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The GameClip

by bernabap, published

The GameClip by bernabap Jan 22, 2013

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To play Android games with the PS3 controller.

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Nice work! Did you made it on SolidWorks? Can you send the "GameClipWired" part or can you make the change to fit Samsung Galaxy S4 Please.

I have just tried PLA and it works!

Whatever cymon.

Thanks for sharing this OP

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GNU - GPL
The GameClip by bernabap is licensed under the GNU - GPL license.

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Instructions

Print without support, I have designed the support only in the part that really needs and is easily removable.

The universal version you need to stick your cell phone case in it. I recommend the gray double-sided tape from 3M. It will work even with the wireless version, this tape is extremely strong.

To use the controller with your android you need this app:

play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dancingpixelstudios.sixaxiscontroller

The Android logo is from: thingiverse.com/thing:10434

Have fun!

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rnunes on Sep 8, 2013 said:

Nice work! Did you made it on SolidWorks? Can you send the "GameClipWired" part or can you make the change to fit Samsung Galaxy S4 Please.

giorgio79 on Jun 22, 2013 said:

What material do you recommend for printing? It needs to be somewhat flexible for the initial clipping into the holder?

bernabap on Jun 22, 2013 said:

Yes it needs to be flexible, I have only tried with ABS.

giorgio79 on May 3, 2013 said:

Awesomestuf bernabap! What software you used to create the dxf file? openscad is not recognizing it for me.

bernabap on May 3, 2013 said:

LibreCad. It is working fine for me with openscad 2013.01.
I just saved my scad file in the same folder as the dxf file and imported:

linear_extrude(height = 13.5) import("GameClip.dxf");

Roach on Feb 10, 2013 said:

How did you get the PS3 controller geometry, was there a dummy you drew onto?

I'll have to use this in a future design!

bernabap on Feb 11, 2013 said:

I used a caliper to measure, my drawing is done in the dxf file.

Framingr on Jan 26, 2013 said:

I have to agree with cymon here. This idea has been around for a very long time. I even have something I bought (before I got my 3d printer) for my N900 (which was the very FIRST smart phone to pair a controller wirelessly). The design is pretty much a natural choice. The name - well thats up for debate.

bernabap on Jan 26, 2013 said:

Lol, you agree with cymon or with me?

The name I have chosen is just a response to a company trying to patent an idea from the DIY community.

cymon on Jan 23, 2013 said:

I love the labeling. I would have skipped that if I had made this myself. Very good.

bernabap on Jan 23, 2013 said:

The idea of using something to stick you phone into your ps3 controller is not from GameKlip. I have seen this many times before the existence of them.

Just to list some:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Speedl...

My design is just the natural shape that someone would do it to be printable.
I bet that if I had not do it the wired version you would not say this. But it is just the wireless version extruded with some shapes cutted to reduce plastic usage.

I had never used CAD tools before and did this in some hours using LibreCad and Tinkercad.

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