Where are our printers?

Please tell me our PolyPrinters are cranking out PPE.

cam

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I believe they are at polyprinter with all their print farm machines, printing face shield parts.

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Yep, listed in the pinned post
https://talk.dallasmakerspace.org/t/update-on-the-dms-ppe-response-plan-updated/70513

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Perhaps they are practicing “social distancing” … :wink:

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they are printing a shield an hour currently. without having to endanger other people to do it

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And operators who don’t clog the nozzles or otherwise break them.

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How did you get in there? I thought we were closed. Are we only partially closed??

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The camera page is open for business as usual, though a bit boring these days…
https://dallasmakerspace.org/cam/
Unless you meant how did they get in to move the printers out, in which case, I think that fell under social distancing, not actually open for business, and someone swings through the building occassionally for health & maintenance check…

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“Dumb question but glad I asked anyway” moment. How often do the cameras update?

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paging @yashsedai - this would be the sort of trivia you would know off the top of your learned head.

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From memory it is ~10 min.

Its between 5 and 10 mins!

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Technically speaking there is a maximum refresh rate (and I think it’s 5 minutes), but it only updates on demand. It looks at the old file it was serving up and if it’s older than X minutes (again, I think it’s 5) it pulls a new version.

It’s a tree in the forest and never updates if not looked at, and it’s not scheduled at an exact cadence etc.

This all assumes it hasn’t been rewritten since initial deployment.

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One minute is the deadband.