Remote Abort

The Form2 is one of the few 3D printers that if you follow the guidelines correctly you can truly set and forget, and leave printing overnight. In some cases you have to let it go overnight, just due to the print length. Every once in awhile though, something goes wrong, and if a big print fails midway through, you could have an ugly situation with the wiper batting the print all over, resin overflows etc.

I don’t know about most people, but I have a webcam pointed at the printer so I can check on the progress remotely, and if I happen to notice a failure, it would be awesome if I could cancel the print form the dashboard or even from PreForm (I could at least remote in to my office computer and then abort). There is nothing worse than watching your failed print continually get lasered and potentially smashed around, and not be able to do anything about it!

Thank you!


Thanks for the suggestion! I have a very similar setup running for my FDM machines at home and those tend to be much more finicky and prone to error (and ignition). A webcam is pointed at the printer and the control software is accessible via port forwarding. I’ve forwarded this to our software team and could see it being a useul integration into something like Dashboard.

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