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Jack
 Jack
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Its arrived! Really looking forward to getting started with this, its going to help me so much!

 

 

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Posted : 5th May 2017 11:15 am
Pete
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Wifi setup can be tricky without a screen, if you have access to your Router admin page to get the IP then you should be fine. The other option is to connect something to the HDMI output to view the Root admin page.

If you know the wifi IP which your router assigns to Root then you are fine :)

https://cel-uk.com/root/

For official support please create a support ticket using this link www.cel-robox.com/support/

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Posted : 5th May 2017 11:48 am
Don Colley
(@doncolley)
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@pete

Hello Pete.

Was there supposed to be a SD card with the adapter in the package because if so mine is missing, I have been all through the packaging and no micro card.

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Posted : 5th May 2017 2:50 pm
Jack
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@Pete - Looks good so far.

Will CEL be sharing the case stl. ? Quite fancy doing it in black.

@doncolley - Yeh I had a toshiba SD card in packaging supplied in the raspberry pi box.

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Posted : 5th May 2017 2:50 pm
Pete
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The microSD will be installed in the Root/Mote already, we just left the adaptor thing in there as it came with the card and might be handy if you want to load more stuff onto the card.

I powered every one of them up myself to check they booted. Was surprised that we had zero card failures! We wrote 16gb to every card and no errors.

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Posted : 5th May 2017 2:59 pm
Pete
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I'll make the case files available once everyone has their Kickstarter stuff. It is a nice design for easy printing.

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Posted : 5th May 2017 3:11 pm
Jonas
(@svelo)
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@pete is there any way to exit the root interface to the desktop on the mote and run other apps or is it always on?

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Posted : 8th May 2017 3:39 pm
Pete
 Pete
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Yes you can access the OS.

You would use a keyboard. I think it is Alt+tab but i'm not sure, Raspberry Pi/Linux/Raspian sites will have the info you need.

All that you see of Root is a web browser.

 

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Posted : 8th May 2017 4:00 pm
Juan Barbini
(@juan15pablo)
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Root works on LAN without internet connection, doesnt it?

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Posted : 8th May 2017 5:52 pm
Jonas
(@svelo)
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@pete I opted in for both the root and mote but only got the mote, is the root coming a bit later?

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Posted : 9th May 2017 3:54 pm
Pete
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@juan15pablo Yes Root will work without internet, it only needs the local network.

@svelo Mote has Root inside it. The final design is more robust and easier to mount than the first one we showed on Kickstarter.

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Posted : 9th May 2017 4:23 pm
Jack
 Jack
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@Pete - Is there somewhere a bug reporting page anywhere. Only 2:

  • If you pause and stop a print (via IOS running chrome) it does not engage safety features on cool down.
  • When you open up automaker you have to manually connect to root each time.

Generally I am really pleased with this first release of Root. Works really well, very quick to startup. KUDOS!

Is this something we expect to see some priority over the next few months ?  in terms of software updates ?

Jack

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Posted : 15th May 2017 7:01 pm
Pete
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This is fine for bug reports for now. Critical stuff can also go to the support team.

We will update Root with critical stuff or when a bug or feature list reaches a point where it is worth opening it all up again.

For official support please create a support ticket using this link www.cel-robox.com/support/

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Posted : 16th May 2017 9:28 am
Jack
 Jack
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@Pete - Would you also be able to tell me why with the latest AM release my thin walled parts not are much more stringy ? I will probably have to roll back software if i cant fix this = no root.

@Bhudson - any suggestions ?

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Posted : 16th May 2017 5:32 pm
Pete
 Pete
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I wouldn't expect the gcode to be different between 2.01.04 and 3.0.

 

You could compare the same code generated in each version.

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Posted : 17th May 2017 3:03 pm
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