Panelolu Box for MendelMax

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Panelolu Box for MendelMax by Printbit Jan 25, 2013
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This is a box for mounting the Panelolu on a MendelMax.

See Panelolu documents here: http://blog.think3dprint3d.com/2012_06_01_archive.html

Parts of this design started life from this: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:25617

This design does not currently include a hole or mounting bracket for the SDSL card reader.


Print all parts.

Put 4x M3 nuts (provided in the Panelolu kit) in to the Left & Right parts.
Install 4x t-bolts to the front left section of your MendelMax extrusions
Fit Left part to MendelMax with 2x M5 x 10mm.
Fit Right part to MendelMax, use the Screen part to gauge how far apart from the left part it should be. The screen part sits on TOP of the left and right parts (see image). Secure with 2x M5 x 10mm to MendelMax.
Connect the LCD cables and fit the LCD in place then screw the Screen part to the Left and Right parts with the M3 bolts (provided in the Panelolu kit).
Attach the Panelolu PCB to the top of the Control part with self-tapping screws (provided in the Panelolu kit).
Screw the bottom Control part to the top Control part with self-tapping screws.
Connect the cables to the PCB and push fit the Control panel on the the Left and Right parts.
Fit Knob.

Parts needed:
1x LCD - Screen.stl
1x LCD - Left.stl
1x LCD - Right.stl
1x LCD - Control.stl
1x LCD - Knob

4x t-nuts
4x M5 x 10mm (or 12mm with 4x washers)
2x Small self-tapping screws (same as what you get with the Panelolu Kit)

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I modified your desgin to suit a Kossel and added the sdcard holder. Thanks for sharing.

No worries.

Thanks for taking the time to take a picture and post it here!