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MySupercharger - 3D-print your own smartphone supercharger

Discussion in 'Tesla Motors' started by Maddin0r, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. Maddin0r

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    #1 Maddin0r, Mar 7, 2016
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    Hello TMC fellows,

    some of you might know my smartphone supercharger idea I posted here in 2014.

    I decided to "open-source" all the details of my work.
    So if you like, you can now print your own supercharger at home.

    Here is a short "making-of" video:
    [video=vimeo;157979915]https://vimeo.com/157979915[/video]

    Files and further information on www.mysupercharger.net

    I hope you guys like it!

    Greetings from Germany
    Martin
     
  2. cgiGuy

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    You are the man! Thanks for sharing. Will definitely donate.
     
  3. cman8

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    Thank you! Will donate also
     
  4. Maddin0r

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    Thank you guys...

    Post your own superchargers here! :biggrin:
     
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    sweetness! Thanks for sharing!
     
  6. cman8

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    Made one. I didn't have the aluminum rod so I just printed some. Great design. Well done. Next up I will print the inner tesla with translucent red and try and light it up. Thanks for sharing. 814d51bb75cb15b066bca0d208bb9d33.jpg
     
  7. Maddin0r

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    Cool!!!

    Looks great.

    What kind of 3D printer are you using?
     
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    Folgertech kossel 2020
     
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    Thanks Maddin0r! Really like the idea. First Supercharger is being printed as we speak.
     
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    Really cool! Thanks sharing what you created. Also love the video. Have to find someone with a 3D Printer now...
    Thinking about it - if you really want it to go viral - tweet it and see if Elon retweets. Or maybe someone here has an Email contact for headquarters? Think there is a chance!
     
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    For those of us technologically challenged, any chance you can share the plans for the aluminum rods?
     
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    very nice. great job!!!:biggrin:
     
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    I do not use Twitter but registred yesterday and tried to - but someone with more follower/reputation could tweet it to him.
    I don't think he is recognizing me :wink:

    Thanks for your input.
     
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    Yes absolutely. Pm me and I'll send over or shoot me your email and I can email the stl files.
     
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    How long did it take to print all the pieces?
     
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    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1457640241.660783.jpg

    If you print everything with the Zortrax as showed in the video you need something like 18h. Photo attached of a full Zortrax print.

    But!!! Please note: the white parts you see in the video and on the pictures are printed by a service provider with in SLS - far more expansive but way better then FDM.
    SLS machines costs 100.000€+
     
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    Hi Maddin0r, here's my work in progress.

    I use the same Zortrax M200 (awesome machine!!!). Red inlay with ABS (0.09mm) and the white pieces with Zortrax Z-UltraT (color Ivory; also 0.09mm). All parts are straight from the printer, without any "afterwork" (just pulling off the fillers).

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    Looking great from where I'm sitting ;)
    Could make the white surfaces smoother with some thinner, but really couldn't be bothered, since it looks awesome as it is.
     
  18. Maddin0r

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    Great work!

    You can't print thinner then 0.09 mm ... so this is the best the Zortrax can.

    Nice, that there are people really re-printing it - love it!
     
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    Really like the design. All parts fit tight, without the need of glue. I only had to slice a piece of the inner white part, where the cable goes from the foot into the white part. Otherwise perfect design.
     
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    This is so cool! I don't have access to a 3D printer. Any where I can buy it (this, not the 3D printer:smile:)?
     

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