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Cheap Alexa Printer From An Old Receipt Printer

Upcycle an old receipt printer into a voice assistant/Internet of Things printer!

IntermediateFull instructions provided2 hours9,162

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Thermal Receipt Printer
Can be generic, but needs to support ESC-POS
×1
Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
×1
7805 5v Regulator
×1
10μf Capacitor
×1
1μf Capacitor
×1

Software apps and online services

Maker service
IFTTT Maker service

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)

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Schematics

5v Regulator Circuit

Code

Alexa Pi Printer on Github

Credits

Tinkernut

Tinkernut

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