something with a little pan-head and magnets.
So you can find a good position - and the case is metal, so magnets stick very well.
What cam do you want to use?

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Post by Matchpoint » Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:20 pm


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Post by Stefan » Wed Feb 10, 2016 12:25 am

Would a webcam survive inside the Up Mini chamber?

Unless making a custom box for it out of ABS might need to be done.

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Post by Stefan » Wed Feb 10, 2016 12:39 am

@matchpoint
Not sure how the above hack can help.

@brainzilla
Need to find a way to mount the camera and a way to keep the chamber lit up or light up on demand.
Any camera really, just one that will do the job.

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Post by Matchpoint » Wed Feb 10, 2016 2:21 pm

Sorry I miss understood the post. You are talking about mounting of the camera, not getting a camera wireless.

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Post by wackojacko » Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:26 am

This is what I do, mount a wifi windows 10 tablet in front of the printer with a 3d printed mount. Setup Wifi, turn on Windows Remote Desktop connection. Get a OTG micro USB cable with secondary charging port as the tablet only has one USB. Plug the printer into the USB, connect the USB charger, switch on. Install the UP software.

Then remote the tablet from your PC or even over the internet, if from over the internet use Chrome Remote Desktop instead.

This way you can control the entire printer, view the camera etc. you just can't remove the last print job.

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Post by Stefan » Thu Feb 11, 2016 8:19 pm

Great idea! But how do you keep the chamber lit constantly?
wackojacko wrote:This is what I do, mount a wifi windows 10 tablet in front of the printer with a 3d printed mount. Setup Wifi, turn on Windows Remote Desktop connection. Get a OTG micro USB cable with secondary charging port as the tablet only has one USB. Plug the printer into the USB, connect the USB charger, switch on. Install the UP software.

Then remote the tablet from your PC or even over the internet, if from over the internet use Chrome Remote Desktop instead.

This way you can control the entire printer, view the camera etc. you just can't remove the last print job.

http://www.aliexpress.com/snapshot/7327853423.html
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/272097597067

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Post by wackojacko » Fri Feb 12, 2016 6:45 pm

One of the buttons on the side will keep the lights on. One is for 15mins and one is always on.
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Post by Stefan » Sat Feb 13, 2016 4:22 am

wackojacko wrote:One of the buttons on the side will keep the lights on. One is for 15mins and one is always on.
The Up MIni only have one button for the light which stays on for around 5 minutes then turns off.

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Post by wackojacko » Sat Feb 13, 2016 8:03 am

I was thinking of the UP BOX
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