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Thank you for the feedback. I will find another way. I also learned the PLA could not withstand the summer heat and weight of the window glass. I think ABS and full 100% fill. But it increase the cost. Maybe I should create a metal mold and sell it to other here. I am not sure if Instructables.com would allow that. I just like helping those who could not afford the repair cost.
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Wearable Electronics Class
Getting Started with Electronics
Yes. Nowadays, camera resolution are so high, you could zoom directly to small object placed under it. For microscope, you would need strong light downward or strong ambient light... depending on the object in question. I like to view insects close up with it. Thank you for your valuable suggestion.
I think if I put it in pdf format, you might be able to print it to exact scale. Let me think if I could help make a design that does not require laser cutter or 3D printing. I will update and reply here again.
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3D Printing Class
Thank you. You could 3D print the top cradle and 4 brackets that connect the legs to the cradle and base. The brackets could be permanently glued to the base and cradle. The legs and base could still be made of cheap plywood and stained. The legs could be just rectangular and narrower. For the brackets, note there is slope angle. We could design one bracket and make 4 parts. If you need help creating the brackets drawing, I could make them for you using Autodesk Inventor. I could share both Inventor and STL file.
Another desirable feature of this design is that the parts could be disassembled and transport flat. I will made another version with a narrower base so that it could fit USPS Priority Flat Rate envelope. If you know someone who has access to laser cutter, the part could be cut and shipped to you.
Thank you for your comment.Since the legs are offset to rear side, the LED holes (for the legs) need to be close to the front edge of the legs (not in the middle of the leg). I think about 1/2 way vertically. One easiest way is an LED taped to CR2032 hack. http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Throwies/.Use velcro or masking tape and tape the "Throwies" along the leg downward and directed to the center (along fore-aft direction). You could play with the optimum placement.
Thank you for your comment.Since the legs are offset to rear side, the LED holes (for the legs) need to be close to the front edge of the legs (not in the middle of the leg). I think about 1/2 way vertically. One easiest way is an LED taped to CR2032 hack. http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Throwies/.Use velcro or masking tape and tape the "Throwies" along the leg downward.
DC Motors-Part 1/3: Continuous, Gear, Servo, Brushless and Coreless, Vibration, and Stepper, A Tutorial
My Note5 seems to work well under strong room lighting. Don't use flash. Allow the stronger light rays to come from the front side. If come from the other direction, an unwanted shadow could be cast. You would not want LEDs directed downward because your picture would have bright spot(s). Best is increase room ambient light or during daytime. You could put one or two LEDs on each leg. For each LEDs, add 2x 0.5mm diameter hole 0.1" apart. You could insert the LEDs and legs going outward. Use 5mm straw hat white clear glass LEDs. Straw hat has widest view angle. If you use CR2032 cell, you won't need serial resistor. Thank you for your interest.
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