3D Printing a custom Vantrue S1 dash cam bracket for a Golf R
The bracket uses a tiny bit of hot glue just to ensure the camera boot has a nice tight fit in the slot so that it doesn't vibrate around too much in there. The footage that came out the other end is remarkably smooth and stable and the bracket attaches with no screws or other adhesives.
Disable autofocus in Octoprint with a Logitech C920 webcam
Whilst 3D printing I often check up on the print from another location and rely on being able to get a clear, high definition and sharp image. The C920 webcam from Logitech delivers great image quality but unfortunately the auto focus algorithm almost always choose the wrong focal point.
Printing a Temp Tower to get better quality 3D prints
In order to get the best quality prints it's important to know the correct temperature to print each filament at. Even just a 5c change can make all the difference to the performance of a filament. Here's how to slice and print a 'temp tower'.
Smart RGB LED strips with Home Assistant
The trouble with any 'smart' device such as a Nest thermostat or Hue light bulb is that they require an internet connection and a company to be in business running a server that they connect to. If the product you just bought requires a cloud service to be available to function, you don't own it.