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majic79

Switch Joycon dual angle customizable support bracket

by majic79 May 21, 2017
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For both orientations the charger should be able to plug in?

Yes, the total width of the Switch with the charge lead is around 127mm. The bracket defaults to 130mm, and sits a couple of mm below the top edge of the Switch. You could extend it if you want to allow more clearance

Thanks for the response! I'll probably print this pretty soon.

Awesome, please share some pictures when you do!

Well, I printed it (will probably post a picture within this week). I put some supports underneath the sliding bar and it took around 4 hours chipping it with a screwdriver to remove them. After I got it to work, they've worked flawlessly in the 2 angles with the charger. Thanks for your work on this model!

Thanks for the feedback - it's the big problem with the design - to get it to work, the printer has to print in thin air, something FDM printers don't do well without support! I think it would work well with a dual head extruder and a soluble support material, and I will look at alternatives to get slic3r to bridge properly. Which slicing engine did you use? I've not got on well with Cura (friends of mine have) and I tend to favour Slic3r (but it's a bit long in the tooth and it looks like they've missed the release date for the next version)

I use the FlashForge slicing program since I printed on a Flash Finder printer. I know for sure printing without supports wouldn't be a problem based on the stability of the sliding bar. I'm probably going to protect one for my friend tomorrow so I'll follow up on what are the best settings for a Flash Finder.