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Adafruit LCD Shield Faceplate

by chowderhead, published

Adafruit LCD Shield Faceplate by chowderhead Feb 20, 2013
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For the oh-so-nice https://www.adafruit.com/products/772

This is intended to be incorporated in a case design, but the Customizer paradigm forces a little smarter coding, so here it is as a Customizer version. Easy enough to use as a library item.

I found this nice thing after I was almost done, might also suit your purposes: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:33567


I think buttons print better when put on a raft, hence the three rendering options.

Use small wood or sheet metal screws into the standoffs to secure the board to the faceplate.

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Do the buttons have holes that fit the microswitches or are they glued on or simply clamped between switches and faceplate?

thingiview to the rescue. No holes.

How do you mount it to the LCD+Buttons-shield?
The 4 square pegs don't seem to have holes for bolts (matching the holes on the shield)

Yes, it has no holes:(

It's really intended to be a part of a larger design, allowing you to determine how best to fasten everything together. I've just completed a design wherein M2.5 nuts sit in traps where the square standoffs are located and M2.5 x 16mm screws pass up through the shield and LCD into the nuts. The whole thing then sits in a case...