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rainers

Customizable Cable/Wire dispenser

by rainers Dec 27, 2018
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It seems that in the customizer the diameter and width are being swapped and creating a box that does the fit the spool properly. Can you check on this please? Thank you for the design.

Hi Siam3D,
I just checked it again. works fine here..
if i change Reel diameter the box gets increased on the X Axis which is correct.
If i change width, the box gets increased on thy Y Axis (same axis you change when adding more reels (NumY param)
pls check again or contact me via PM so that we can exchange email adr. to exchange some pics and check together.
cheers, Rainer

Try 2 rows and 2 columns. When you do that X and Y swap and box prints wrong. I had to swap the dimensions to get it correct.

just tried it.. works like it should.
The only bug i've found is that i still have the compartment type "Horizontal cylinder X-Axis" in the customizer. this one should not be used as it would totate the wire reel by 90degree, and then there are no holes for the cables.. i will remove it in the next upload..
Are you maybe using that value?

Nope. Did not touch that. Orientation of the slope is correct. If I make 2 cells side by side it works correctly, but if I make a 2 x 2 for 4 cells the dimensions swap and my rolls do not fit. I had to swap diameter and width to get the 2 x 2 to work correctly. At least I know what to do to get it to work the way I need the box to be designed. :-D

i sent you a PM with my mail addr. pls check there..