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Snap In Power Outlet Socket #3DThursday #3DPrinting #adafruit

2manytoyz shares:

They were a little tricky to mount. The panel must be fairly thin (1.5mm) where the locking clips swing out, or they won’t lock. I made them as thick as possible for strength, and it requires slight prying with a small screwdriver to deploy the locking tabs. See the picture with the orange screwdriver. Once that’s done, the socket fits tightly against the panel. Only the area that the locking tabs engage needs to be thin, the rest of the panel can be whatever suits your needs. I made the rest of the panel 4mm thick.

I’m including the STL file, and the Fusion 360 file. You are welcome to modify and tweak to suit your needs. I have a number of projects that will require outlets, and now I have the template, it’s easy enough to paste it into other drawings.

These are a snug fit, but no sanding was required.

download the files on: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3649482


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