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Power switch Anet A8 3d printer (NEWEST MODEL)

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Power switch Anet A8 3d printer (NEWEST MODEL) by vasilyd Nov 25, 2016
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The power switch cover is for newest model Anet A8 printer (I got mine on Sep 2016)

I was inspired by already existing power switch cover http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1474108. Unfortunately it is for the old model.

I was not able to adapt the model, so I've designed it from scratch.

Important:
1) on the right side of your power supply it is a screw hole 3 mm, the cover uses that one
2) on the left side I added the support for an additional screw. You will need to drill printer's side with 3.5mm, I did not get long enough bit for that, so I used a oven headed nail to burn the hole through acrylic glass.

Notes: optimized for no support print.

Update:
2016/01/24: enlarged for 5 mm to fit power-socket with 2 screws.
2016/01/30: printed and installed my latest model, looks great!!!

The switch plug http://www.ebay.com/itm/1Pcs-New-Black-Red-AC-250V-10A-3-Terminal-Power-Socket-with-Fuse-Holder-/271967983487?ssPageName=ADME:X:RRIRTB:AT:3160

Print Settings

Printer:

Flashforge Dreamer

Rafts:

Yes

Supports:

No

Resolution:

0.30

Infill:

10


Notes:

when possible, setup higher distance between rafts and the model.
The bottom side is big and attaching strongly to the rafts.

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What is the width? 110 mm?

4 days ago - Modified 4 days ago
vasilyd - in reply to besplatno

easiest way: you download my model and see its measures :-) isn't it?

Mine printed in mirror so won't fit. Will print again now that I have mirrored it and will let you know is how it goes

Appears it an issue with my side as another import showed it mirror again but further imports show it correct.

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