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Old 8th Apr 2021, 1:40 pm   #1
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Default Velleman K7000 3D Printed Enclosure

Hi all,

Just thought I'd share this enclosure I made up for the Velleman K7000 signal tracer kit.

It's a very simple print with few supports needed.

Here are a couple of pics of the enclosure along with the link to the STL files HERE.
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Old 8th Apr 2021, 5:53 pm   #2
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Default Re: Velleman K7000 3D Printed Enclosure

Very impressed!
Knowing nothing about the printing, may I just ask how long it takes to produce the enclosure?
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Old 8th Apr 2021, 6:31 pm   #3
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Default Re: Velleman K7000 3D Printed Enclosure

Thanks! It took approx. 12 hours to print. This could be brought down quite a bit though (about 7-8 hours) by adjusting the wall thickness and the amount of infill used.

You have solid walls (inside and outside). The void in between is fillled with a honeycomb structure (infill), the density of which can be changed accordingly.
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Default Re: Velleman K7000 3D Printed Enclosure

Innovative design and impressive implementation - well done!

Given that it takes at best 7-8 hours to produce we can safely assume that you won't be offering this as a service to Forum Members?

I also know next to nothing about 3D printers but note that you have shared the STL files - I must find out more about these?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STL_(file_format)

I'm aware that some Forum Members are 3D printing radio knobs and other items so don't know if there is scope for a Library of similar STL files?

Where did you source the speaker?
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Old 10th Apr 2021, 2:50 pm   #5
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Default Re: Velleman K7000 3D Printed Enclosure

Thanks for that. I think having a repository of STL's is a great Idea. I have designed and printed plenty of parts for radios and record players that I've restored over the years.

I got the speaker from HERE, along with the kit.

I would also be happy to help anyone that needs their part 3d modeled. I would only need pictures and measurements depending on the complexity of the part.
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Old 11th Apr 2021, 1:25 pm   #6
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Thanks for the link to the speaker.

How about a challenge for you: -

https://www.vintage-radio.net/forum/...15&postcount=1
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