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Case for Ramps Full Graphics and Raspberry Pi Zero for Octoprint with ATX Power Supply Control

by sricanesh, published

Case for Ramps Full Graphics and Raspberry Pi Zero for Octoprint with ATX Power Supply Control by sricanesh Jan 14, 2018

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Summary

15/01/2018: Added cover option without frame holder


I developed this case to be able to use a Raspberry Pi Zero to run the Octoprint.

My goal was also to control an ATX source with the Octoprint. For this, I used an NPN transistor (general purpose) that is controlled by the GPIO of Raspberry. The transistor switches on / off the PS_ON cable from the ATX source. Anyone using another type of power source can use a relay or an SSR to turn the source (s) on/off.

Raspberry is powered by the 5VSB cable (usually blue) from the ATX source. This cable always has power, even if PS_ON is off.

I did not make a circuit board specific to this circuit because it is very simple.

The reset button is connected to the Ramps reset button. The E-Stop button I solded in the place of Ramps stop push-button. As the buttons used are too tall I drew a small ring to complete the space between the top of the button and the case. This can all be changed in the IGS file that I am making available.

The box design I adapted from this case found in GrabCad: https://grabcad.com/library/lcd-case-for-ramps-1-4-3d-printer-1. Thanks Grzegorz Treter for saving me some time: D

Anyone who wants more information about controlling the source (or using relays) can check this page: https://github.com/foosel/OctoPrint/wiki/Controlling-a-relay-board-from-your-RPi. I used the "PSU Control" plugin of the octoprint to make it work. I've attached a plugin settings screen.

The design of the holder is different from the photo. After printing I realized that the stand should be in front of the cable entry and not behind.

Print Settings

Printer:

Graber i3, self made

Rafts:

Doesn't Matter

Supports:

Doesn't Matter

Resolution:

0.2

Infill:

20

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