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For installing at the Raspberry pi you got 2 options, with our prebuild raspbian image or from scratch with an linux OS installed (Only tested and optimized with Raspbian, but should work with others).

Prebuild OS image

Our prebuild OS version can be found here :

Installing from windows :

For using our prebuild OS image you need the following:

- Win32diskimager - SD formatter - an (micro)SD card reader for your SD card - Notepad++(optional) - An unzip tool like 7zip/winrar

Steps :

Step 1 : Download the file from “

Step 2: Unzip the just downloaded file with your favourite unzip software and place the file somewhere you can find it easily later.

Step 3: Put your SD card in your reader and connect it to the PC.

Step 4: Open SDformatter and choose your microSD card as drive. WARNING : Make sure it's the correct one or you might overwrite all data on an other device!

Step 5: Click options in SD formatter and enable size adjustment. After your done click format and wait till you get the succes message!

Step 6: Open win32diskimager, again make sure you really chosen the correct device or it will destroy your data on an wrong drive. (an external HDD which shows up as normal harddrives will here be also listed, you won't be the first to delete your data by accidentally not changing it to the right drive so be warned).

Step 7: Click on the folder icon and select the file you extracted earlier. It should and in .img

Step 8: Click write and wait untill it is done.

Setting up wifi from the SD card (optional)

These steps are for setting up your wifi from the SDcard. This is optional since you can also use ethernet or setup your wifi over ethernet with the integrated wifi manager. If you don't want to set up wifi skip to step 11.

Step 9: Open up your microsd card in the windows explorer. You will find an file called octopi-network.txt. Open it with notepad++ by right clicking on it and choose to open it with notepad++ (or notepad will do fine to but will be harder to read).

Step 10: Uncomment the section that is right for your wifi configuration and fill in the correct credentials.

Step 11: Unmount your Sd card from the pc and insert it in the pi.

Step 12: power the pi and iuf everything went fine it will boot! First boot will take longer than the other boots because we have to set up quite some thing with first boot.

Hurray! Your pi is installed with Photonic3d!

Installing from scratch :

Raspberry Pi Installation

  Install 2015-02-16-raspbian-wheezy.img onto an SD card. (I use Win32DiskImager) Do NOT use an older version!
  Start your Raspberry Pi
  Depending on your projector hardware you may want to remove the # from the #disable_overscan=1 line located in the /boot/config.txt file
  Type the following at the command line:
sudo raspi-config
  Choose and enable the following options from the Raspberry Pi Software Configuration Tool:
      Expand Filesystem
      Enable Camera
      DO NOT choose "Enable Boot to Desktop" (CWH will not be able to detect your displays with this option enabled)
  Choose to reboot the Raspberry Pi when you are prompted by the configuration tool.
  After the Raspberry Pi has completed rebooting, execute the following commands at the command line:
  sudo wget
  sudo chmod 777
  sudo ./
  Automatically find your printer with the browseprinter client if you don't know the ip address and port of your Raspberry Pi. Or use your favorite browser and try:
  Here is an installation video that describes the entire process from scratch [[|Install from scratch youtube]]