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#ElectromakerKitsCompetition

Submission closes 25th of April 2020

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Design Brief

Electromaker Kits has recently launched!..with one simple objective:

To get people excited about 3D printing and DIY electronics by providing easy to follow video tutorials.

To celebrate the launch we are asking the community to customise one of Electromaker’s popular 3D printable projects: The DIY Mood Lamp.

Submit your design

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The DIY Mood Lamp

The DIY Mood Lamp is a beautiful addition to any desk, shelf or table!

It is made up of 5 (support free) 3D printed parts and some simple electronic components.

With interchangeable shades and stems which can be printed in any colour, this is a very personalisable project.

We want YOU to get your creative juices flowing by redesigning two key parts of the lamp - the shade and stem. These parts can be as simple or as crazy as you like, just as long as they adhere to the dimensions listed in the designer resorces section of this page.

The top three submissions will also feature on the Electromaker.io website and become available to anyone that wishes to build the project in the future.

Good Luck! If after you have printed your lamp and you wish to make it fully functional, you can purchase your DIY Electronics kit here.

Prizes

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We have got three great prizes from AnyCubic for the top three submissions:

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Designer Resources

Please be creative with your designs however parts must follow these dimensions:

Stem:

  • Height: 166mm
  • Bottom diameter: 102mm
  • Top diameter: 47mm

Shade:

  • Inside radius (to fit LED holder): 42mm
  • Max height: 130mm

The .stl files for the project are listed below and can be download from the bottom of the project page here:

  • Stem - Stem which connects the base to the LED holder & shade
  • Lamp shade - Slips on top of the Stem and houses the LED holder
  • Base - Base of the lamp
  • LED holder - The Neopixels wrap around this part
  • Cover - Cover for electronics

Download STL files

Some tips for printing these files can be found in the video below. You may want to consider using similar settings when printing your redesigned parts:

We look forward to seeing what interesting designs you come up with.

Top Tips

So you want to win a design competition?

Here are some top tips to help you climb up the leader board:

  1. Think about your design(s) in relation to the brief and how best you might best optimise it for 3D printing.
  2. Make sure you download all designer resources so as to ensure you design for the right size components if you are not printing your own submission.
  3. Make sure to upload your design from the submit buttons provided in this page.
  4. Once your awesome design is approved, post it on twitter with #electromakerkitscompetition @MyMiniFactory @electromakerIO @anycubic3dprint
  • 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.