February 11, 2016 AT 4:30 am

Working Portal Button #3DThursday #3DPrinting

araspitfire shares:

I decided to build a working 1500 Megawatt Aperture Science Heavy Duty Super-Colliding Super Button to switch the lights that shine on my movie collection.

My first version used a barebones Arduino Uno on a proto-board, but the Trinket is much easier.. Just a bit fidely to get working if you have not used one before.. worth it as they cost so little. Have a look on Adafrute’s website for instructions on programming a trinket with Arduino.

If you want to switch lights on and off, I have used a transmitter unit that works with Klikaan Klikuit units.. they are similar to many other wireless light switches so should be adaptable to other countries.

I ended up modeling it myself, using some 3D files that I found online someplace, that were unprintable..
The 4 STL files print well.. of course they look better with finer layers.

The Portal cube is one that I downloaded from here or thingiverse… it’s a hollow one, and I filled it with lead, then glued it shut.

Working Portal Button

download the files on: https://www.youmagine.com/designs/working-portal-buton

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