All Filament Sensor Plugins Do Not Work Anymore

No filament sensor plugins work now, even though the GPIO pins are verified to respond correctly to the filament sensor microswitch. I have confirmed this via SSH and the command 'gpio readall'. The pin goes from low to high when filament runs out, therefore the sensor is operating correctly and the pin is being read correctly by the Raspberry Pi. Even though the pin responds correctly, neither "Filament Sensor Reloaded" nor "Filament Sensor NG" pause the print even though they are configured completely correctly.

I am on the latest version of OctoPi. Is this an issue with new versions of OctoPi? Does someone need to create a new updated version of a filament sensor plugin?

If you are on the latest version of OctoPi, I urge you to test these filament sensor plugins and report whether they work for you or not. This is a big issue, since there currently appears to be no way to have a filament sensor working with OctoPi.

Have you tried Enclosure plugin?
It works fine for me with a momentary switch to turn on/off the light on the printer witth OctoPrint 1.3.12


I have not tried Enclosure plugin. Can this plugin be rigged up to pause the print when a filament sensor is triggered? If so, I will give it a try as soon as I have time.

Yes it can. On my last printer I used it for just that purpose.


The Enclosure plugin is working great! Thank you so much for your recommendation! :slight_smile: