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Directing the Berg cloud bridge #8

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Matt-Deacalion opened this issue Apr 7, 2015 · 446 comments
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Directing the Berg cloud bridge #8

Matt-Deacalion opened this issue Apr 7, 2015 · 446 comments

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@Matt-Deacalion
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@Matt-Deacalion Matt-Deacalion commented Apr 7, 2015

In README.md it says "First point your bridge at your laptop". How does one do this?

Cheers.

@Matt-Deacalion
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@Matt-Deacalion Matt-Deacalion commented Apr 26, 2015

Is there any where I can find out how to do this? as remote.bergcloud.com is down at the moment.

@ryanewing
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@ryanewing ryanewing commented Jul 3, 2015

I would love to know how to get the new firmware. I don't care if I brick the bridge since I'll be tossing it if I can't revive it.

@sfcgeorge
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@sfcgeorge sfcgeorge commented Jul 3, 2015

An update would be nice. I'm a programmer so just knowing the first steps would be nice.

@davidvasandani
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@davidvasandani davidvasandani commented Jul 7, 2015

+1 My little printer is just collecting dust.

@interlock
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@interlock interlock commented Jul 10, 2015

+1

@genmon
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@genmon genmon commented Jul 10, 2015

Ok, my intention was to roll out the new Bridge software to everyone... but I'm having trouble understanding how to get the Bridge update servers to do a bulk update. I'll be able to figure it out, it'll just take me some more time.

But I want you all to be able to use this ahead of me figuring that out. So I can manually get you the software if I can get the MAC address of your Bridge.

There are instructions to find the MAC address on the old troubleshooting page -- go down to the header "I’ve plugged in the Bridge, and the ethernet light is flashing constantly" and there are instructions about using software called Bonjour Browser and some alternatives. Get the MAC address and let me know. (Here? Or does github have a private message function? I don't know tbh)

After I've added your MAC address to the update servers, the process is:

  • Power cycle the Bridge, and wait some minutes for the update to run. Cross fingers it doesn't get bricked
  • Use Bonjour Browser (or equiv) to find the local IP of your Bridge
  • Go to the URL (local IP):81/configure

From there you're dropped into step 2 of the Updating the Bridge instructions.

you can then either point your Bridge at my alpha server, or download the code and install it on your own server.

@sfcgeorge
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@sfcgeorge sfcgeorge commented Jul 10, 2015

Thank you, not just letting this hardware die is good of you. MAC: [40:d8:55:19:79:57]

@genmon
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@genmon genmon commented Jul 10, 2015

@sfcgeorge have flagged that MAC address for an update -- this is the first time I've used this particular bit of the system, so I hope it works!

@sfcgeorge
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@sfcgeorge sfcgeorge commented Jul 10, 2015

It worked! I got to the /configure page, logged in as per updating the bridge instructions on the wiki. Changing then endpoint isn't working for me, it keeps going back to berg. But remote and bergcloud seem to be working so that's nice for now.

@simonpfry
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@simonpfry simonpfry commented Jul 10, 2015

Hi Matt, can you add in my mac address please: 40:d8:55:01:cd:fd

This is the first time I've plugged my little printer in for a few months, and I'm no longer getting the 'upstream' light turn on (all others are solid white). Is this because the Bergcloud services are finally turned off or do I have another issue?

Thanks for your hard work keeping this going!

@genmon
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@genmon genmon commented Jul 10, 2015

@simonpfry Bridge flagged for update. The old servers are up and down now... not entirely sure why they seem to work for some people and not for others

@simonpfry
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@simonpfry simonpfry commented Jul 10, 2015

Thanks! Managed to update the software and update the endpoint!

@bskrt
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@bskrt bskrt commented Jul 23, 2015

Hi Matt, Could you add in our mac address too:

40:d8:55:01:cd:22

Thanks.

@genmon
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@genmon genmon commented Jul 23, 2015

@bskrt done!

