How to create your own AstroBox for 3D Printing

AstroBox is compatible with Raspberry Pi 1, 2, and 3 as well as pcDuino v2.

With an AstroBox, you will be able to manage your 3D Printer wirelessly with a super simple interface. While you can run the AstroBox locally as a standalone device, it is recommended that you connect it to your account on to enable all the features, including remote monitoring.


  • 100% Free & Open Source
  • Remote monitoring of your prints from a camera
  • Wireless Management of your 3D Printer (No pesky cables!)
  • No more SD cards to load STL files
  • Simple, Clean, Intuitive Interface
  • Mobile friendly and works on any web enabled device
  • No need for a laptop/computer to be connected to your printer
  • Automatic updates

You can make your own AstroBox for FREE with our images below based on our open source AstroBox Project. AstroBox images are compatible with popular linux boards such as Raspberry Pi 1, 2, and 3, as well as pcDuino v2.

Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi 1, 2 and 3
Dec 27, 2016 814 MB
MD5: f799bb368f5841406a8ed16f88a1ea56
Feb 11, 2015 21 MB
MD5: ff3c59d46312d4736dd508e36822f1e9
Dec 27, 2016 793 MB
MD5: d58e7bece27f5dfb33bac58d29e2a267

How to Install

After downloading the appropriate image, follow these instructions to properly install/flash the images into your Raspberry Pi/pcDuino board.


If you run into any trouble, feel free to ask for help by opening a support ticket via Zen Desk. For quick questions, you can also Tweet us.

Personal Use License for AstroBox Image Downloads

3DaGoGo, Inc. DBA AstroPrint ("AstroPrint") grants you (the "User") a non-exclusive personal-use license (the "Personal License") to download, copy , and use the accompanying Images subject to the following conditions:

  • The License is for personal, non-commercial use only. Personal, non-commercial use means using the Images on personal electronic devices and computers, or making copies for personal use only. The Personal License also extends to schools, businesses, makerspaces or any other shared 3D Printer setups regardless of whether they charge for the use of the 3D Printer.
  • The Images may NOT be used in or be included in products for which you charge money, collect fees, or receive any form of remuneration without prior written consent from AstroPrint.
  • The Images may NOT be resold, relicensed, or sub-licensed without prior written consent from AstroPrint.
  • Title, ownership, and all rights now and in the future, of and for the Images remain exclusively with AstroPrint.
  • AstroPrint provides no warranties, express or implied. The Images are provided 'as is'.
  • In no event shall AstroPrint or its agents or suppliers be liable for any third party claims or incidental, consequential or other damages arising out of the License or use of the Images.
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