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3D print a box for fuse terminal, volt meter and main switch

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#1 Astrofriend

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Posted 17 January 2021 - 07:05 PM

My old prototype board I have my mini PC installed at with its fuse terminal, volt & ampere meters and the main switch looks a bit ugly but practical when I have to change something. Now I decided to 3D print some encluosure to it. First I thought it would be good to include the mini PC in this box. But after some thoughts I change my mind and only have the periphals in the box and attache it to the PC with a bracket. Then I can change my PC with out doing an new enclosure, only the bracket.

 

The drawing goes better and better, less mistakes and easier to do it with some smart tools.

This is how long I have come with the box:
http://www.astrofrie...-enclosure.html

 

Next thing to do is the lid to the box, it will hold the instrument for Volt and Ampere. When this is finished it will be so much easier to handle all cables and devices. Still it's very flexible if I want to change something.

 

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#2 Astrofriend

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Posted 18 January 2021 - 07:10 PM

In front of the computer from the morning to late night. The result ? My little box is almost finished, have installed the instrument, fuse terminal and also tested it.

 

Lot of photos of the 3D-printing work:

http://www.astrofrie...-enclosure.html

 

I call it a Power terminal now.

 

/Lars




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