@Matt-Deacalion
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@Matt-Deacalion Matt-Deacalion commented Jul 23, 2015

Hi Matt, could you add mine as well:

40:d8:55:01:c2:02

Cheers 😄

@genmon
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@genmon genmon commented Jul 23, 2015

@mellbratt
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@mellbratt mellbratt commented Jul 24, 2015

Hey @genmon,

Please add 40:d8:55:01:cd:23 as well!

Cheers

@genmon
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@genmon genmon commented Jul 26, 2015

@mellbratt done!

@markostamcar
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@markostamcar markostamcar commented Aug 3, 2015

@genmon please add 40:d8:55:01:c4:f8 :) Thanks!

@genmon
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@genmon genmon commented Aug 5, 2015

@markostamcar done! (currently on the road)

@markostamcar
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@markostamcar markostamcar commented Aug 6, 2015

Yay, it works, thanks! :) Note: The server URL change didn't seem to want to save until I power cycled the bridge one more time.

@interlock
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@interlock interlock commented Aug 6, 2015

Would appreciate mine done as well: 40:D8:55:01:C3:40

Anything we can do to help automate this right now?

@genmon
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@genmon genmon commented Aug 7, 2015

@interlock done!

tbh I'm happy doing this manually right now, it's nice to have a little contact with folks giving this a go! Going to tackle the automation question after the next focus (which is to pretty up alpha and add a couple of mini features). I say focus like this is a big deal, it's all background work for me still I'm afraid

@markostamcar
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@markostamcar markostamcar commented Aug 7, 2015

I think you should also post a link to this thread on LP blog so other enthusiastic power users are aware we're already doing the updates :)

@ryanewing
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@ryanewing ryanewing commented Aug 8, 2015

@genmon can you add 40-D8-55-01-CD-64 for me? Thank you! 👍

@adamstamper
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@adamstamper adamstamper commented Aug 14, 2015

@genmon Could you add 40:D8:55:01:CF:EA as well? Many thanks!

@genmon
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@genmon genmon commented Aug 15, 2015

@adamstamper done!

@genmon
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@genmon genmon commented Aug 15, 2015

@ryanewing done!

@adamstamper
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@adamstamper adamstamper commented Aug 16, 2015

Many thanks @genmon - all working locally, think there may be a db glitch at the moment with alpha.littleprinter as it's giving Internal Server Error when I try to sign in. Thanks for continuing to support this!

@jwy63
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@jwy63 jwy63 commented Aug 23, 2015

Hi @genmon Could you please add 40:d8:55:01:c0:4d for me? Thanks!

@doublehache
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@doublehache doublehache commented Jun 19, 2017

Hello There,
I have one Berg little printer to give... if someone is interested - I'm on Paris.
Julien

@Haunschild
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@Haunschild Haunschild commented Jun 19, 2017

I would also sell mine (including original packaging and extra paper). Sending from Munich, Germany.

@3DevUK
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@3DevUK 3DevUK commented Aug 1, 2017

Hi there,
Our MAC address is 40-D8-55-19-77-8F.
If this service still exists, would it be possible to add our printer to the server?
Thanks.

@Landry76
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@Landry76 Landry76 commented Oct 11, 2017

@doublehache

Je suis preneur si elle est toujours disponible...

@doublehache
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@doublehache doublehache commented Oct 11, 2017

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@Landry76 Landry76 commented Oct 11, 2017

@benpawle
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@benpawle benpawle commented Jan 21, 2018

Hi guys! I'm testing something out with little printer and could do with another. Do any of you have a one going spare or that you no longer want?

@doublehache
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@doublehache doublehache commented Jan 21, 2018

@YangLuSE
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@YangLuSE YangLuSE commented Jan 21, 2018

@Haunschild
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@Haunschild Haunschild commented Jan 21, 2018

I still have mine and would sell it. What would you offer?

