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Smart Phone Adaptive Otoscope
This is a prototype of a smart phone adaptive otoscope. Using a smart phone, rubber band and a camera app at X 3.0 zoom (or magnifier app at 3.0 zoom) this 3D printed piece can become an otoscope.Other
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I am currently working on a way to better attach the device to the phone without the use of a rubber band as well as making a customizable openscad code for any cell phone.
An otoscope is a medical device that is used to look into the ears by health care providers to look at the ear canal or eardrum.
NOTE: this is not a regulated medical device and only registered medical professionals can make a diagnosis.
My goal was to make a functioning 3D printed device to be an Open Source Appropriate Technology (OSAT).
"OSAT refers to technologies that are designed in the same fashion as free and open-source software. These technologies must be "appropriate technology" (AT) - meaning technology that is designed with special consideration to the environmental, ethical, cultural, social, political, and economical aspects of the community it is intended for. "
Materials and methods
Rafts: Doesn't Matter
Filament: PLA Dark, non-translucent
To prevent light from escaping the scope, 100% infill is used as well as a dark printing material. If a dark printing material is not used the inside of the device can also be painted black.
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