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Samsung Galaxy S3 Cradle

by simonx, published

Samsung Galaxy S3 Cradle by simonx Jan 17, 2013

Description

A simple S3 cradle with inter-changeable bottom parts, two for desktop use, another for attaching to a standard camera tripod.

I've used the camera attachment a few times when I've run 'Lapse It' - a cool time lapse for Android.

I've included a photo of my S3 on my small camera tripod, but it fits great on full sized tripods too.

[UPDATE] I've design a new pyramid style base as the tripod seemed a little unstable at times. The new base has a lower centre of gravity and is much more stable.

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Both the bases can be printed without supports, but the cradle needs support as it has overhang sections.

did you print with or without support?

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Instructions

I printed this at 0.2mm on an Up Plus! printer. The tolerances for the slide section to connect the parts is pretty close so you may need to file a little plastic off to get a nice fit.

I needed to add a support structure to print the new pyramid base, but that might just be my Up! printer, it looks like the Replicator 2 is much better at printing without adding support.

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Weedz on Jan 17, 2013 said:

did you print with or without support?

simonx on Jan 17, 2013 said:

Both the bases can be printed without supports, but the cradle needs support as it has overhang sections.

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