@MarcW1966
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@MarcW1966 MarcW1966 commented Jan 22, 2018

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@keno47 keno47 commented Jan 23, 2018

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@MarcW1966 MarcW1966 commented Jan 23, 2018

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@mungle mungle commented Jan 23, 2018

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@mungle mungle commented Jan 23, 2018

@YangLuSE
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@YangLuSE YangLuSE commented Jan 23, 2018

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@mungle mungle commented Jan 27, 2018

Can you make “bots” with memobird?

@y-nk
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@y-nk y-nk commented Feb 11, 2018

@Haunschild how much you sell (shipping out) ?

@Haunschild
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@Haunschild Haunschild commented Feb 11, 2018

Sorry already sold it.

@johndietrich
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@johndietrich johndietrich commented Feb 11, 2018

I also just got a Memobird, so I think I'm finally going to sell the Little Printer. We've been through a lot together, but it's time. If anyone wants to make an offer just let me know.

One caveat: the config page on the Berg Bridge stopped responding a while ago, so I don't think it's possible to change the IP address pointing to the Sirius server (unless you want to be brave and try to re-flash the firmware on the Bridge.) So don't make an offer unless you can make it work on your LAN with a Sirius server at 192.168.0.99.

:-(

@msmabry
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@msmabry msmabry commented Feb 12, 2018

@johndietrich, i would buy yours at a reasonable price as i've successfully been able to do a firmware flash on a couple of others. please contact me at msmabry at gmail to discuss.

i've procured a memobird as well, and i think it's quite nice, but i worry that their server will one day go away just as berg's did.

at least w/ the little printers, i now have hacked together a viable personal server that seems somewhat stable.

-mark

@Dayvehillman
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@Dayvehillman Dayvehillman commented Apr 23, 2018

Hello everyone,

I'm late to this game as I had all but given up on little printer, but every time I look at it in my box of "junk" it breaks my heart. Is there anyone on here who is still successfully using theirs? If so, how can I join you all? I don't know bugger all about computers or code so any simple help would be so amazing!

Cheers!

Dayve

@benpawle
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@benpawle benpawle commented Apr 23, 2018

@Dayvehillman we're working on a fix briefly mentioned down here #26

We're a few weeks away from going public as it's just a side project but we're loving getting our printers working again :)

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@Dayvehillman Dayvehillman commented Apr 23, 2018

@benpawle - This is amazing! I have just had a read and i'm super excited! I live round the corner so would love to pop in one day and drop a case of beer in for you guys! You've literally made my day!`

@Dayvehillman
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@Dayvehillman Dayvehillman commented Aug 3, 2018

@benpawle - Just wondered if you guys had managed to make progress on getting the little printers back in action? I'd still be super keen to bring mine down to you guys to have a look at!

@raphaelmartin
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@raphaelmartin raphaelmartin commented Aug 14, 2018

@benpawle Something new to share? :)

@tom-hat
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@tom-hat tom-hat commented Sep 14, 2018

Hello everyone!

I share a studio with @benpawle and we've got an update re the little printer bridge over on this thread >> next door. We've published full instructions on how to flash your bridge so that it points to a new server. Alternatively I am offering to do this for £55 (exc return postage).. More info on the other thread, or email me directly at: tom_hatton@outlook(dot)com for further info and to arrange postage / collection!

Since August the guys have been perfecting dithering patterns and its now possible to send images through their new app. Soon to be released... !

@joerick
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@joerick joerick commented May 17, 2019

Hello all! Just a quick note to say we've finally launched the app!

Little Printers short 2019-05-17 12_14_57 pm

Check it out over in this thread: #26 (comment)

@cosmosisnotes
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@cosmosisnotes cosmosisnotes commented Jul 8, 2019

@johndietrich Are you still open to selling your Little Printer? Also, seems unlikely on this thread, but would anyone else be interested in selling their Little Printer?

@y-nk
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@y-nk y-nk commented Jul 9, 2019

Considering there's an "open" client, how many people would be interested in launching blueprints/basic opensource project for a replica of the mini printer?

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