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Battery Compartment with contacts

by obijuan, published

Battery Compartment with contacts by obijuan Dec 8, 2010

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Description

This is a proof of concept. I have derived this object from the parameterized Battery compartment: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:5051.

It is a Battery comparment for just 1 AAA battery. I have added two embedded nuts in contact with the positive and negative parts of the battery. From the outside, two metal screws are inserted. They will contact with the battery. Now, you have a wonderful electrical access to the battery!!

It works very well.

For the future, I am planning to add this feature to the original parameterized battery comparment.

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Sorry! the new version is thingiverse.com/thing:5079 :-)
did the 2 battery one get deleted?

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Instructions

  • Print the object
  • Insert the embedded nuts
  • Insert the AAA battery
  • Put two M3 screws
  • The battery compartment is ready to use! Enjoy!
did the 2 battery one get deleted?
Your idea is absolutely brilliant! :-) I think I'll have to release version 2 real soon, a commenter on my blog suggested to add support for cell-batteries
obijuan - in reply to guru
Thanks! Version 2 is coming. I have already written the parametric version. I have tested the idea with a 2-AAA-battery pack. It works like a charm ;-)

Now I am printing a 4-AAA battery pack.

I also think that supporting cell-batteries is a really good idea
The new version is here! thingiverse.com/thing:5070
Battery Compartment with contacts
by obijuan
Sorry! the new version is thingiverse.com/thing:5079 :-)
Parameterized battery pack with contacts
by obijuan
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