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subpixel - MakerBot-able

by TeamTeamUSA, published

subpixel - MakerBot-able by TeamTeamUSA Jul 10, 2012

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Description

All three generations of MakerBot operators can play in the streets!

Here are MakerBot-able version of F.A.T.'s subpixel, a public advertisement upgrade toolkit.

http://fffff.at/subpixel/

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Neat idea. It dawned on me that you could increase resolution by swiping across your original swipes at their half way marks. I could not see the rubber bands in the picture and was having a hard time trying to figure out how you kept pressure on the blades. Very Cool. :)

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Instructions

This is a dangerous Fluxus-looking thing, and it needs taming. Taming in progress.

Having said that, abandon hope all ye who proceed!

  1. Print the one for the machine you have. Cupcake

    • subpixel-3-blades-cupcake.stl - creates a 2 x 2 grid Thing-O-Matic
    • subpixel-4-blades-t-o-m.stl - creates a 3 x 3 grid Replicator
    • subpixel-6-blades-replicator.stl - creates a 5 x 5 grid
    • subpixel-9-blades-replicator-vertical.stl - creates a 8 x 8 grid (challenging to print!)
  2. Secure each blade against the pin using a rubber band inserted into the side slots.

  3. Upgrade an advertisement with a subpixel grid using horizontal and vertical swipes. Remove one or more squares from the grid to create or advertise the upgrade.

BOM(B)

Neat idea. It dawned on me that you could increase resolution by swiping across your original swipes at their half way marks. I could not see the rubber bands in the picture and was having a hard time trying to figure out how you kept pressure on the blades. Very Cool. :)
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