Loading

Dreamcast PicoPSU Mount

by collingall, published

Dreamcast PicoPSU Mount by collingall May 10, 2017

Contents

Tags

Liked By

View All

Give a Shout Out

If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.

Print Thing Tag

Makes

Thing Statistics

2146Views 176Downloads Found in Video Games

Summary

Update 7/12/17: Added version 1.1 of the stl files, they have some issues corrected and should fit better.
Update 7/18/17 Added version 1.2 which incorporates screw holes for 2mm self tapping screws to afix the two pieces together rather than acetone welding.

I want these mods to be available to the community. They are all still in development, but I would like feedback from the community.

This is designed to mount a PicoPSU in a Dreamcast I designed it to acetone weld the two pieces together.

Parts list
https://www.digikey.com/products/en?keywords=A106608-ND Power Switch header
https://www.digikey.com/products/en?keywords=A1953-ND Motherboard connector
https://www.digikey.com/products/en?keywords=A19764-ND Cap for the above connector
https://www.digikey.com/products/en?keywords=A113142-ND 20 pin atx style connector
https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/te-connectivity-amp-connectors/1586314-1/A30650-ND/701655 pins for the above connector

More from Video Games

view more

All Apps

Auto-magically prepare your 3D models for 3D printing. A cloud based 3D models Preparing and Healing solution for 3D Printing, MakePrintable provides features for model repairing, wall thickness...

App Info Launch App

Kiri:Moto is an integrated cloud-based slicer and tool-path generator for 3D Printing, CAM / CNC and Laser cutting. *** 3D printing mode provides model slicing and GCode output using built-in...

App Info Launch App
KiriMoto Thing App

With 3D Slash, you can edit 3d models like a stonecutter. A unique interface: as fun as a building game! The perfect tool for non-designers and children to create in 3D.

App Info Launch App

Quickly Scale, Mirror or Cut your 3D Models

App Info Launch App

I had this made and Thank You!!!

Just a few thoughts:
1: The base is a bit too thin. it flexes easily.
2: The opening of the hole for the adapter is a bit thick? I am only able to turn the hex screw 1 full turn before it bottoms out. But it is secured.
3: On the smaller piece, where the Pico PSU mates with the atx connector, the opening is a bit tight.

Other than that, this thing is great!

Thanks for the kind remarks and the feedback.

I may add a bit more thickness to it so it doesn't bend so easy. I designed it with the same thickness as the original PCB.

The power jack at the back was designed to be that thick so that it is flush at the back I thought it looked better than the jack sticking out.

I made the atx mounting piece before I got an actual connector using their datasheet. I think the size issue is a combination of out of spec parts and shrinking material. I will probably go back and offset the hole by a small amount to make assembly more simple.

Thanks again for the thoughts. When I get some free time I'll make a few changes.
If you get some time I'd love to see your make you can post them here with the I made one button

I made a second print because I purchased another dreamcast. This time I went with a 75 micron print. The first was a 300 micron print. This second print at 75 micron came out really smooth and sturdy!! Although the long part is still flexible but it is definitely more rigid. Thanks for your contribution. I will post up some pictures.

Very awesome, what wattage PicoPSU are you using? Thanks!

Thank you, Its the 80w one from Amazon, official PicoPSU brand. I am using a 60w 12v brick which is more than sufficient for the draw of the Dreamcast

Top