*Update: Re-created guard with no overlap. A small channel on top of the right hand side allows me to use a hand held 3D pen to weld the two sides together using the original filament.
Below is the direction for making other Proloquo cell configurations.
Using the iPad with Proloquo:
Take a screen shot of a blank 77 cell Proloquo board.
Edited the picture in MS Paint to fill in the areas around the cells with black.
Uploaded the picture to: (Online Convert.com) https://image.online-convert.com/convert-to-svg and converted it to a svg file.
Import svg file into Tinkercad at 19.336% (This resizes the svg file to the exact width of an iPad screen.
Change object from a solid to an empty and place over a box with the same dimensions and join the two item. This make your template.
Change the template from a solid to an empty and center over a box with the dimensions: 212.58 mm X 165.10 mm.
- Join the two item. If you have a large enough 3d printer you can just print this file. Otherwise split into two sides.
This is a guard for an augmentative communication device made by combining a GoNow Rugged case and an iPad 2 with the Proloquo2Go app 77 cells and message window size set to very small.
A guard helps eliminate accidental activation by touch of other cells.
I connected the two halves using a 3d pen with the same filament.
The guard is held in place by its outer edge and is placed first inside the GoNow Rugged case followed by the iPad.
The yellow part in the picture is a solid built in support for printing. I found the solid easier to remove.