Universal Phone Mount/Adapter for Microscope, Telescope, Binoculars

Introduction: Universal Phone Mount/Adapter for Microscope, Telescope, Binoculars

About: Computer Engineering student

Everyone wants take perfect photos of their discovery and perfect moment; but for microscopes, telescopes, binoculars it is not possible because we cannot connect our smartphone correctly to the eyepieces of above device

Above adapter is universal solution for it. it can connected to any devices with eyepiece. above adapter can fitted to any diameter eyepiece and to any smartphone. it is possible due its screw and nut design.

so enjoy!!!

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Step 1: Downloading the ".stl " Files

All 3d printable files are available under open source licence in below link

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1weVvj8he67_9QHoT9gJUwxJjwciYFRFT

Step 2: 3d Printing the Parts

Parts can be printed with any 3d printer with following settings

Layer Height --- 0.06mm

Shell Thickness --- 0.8mm

Bottom/Top Thickness --- 0.6mm

Fill Density --- 70% Fill

Print Speed --- 50mm/s

Support Type ---- None

Download at below link

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1weVvj8he67_9QHoT9gJUwxJjwciYFRFT?usp=sharing

Step 3: Assembly

Mount can be assembled and as shown in the image and can be used with any smartphone

Step 4: Results

above are the some of the images taken from my phone connected to microscope and telescope

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    6 Discussions

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    das300
    das300

    Tip 14 days ago on Step 3

    I printed this unit and it has lots of lovely design smarts in it,congratulations. However it doesn't really work universally.
    a) The first issue is it does not allow the smart phone to get hard up against the eye piece of a binocular or telescope and therefore mostly photgraphs the rim of the eye piece. it also allows light into the sides further reducing performance. There is no lateral adjustment, The closest the phone can get is approximately 10mm from eye piece assuming the b) doesn't happen.
    b) The second issue is the attachement to eyepiece. It does not allow for shallow eye pieces and the distance between the eye piece and the phone lens is way too large.
    My suggestions initially is that the whole unit can be slimmed down to allow for much closer lens to eye piece proximity. It may be that a redesign is needed for a "universal tag" to be accurate.

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    VinitN1
    VinitN1

    Reply 13 days ago

    Thank you for the suggestion. There are other and more improved designs on thingiverse

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    tomatoskins
    tomatoskins

    1 year ago

    This is so cool! Thanks for sharing your adapter.

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    VinitN1
    VinitN1

    Reply 1 year ago

    thank you please vote for the contest

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    Matlek
    Matlek

    1 year ago

    Hi! I found this adapter a few months ago on Thingiverse, and I have tried it (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2567141). To my point of view, it is a really nice device, very well designed.
    Did you design it? If yes, congrats, it is great ;) ! If no, please credit the author because I guess he worked a lot designing this adapter so it can fit perfectly with any smartphone and any eye piece :)
    By the way, I have made my own adapter based on this one, considerably decreasing its size! I'll probably post an instructable about this!

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    VinitN1
    VinitN1

    Reply 1 year ago

    me and my classmate designed it way back in 2015 which was our freshman university year and then posted it on thingiverse