Adafruit has this week unveiled a new Raspberry Pi 2 bundle called the AstroBox pack, that consists of an open source software called AstroPrint that enables you to wirelessly manage your 3D printer.
AstroPrint features a mobile friendly user interface that has been designed to function across multiple devices and screen resolutions what ever your system might offer.
Complete with the latest Raspberry Pi 2 that is powered by a 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor supported by 1GB RAM as well as offering 4 x USB ports, 40 GPIO pins and full HDMI support and a VideoCore IV 3D graphics core.
“The AstroBox makes 3D printing easier to manage, eliminating the need for SD cards or manually controlling via USB. Astroprint also works in the cloud, so you can manage prints anywhere through a web browser! The SD card included in this pack is already flashed with the AstroBox software image so you’re ready to rock
The AstroPrint platform and the AstroBox software were built upon the work of numerous open source contributors and projects. For more information please visit AstroPrint.”
The AstroBox pack including a Raspberry Pi 2, Model B is now available to purchase from Adafruit for $74.95 via the link below.
Source: AdafruitFiled Under: Hardware, Top News