Loading

PanelMax Prusa

by tommyc, published

PanelMax Prusa by tommyc Apr 10, 2012
10 Share
Download All Files

Thing Apps Enabled

Order This Printed View All Apps

Contents

License

GNU - GPL
PanelMax Prusa by tommyc is licensed under the GNU - GPL license.

Use This Project

Give a Shout Out

If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.

Print Thing Tag

Thing Statistics

14351Views 2796Downloads Found in 3D Printer Parts

Summary

PanelMax enclosure and mounting bracket for Prusa Mendel, see thingiverse.com/thing:18597 for more detail.

Short video demo here:
http://youtu.be/GwANBxC13Qw

Tutorial here http://goo.gl/Lk0i6

If you don't want to source the parts, you can get my panelmax kit here http://ebayitem.com/150886149485

Preassembled panelmax available here
http://ebayitem.com/150848171067

Instructions

Print the knob, front and back pieces of your preferred side, assemble panelmax electronics and start printing hostless.

More from 3D Printer Parts

view more

All Apps

3D Print your file with 3D Hubs, the world’s largest online marketplace for 3D printing services.

App Info Launch App

Auto-magically prepare your 3D models for 3D printing. A cloud based 3D models Preparing and Healing solution for 3D Printing, MakePrintable provides features for model repairing, wall thickness...

App Info Launch App

Kiri:Moto is an integrated cloud-based slicer and tool-path generator for 3D Printing, CAM / CNC and Laser cutting. *** 3D printing mode provides model slicing and GCode output using built-in...

App Info Launch App
KiriMoto Thing App

With 3D Slash, you can edit 3d models like a stonecutter. A unique interface: as fun as a building game! The perfect tool for non-designers and children to create in 3D.

App Info Launch App

Print through a distributed network of 3D printing enthusiasts from across the US, at a fraction of the cost of the competitors. We want to change the world for the better through technology, an...

App Info Launch App

Quickly Scale, Mirror or Cut your 3D Models

App Info Launch App

3D Print a wide range of designs with Treatstock. Easy to use tools to get the perfect result. The global 3D printing network that connects you with high-quality and fast working print services nea...

App Info Launch App

Thanks for the design and well documented tutorial. Apart from some broken wire connections that took an evening to debug, it works well.

What is the source and part # for the pushbutton Switch?

I found a typo in the scad file for all the nut traps:

translate([0,-m3_nut_diameter_bigger*cos(180/6)/2,-mount_t+2])

It's suppose to be:
translate([0,-m3_nut_diameter_bigger*cos(180/6)/2,-mount_t-2])

Just need to reprint the brackets and panelmax is complete =D

If you do that, the nut trap on the mounting brackets will disappear. :-P

Really? I was missing the nut trap on my first print... Maybe OpenScad is messing with me
&
gt;
&
lt;. Anywho, print is done (with nut trap as well), gonna upload my print soon ^
^d

Can you explain what's the error_factor and mount_thickness, since they're not defined in the scad file, or do they mean exactly what their name is?

They pretty much means exactly what their name suggest.

Can you use the mounting nut on the rotary encoder if you attach it to the panel first, then solder the pcb on later?

OPENSCAD told me "Object isn't a valid 2-manifold! Modify your design.." when i tried to export to STL.

I had to readjust the path to the configuration.scad file which comes the prusa files.

Hope that helps someone

ah.. yes it needs configuration.scad. I should have put a note somewhere saying so. good catch :-P

So nice ! I had been looking for a decent panel case for my ultipanel-compatible LCD+click encoder setup for a while. Since I had no use for the reset button I just removed that part from the scad and regened the STLs (probably did it wrong -- I guess I made the left front and right back, or the other way around, but it's still fitting well after a tiny bit of Dremelling). Thanks :)

Printed: Next - soldering.

LCD - done

Encoder - done

SD - search shematic (I have only "holder")

Top