Using a Hrayzan 1080 Webcam for Octoprint
In recent weeks, I have started trying to post time lapse of my various prints. I had been using old PS3 Eye cameras to record and monitor my prints. When I initially started printing, the PS3 cameras made sense. Since I am trying to share my work, I thought an upgrade was in order.
According to the USB webcams known to work with mjpg-streamer page, the following settings need to be updated in the OctoPrint “octopi.txt” file:
camera="usb" camera_usb_options="-r 1920x1080 -f 10"
camera="usb" camera_usb_options="-r 1920x1080"
I found that the cameras worked out of the box with Octoprint. I went ahead and made the edits listed above to avoid future issues.
The cameras have a tripod (1/4 in. screw). I remixed several models to create mounts for my printers. These include:
So far, I am really please with the results.
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