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Arduino Book Case for UNO / Net / Leonardo / Mega and DUE

by jasonwelsh, published

Arduino Book Case for UNO / Net / Leonardo / Mega and DUE by jasonwelsh Dec 6, 2012

Description

For the video of this product click here:
youtube.com/watch?v=eyZOoj0PBMQ&feature=youtu.be

Then watch the upgrade history here
youtube.com/watch?v=TWXJ_tlavco


Wires wires everywhere?

Thats my problem!

The following was needed for this product to be useful:
1. Needed to keep my experiments stored and mobile.
2. Needed wire management!
3. Needed an area to store components. (optional)
4. Needed to fold and look darn cool when it was folded.
5. Needed to be slightly parametric height design. (just print more threads for height)
6. Needed mounting rails for upgrades.


I hope you enjoy the new thing!

Don't have a 3D printer? Want this product? go here and I will print and ship you one or many.

etsy.com/listing/117389802/arduino-book-case-portable


Want to learn how to use an Arduino?
Join the class ;)

youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9MUC-YxhJ6Dv3d_03Ev0MumvJsZAqg0t&feature=view_all

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the holes for mounting extensions on bread board side like wheels (same that you mount wall) are spaced strange 5,14 from one side 2.8 from other. my bread boarf fits to thght and it bends whole part, if you could fix it it would be easyier for me to make my own block for 2 wheels extension and 4 macnum wheels, so in the future this design could be a kind of robotic "Lego"
Bumpers are now updated ;) There is a new DUE and a Mega
*poke* -- Due bumper :)

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Instructions

The video really helps with the assembly of this product but here are some measurements and quanitys.

5- 100 mm Pla Spikes
2- 113 mm Pla Spikes
8- 10mm M3 Screws

Print 4 treads and one of everything else.

the holes for mounting extensions on bread board side like wheels (same that you mount wall) are spaced strange 5,14 from one side 2.8 from other. my bread boarf fits to thght and it bends whole part, if you could fix it it would be easyier for me to make my own block for 2 wheels extension and 4 macnum wheels, so in the future this design could be a kind of robotic "Lego"
Bumpers are now updated ;) There is a new DUE and a Mega
Ya the bumper is a easy fix no doubt. I'll work on it after this holiday madness is over with. Really working hard on the tank mod right now . Ever get like 10 different cool things going at once ? I think I passed 14 two days ago!
*poke* -- Due bumper :)
I have printed a complete lab. Here's the feedback:

The "bumper" for the Due

* needs the same kind of "holes" that the one for the UNO has.
* needs a "notch" to accomodate the Power, and USB ports

Is otherwise perfect, down to the sub-mm measurements!

The fit between the tongue and grooves in the treads is very, very tight. I think that either a wider groove, or a thinner tongue is needed here.

I am using 1.7mm PLA to print the box. The holes are approximately 3.5mm. A 1.8-2mm hole variant would probably been a Good Idea(tm)

And the pieces are -gorgeous-. I'll post mine as soon as I have the whole thing assembled. I went with cherry-red, translucent PLA for the breadboard and arduino holder, gold PLA for the hinges and side panels, and silver PLA for the box w/ lid.

-M
I'm printing with the following parameters:

0.4mm nozzle
0.25 layer height
1 extra perimeter 
15% infill

On a Replicator, with SailFish accelerated firmware, at 120mm/sec

It's coming out nicely.  I mean "fun" as in "Thing thing is pretty and neat to watch as it prints."

About how much plastic do you estimate the entire build to take?
 hmm whats your Diameter of extrusion ?

mines .5
so I use
.3 layer height

Then a
.4 infill
1 perimeter

calculator.josefprusa.cz/

I guess if I had a definition for "fun" I can help you a little more.

I'm having fun printing this... what settings do you typically use?
Some amazing upgrades.  Its completely compatible with all Arduino builds with one print.  (except the bumpers).  It now has mounts for future pieces like the new power inputs and audio inputs panel.   It's an upgradable project case that can be adapted to whatever project you wish to take on. Watch the upgrade video in the project description for more info.
Added a Bumper to the DUE build
This now supports Arduino DUE.

Enjoy
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