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Bezel for SainSmart LCD Keypad Shield for the Arduino

by GurtDotCom, published

Bezel for SainSmart LCD Keypad Shield for the Arduino by GurtDotCom Jul 26, 2013

Description

I designed this to dress up a project that used the SainSmart LCD Keypad Shield with and Arduino. The bezel itself prints pretty easily with very little support structure needed. The buttons are designed to be self-captivating (they just push in and stay). There are pilot holes for screwing down the LCD, but be sure to use spacers if necessary. As with anything, some adjustments may be necessary depending on the slop in the electrical components.

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I made a different model for the buttons to keep them from popping out.

anonfiles.com/file/e5059078e83324969ff1a991a1b31348
I use Slic3r and set the auto cooling setting. It allows you to print tall skinny parts with little to no warping. If adhesion to the plate is an issue, use a brim.
Do you have any tips for printing the buttons?

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Instructions

Use caution in cleaning up the button holes in the bezel, ream them too much and the buttons won't be self-captivating.

I made a different model for the buttons to keep them from popping out.

anonfiles.com/file/e5059078e83324969ff1a991a1b31348
I use Slic3r and set the auto cooling setting. It allows you to print tall skinny parts with little to no warping. If adhesion to the plate is an issue, use a brim.
Do you have any tips for printing the buttons?
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