This is a foldable controller for the NINTENDO SWITCH.
The foldable joy-con controller is made of three parts, the body, the left handle and the right handle. As you can see in the pictures, the handles of the controller are able to slide to the side and then rotate so that the controller takes a minimum amount of space.
I chose to create this idea because it suits the general concept of the NINTENDO SWITCH which is ''portability''.
In fact, this 3d model works with the straps that comes with the NINTENDO SWITCH so it has the ability to have buttons on top.
The controller is designed to be light, comfortable and to have access to every button (including the trigger and the button on the right of the JOY-CON).
The three parts are design so they are easy to print without any weird shapes. The supports on the bottom of the Body are easily clipped right off, this is the same for the handles. (also, i just realised that the body can be printed on its side to minimise the amount of supports which makes it easier to remove the supports and makes the structure stronger)
I suggest you print this in ABS with 90% infill. The stronger the better.
to insert the JOY-CON in the model, simply put the strap in first, then slide the JOY-CON in.
For those without a strap, there is a file made to replace the strap so you still can fit the JOY-CON in the controller.
This project was really fun to make, i didn't even the the hours fly by while resolving problems.
I want to thank MyMiniFactory to host such great contests !