SpacePad Case

This is a case and stand for a mechanical number pad I put together

3D printer parts and enhancements

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For the stand you will need to pause the print to drop in the magnets. 

The case has a built in support for the USB port which will need to be removed, and possibly filed down some. 

Also there are two holes drilled through the bottom to get at the reset and ground pins (needed for programming). These were drilled by hand because I totally forgot to add them when designing this

Materials and methods

23 x Cherry MX switches (I used white)

23 x diodes

23 x Keycaps (got mine here:

1 x Arduino Pro Micro (I used an eBay clone)

2 x ~14mm diameter magnets

1 x 1.5mm thick plate cut to the dxf

2 x plate mount stabilizers and 2u spring

7 x M3 nuts

5 x M3 bolts (~8mm length, I just cut the ones I had to size

And a little glue for the alignment nuts on the stand



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Mini cynthiahays copyCynthiaHays added this to the CynthiaHays collection ago
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Mini flyguys morespaceMike L. commented ago

Haven't logged on in a while, that's awesome you made one! How is the plate holding up for you? I also tried using a printed plate but it just didn't weigh enough for my liking, so I had a steel one cut

736305c7c2db39e333b1ced9ce59586a?default=blank&size=40vaderj printed this ago
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Printed on:
SeeMeCNC - Rostock MAX Complete 3D Printer Kit
Brought the dxf into Autodesk Inventor, extruded, cut out the boxes, and exported stl
Mini flyguys morespaceMike L. published this design ago