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The Button

by Lemm Feb 19, 2017
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how long does the battery last?


I have it in use since feb 2017 and had to change the battery after 1 1/2 years. I pushed the button once or twice a day

What a great project! I can think of so many things to do with this. A raspberry pi sized version might be neat :)

Any chance of getting the raw file so I can do a remix? I need to add some more lights and a few alterations to the cover.

Love the button, but having issue with built in supports...actually, they don't exist on the outer shell of the button. I watched your video and it shows you removing them but they don't print that way and it is making the top look poor. Can you take a look and see if you have the support version please?


the support exists in my stl file. The thickness of the support is 0,2mm. Make sure your slicer settings can handle this.
I can upload a version without support so you can integrated slic3rs own support structure if you wish

It is strange. I use Cura and when I bring it in there there is the circle on the bottom for the built in supports, but there is nothing above it. When I put it into Slic3r the supports are there. Not as familiar with Slic3r but I am trying to use it. Not sure why the supports don't show in Cura (I tried multiple versions too!).

I don't use Cura but maybe it can't handle the thin support wall. Is there an option for minimum wall thickness ? Hope Slic3r works for you