I had to join the community because I've been struggling with this small project to allow my octopi to connect automatically to my printer without having to access to the web portal and manually press connect. There's not a lot of people who have thought about this so it was hard for me to find something, however, after looking carefully I found this website. The problem is that I don't understand most of it to be honest.
I have already created a new file in my /home/pi directory and implemented the two tweaks found on this website but the problem is that I don't understand how to find the port, since I don't even know if my port is actually 5000 and I don't know if I should delete everything on the API in connect_octoprint.py or keep the
I have tried pretty much everything but I think all the other scripts are good to go. The problem must be with the connect_octoprint.py script.
This is the information of my printer which is an Monoprice Maker Select Plus and I have only used the 1a86 and 7523 for the scripts.
idVendor 0x1a86 QinHeng Electronics
idProduct 0x7523 HL-340 USB-Serial adapter
Thanks for your help!
P.S. Found this too but I don't understand it either. Looks like another way to achieve this.