3D Fox, Printer/CNC Controller 1.4.2


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Print G-code files directly from your Android device via Wifi, Bluetooth or USB OTG/Host port.
3D Fox is simple to use, has a clear and meaningful log screen and works great on small/inexpensive devices as well.
Developed with a Reprap Prusa i3 with Mega2560 + Ramps + Marlin/Repetier + Slic3r, Wifi module ESP8266 and BT module JY-MCU, it should work with many other HW/SW combinations.
SPECIAL FEATURES:
• Web interface to upload and print files from your PC/Tablet browser over the network.
• Take back control of SD card printing jobs after losing connection with the printer. You can use this feature to manager several printers with the same device: start a print job on printer A, then do something else on printer B, finally go back to printer A and take back control of the pending printing job.
NOTES:
• You must put your G-code files in 3DFox directory of your Andorid device. Use a file manager (we recommend ES File Explorer) to move files from their original location to 3DFox
• 3D Fox does not work with MakerBot or other printers using a proprietary communication protocol.
USB CONNECTION
• Android device must have a USB OTG/Host port: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB_On-The-Go
• Supported printer USB-to-serial chips:
- CDC ACM (eg Arduino Mega)
- FTDI (eg Melzi, Sanguinololu)
- CH34x
- CP210X, PL2303
WIFI MODULE ESP-01 (ESP8266 chip) succesfully tested:
• Firmware: transparent bridge 'esp-link' by JeeLabs: http://github.com/jeelabs/esp-link
• Baud rate: 250000.
• Upload speed: 1 MB transferred in 100 s (with Mega2560+Marlin), comparable to USB connection speed.
• Antenna: performances boosted with this improvement: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1665680
BLUETOOTH MODULE
• Bluetooth module JY-MCU connection and configuration: http://reprap.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Jy-mcu#A_simple_way_to_change_BT_module_settings_-_apparently_using_ftdi_chip.2C_but_not_recommended
FREE VERSION LIMITATIONS:
• Max file size for printing and uploading: 2 MB
• Pro version available here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fox3d.controller.pro
SUPPORT:
• For questions or bug reporting do not hesitate to write to Elisoft3D@gmail.com.
• For bug reporting please do not use Google Play Review comments as they do not allow an effective interaction with our development team.

3D Fox, Printer/CNC Controller is a free software application from the System Maintenance subcategory, part of the System Utilities category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2016-12-17. The program can be installed on Android.

3D Fox, Printer/CNC Controller (version 1.4.2) is available for download from our website. Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 6 times. We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.

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General

 
Publisher EliSoft 3D
Released Date 2016-12-17
Languages English

Category

 
Category System Utilities
Subcategory System Maintenance

System requirements

 
Operating systems android

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File size
Total downloads 6

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License model Free
Price N/A

Version History



Here you can find the changelog of 3D Fox, Printer/CNC Controller since it was posted on our website on 2016-12-22. The latest version is 1.4.2 and it was updated on soft112.com on 2017-06-27. See below the changes in each version:

version 1.4.2

posted on 2016-12-17

v 1.4.2,• Fan button with configurable speed,v 1.4.1,• Better support of recent Marlin versions (RC4 to RC7),• Better support of Repetier,v 1.4,• Added landscape layout.,• More custom commands.,• Option to invert XY direction.,• Fixed connection issues with some USB FTDI and CH340x chips.,v 1.3.2,• Improved Permission handling for Android 6 and 7.,• Fixed bug with USB FTDI and CH340x chips @ 250 kbps.,v 1.3,• Wifi connection to printer,• Web interface.,• Integration with 3D Fox Bricks






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Release Date: 2016-12-17
Publisher: EliSoft 3D
Operating System: android
Type: Free