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Robochris’ Gem

Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:29 pm
by Robochris
I was a little hesitant to build a gem just because of the screen being so small but it’s super sharp for its size.

I used soft tactile switches for L/R because I love the way they feel like an actual button on a controller. I designed and printed brackets and button caps for them.

The only imperfections that, aren’t bad but could’ve been better is the holes for the speaker and L/R aren’t quite symmetrical. But oh well.

750mAh battery.
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Re: Robochris’ Gem

Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:01 am
by Robochris
Just a side note, if anyone is interested in the brackets and button caps I used, I’d be happy to share the stl files.

Re: Robochris’ Gem

Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:16 pm
by originalself
Robochris wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:01 am
Just a side note, if anyone is interested in the brackets and button caps I used, I’d be happy to share the stl files.
Yes please. Always nice having options. Gotta love 3d printers. Wish a vmu shell stl existed.

Re: Robochris’ Gem

Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:51 am
by Robochris
originalself wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:16 pm
Robochris wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:01 am
Just a side note, if anyone is interested in the brackets and button caps I used, I’d be happy to share the stl files.
Yes please. Always nice having options. Gotta love 3d printers. Wish a vmu shell stl existed.
I’ll post them when I’m back to my Mac. Yeah, I looked for a vmu stl but found nothing. And I don’t think I can design something that elaborate and precise.

Re: Robochris’ Gem

Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:00 pm
by Robochris
Here are the parts I designed and used.
gem lr button.stl
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gem button holder.stl
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Re: Robochris’ Gem

Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:29 am
by originalself
Robochris wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:00 pm
Here are the parts I designed and used.

gem lr button.stl
gem button holder.stl
Nice. Thank you.