If you are an Octoprint user, you probably noticed that the printer display is always on. This is caused by the USB connection powering the printer display and motherboard.
Today i will show you an easy fix for the Octoprint always on printer display.
Why is this happening ?
In order to fix the Octoprint always on printer display, we first need to understand why that happens. A typical USB connector has two data lines, and two power lines.
Octoprint always on fix
Now that the +5V line has been insulated, your printer display will stay off when the printer is not used. This eliminates the need for unplugging the USB cable, and fixes a little annoyance.
Happy printing !