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by mhavlovick
Mon Jun 05, 2017 5:48 am
Forum: News
Topic: Forums Closed Temporarily
Replies: 0
Views: 7324

Forums Closed Temporarily

Our Forums will be closed for posting temporarily until I figure out a solution to the massive amount of spam. Captcha and other methods are not working. Please email any support questions or issues to info@quickdrawbot.com in the meantime.

Thanks for your understanding,

Matt Havlovick
by mhavlovick
Mon May 29, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: QuickDraw Support
Topic: Connecting to your QuickDraw (Raspberry PI)
Replies: 0
Views: 9882

Connecting to your QuickDraw (Raspberry PI)

*** Before powering up your QuickDraw, ensure that the Pen and both motor connectors are properly connected *** There are 3 main ways to connect to your QuickDraw Wired Network Connection The recommended method to connect to your QuickDraw is by connecting it to your home network router/switch using...
by mhavlovick
Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:58 am
Forum: Sketchy Software Updates
Topic: Sketchy Update 1.2.1
Replies: 0
Views: 5448

Sketchy Update 1.2.1

The Raspberry Pi 3 is fast enough now where it started affecting the timing of the stepper motor controllers. Added some delays for the transitions on the Step Pins (that should have probably been there anyway). **** Important *** This update should only be applied to the Sketchy 1.2.0 image that su...
by mhavlovick
Mon Aug 22, 2016 1:23 am
Forum: Sketchy Software Updates
Topic: Sketchy 1.2.0 SDCard Image File
Replies: 0
Views: 2328

Sketchy 1.2.0 SDCard Image File

The following are instructions on how to reinstall or create a new SD Card with the QuickDraw software (Sketchy Version 1.2.0) A minimum 4Gb SD Card is required, but we recommend at least an 8Gb SD Card. Note: This image is the new Jessie-Lite OS for the Raspberry PI. Due to some changes with the Wi...
by mhavlovick
Mon Nov 02, 2015 3:15 am
Forum: Sketchy Software Updates
Topic: Sketchy Update 1.1.1
Replies: 0
Views: 3635

Sketchy Update 1.1.1

Just a small change to sort the list of files alphabetically. How to update: 1. Download Sketchy.jar attachment on this Post. 2. Start your QuickDraw. 3. Go to the Advanced/Upgrade Software Tab 4. Click "Choose File" and select the Sketchy.jar file you downloaded in Step #1 5. Once uploade...
by mhavlovick
Mon Nov 02, 2015 2:38 am
Forum: Sketchy Software Guide
Topic: Notice for Raspberry Pi B Rev 1 boards
Replies: 0
Views: 39618

Notice for Raspberry Pi B Rev 1 boards

If you are using an Raspberry Pi B Rev 1 board, you will need to go to the hardware settings and change the Right Motor Step Pin to #21. You will know if you have a Rev 1 board if there are no mounting holes. Also note that some of these original boards may only have 256 MBytes so you may be limited...
by mhavlovick
Mon Nov 02, 2015 2:35 am
Forum: Sketchy Software Updates
Topic: Sketchy 1.1.0 SDCard Image File
Replies: 0
Views: 3131

Sketchy 1.1.0 SDCard Image File

The following are instructions on how to reinstall or create a new sdcard with the QuickDraw software (Sketchy Version 1.1.0) 1. Download the Image file from: http://www.quickdrawbot.com/downloads/Sketchy-1.1.0.zip (Around 1.6 Gigabytes) 2. Unzip the image file 3. If using Windows, download the &quo...
by mhavlovick
Mon Nov 02, 2015 2:27 am
Forum: Sketchy Software Updates
Topic: Sketchy Update 1.1.0
Replies: 0
Views: 3061

Sketchy Update 1.1.0

Updates: - Changes to allow different types of scaling methods: Bicubic, Bilinear, Nearest Neighbor, and Scale Averaging (Best for large pen sizes) - Added a "DotMatrixPathingProcessor". This just draws the whole picture with dots, never drawing lines between pixels (Should be used for Sol...
by mhavlovick
Wed Oct 07, 2015 4:59 am
Forum: Sketchy Software Support
Topic: Trying to figure out best settings for rendering
Replies: 4
Views: 18557

Re: Trying to figure out best settings for rendering

Ok, it turns out the the original image is a pretty high resolution compared to the render image it creates. I tried a few java modes to scale it differently, but they all do the same thing. I rescaled the image using at external editor using the "Area Averaging" algorithm and the image tu...
by mhavlovick
Wed Oct 07, 2015 3:39 am
Forum: Sketchy Software Support
Topic: Trying to figure out best settings for rendering
Replies: 4
Views: 18557

Re: Trying to figure out best settings for rendering

Can you send me the image you are using, as well as a screenshot of the rendering parameters you are using? Can you also send me screenshots of each of the setup screens?

matt@quickdrawbot.com

Thanks!

-Matt