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#FixMyInstrument

Submissions close November 6th 2018


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Design Brief

Time for another spare parts 3D design challenge! This time, we need you to design spare parts for musical instruments. If you're a musician, you probably know the struggle when an essential part of your favourite MIDI keyboard breaks or is damaged. With 3D printing, there is no longer a need to spend hundreds of dollars on replacement parts. Just design the part and print it!

Design a suitable musical instrument spare part before November 6th to be in with a chance to win a Sindoh 3DWox DP200.

The Sindoh DP200 is one of the newer user-friendly, auto-loading filament and real-time print monitoring 3D printers in the 3DWox series.

About Sindoh

Established in 1960, Sindoh has been equipping and striving for the best. Entering the 3D printing market in 2016, their time has not gone unnoticed. Focused on getting the inexperienced equipped, Sindoh’s user-friendly features are top of the range.

The part should be adapted for 3D printing. It must work on your vehicle and not already exist on MyMiniFactory! As always each spare parts design competition has unlimited entries and the winner is chosen at random, so the more you upload, the greater your chance of winning.

Upload Essentials

  • Two photos - one on plain background, and one next to/ or in the instrument or piece of gear it is from (in use)
  • The brand name and model of the musical instrument or gadget

  • Submissions close on November 6th 2018.

    Please keep in mind that remixing an object by adding a logo will not be considered as a valid entry.

    Good luck!



    Submit your Design

    Themes

    Musical Instruments and other Sound Systems Spare Parts

    The theme of this design challenge is spare parts for musical instruments. Think new turning keys for your guitar, replacement mallets for your xylophone, or even a case for your new MIDI keyboard. Any replacement part or accessory for musical instruments work- and we are sure there are many more unique pieces for your instruments we haven't thought of...

    Once you have the right idea: design, print, test, and upload!

    Prize

    Sindoh 3DWox DP200.

    Rating: ★★★★☆

    Over 130+ Reviews on Amazon

    The winner will receive this awesome Sindoh 3DWox DP200. 3D Printer. The winner will be chosen at random, so increase your chances by uploading more than one design! Just remember, the part must be functional, and cannot be something that already exists on the MyMiniFactory platform.

    Top Tips

    So you want to win a design competition?

    Here are some top tips to help you save time:

    1. Be precise when measuring and designing, as even a 0.5mm difference can prevent fitting.

    2. Make it as simple and easily printable as possible

    3. Reinforce susceptible breakage areas.

    4. Check the MyMiniFactory website before you start designing to make sure it hasn't already been uploaded.

    5. Once your design is approved, post it on social media with: #FixMyInstrument @MyMiniFactory @3DWOX_Sindoh

    • Read and understand the design brief.
    • Thinkabout how you can best deliver a solution.
    • Use the tips and resources provided
    • Explain the concept behind your design.
    • Presentprint, and photograph your design with care.

    Designer Resources

    Struggling for inspiration? Check out out this awesome library of Musical Instruments spare parts prints below.

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