English Users Manual?


#1

I ordered and received the Octoprint complete kit. It came with a German Language Handbook/Manual. I don't read German. Where can I download an English Handbook? Thank you.


#2

Who sells this kit? Adafruit?


#3

There's a manual ???


#4

Yes!!! If you like, I'll send you my German copy...


#5

Thanks, but, no thanks

German isn't my first language (or my second, or third, in fact, the only German I speak has something to do with beer. I don't even know what it is that I'm saying, I just know that it has something to do with beer)

Lemme know when they come up with one written in Klingon tho, and I'll buy that one


#6

Maybe the thread author refers to the official OctoPrint kit which also include a manual. This kit is also advertised on the OctoPrint website.


#7

Yes, I thought it would be good to support the developer.


#8

I don't know if it is exactly congruent with the handbook that you have,
but the documentation can be downloaded in HTML format here:
http://readthedocs.org/projects/octoprint/downloads/htmlzip/master/


#9

Thank you for your reply. I haven't programmed since before Lotus was
purchased by IBM. My first computer was a 1958 "Ford" aerospace analog that
used 5 miles of gear reduction for logic. I installed my first robot in
1979. Since then I have focused on robots. I am prototyping a robot now and
really have little time to do anything buy plug in Octoprint, set it up and
watch it work. As I haven't learned German yet, I need someone to tell me
where to plug in what. (Watch it, I'm old). Any help with the basics would
be appreciated. Otherwise I will do what I have always done, fly by the
seat of my pants and pray for a good outcome.


#10

In case you haven't seen this already, this might help.

https://discourse.octoprint.org/t/octoprint-octopi-set-up-videos-guides/739


#11

One of Richard Feynman's first intern jobs was working with gears in an analog ballistics computer, by the way.

And some of the parts of the first printer (Kleinschmidt) I tore apart in tech school had Swastikas on them.


#12

That's good stuff. It's amazing that we're still breathing.


#13

And...mine was a missile guidance computer.... :slight_smile:


#14

Hey, my grandfather came out to visit me at age 93... with his new girlfriend. :joy: My great-grandmother lived to 93 herself. You're only as old as you feel.

My father was a Navy drill instructor and John Wayne's son was in one of his whatever-they-called-that.