One of the basic requirements of the LCD 3D printers are to display object as sliced frames.
NanoDLP supports many way to display images, this post try to explain how each one works, what is the best and also give workaround for cases which one engine does not work well enough.
It is a way to communicate directly with Raspberry Pi (Broadcom chipsets) to display images. Performance great but only works on Raspberry Pi.
No option needed to enable it, it automatically being used if other display engine does not enabled manually.
Only reason not use it on Raspberry Pi is when NanoDLP DisplaymanX is not compatible with your display in forms of reliability issue.
This is very basic form of updating display. Just need to put correct path on Linux to enable it instead of BCM.
It is desktop only solution, due to possible timing and reliability issue on desktop computers other way to control your NanoDLP suggested.
BCM (DispmanX) vs. Framebuffer vs. OpenGL
Comparison of the different engines:
|Raspberry Pi w. Server OS||Yes||No||No|
|Raspberry Pi w. Full OS||No||Yes (Should be Enabled)||Yes|
|Linux – Server (ARM, AMD64)||No||Yes||No|
|Linux – Desktop (ARM, AMD64)||No||Yes (Should be Enabled)||Yes|
|Mac||No||No (There are some workaround)||Yes|
NanoDLP Documentation Launched
NanoDLP documentation contains both get started guides for novice users and also more advanced guides for expert users.
Hope you become one of the contributors to the new docs.nanodlp.com.
Next Generation NanoSupport
New NanoSupport with completely new user interface and many new features including advanced auto support algorithm has been released.
PCB Printing with 3D Printer
PCB printing with 3D printer is now easier than before with the latest version of NanoDLP. One of the best way to make high resolution PCB (circuit board) is to use technique called Photoengraving. Your SLA 3D printer easily could be used to print PCB board by using same technique.