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3D printed part request (for Phantom 3)

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by msinger, May 29, 2016.

  1. msinger

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    If anyone has an idea for a 3D printed part you'd like for your Phantom 3 (that doesn't already exist today), please post a detailed description of your idea below. A few people on this forum have 3D printers (like me) and would likely be able to help make these ideas come to life.

    Here are some of the parts I've created so far:
     
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    1. Dust cover for SD card
    2. Louvres for open slots to withstand light rain drizzles.
    3. Flexible landing gear to withstand hard landings

    Please release the design files so that any one can get them printed.
     
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  3. msinger

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    I don't share my models. Sorry :(
     
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    I'd like to see an easier to install/remove Gimbal Lock without the lens cover, similar in function at least to the original DJI one.
    The DJI is a good design in it's function; the problem is that it's so difficult to put on especially in the field, (removing it is no problem).

    Most of the time my Phantom sits in the case, so a lens cover is not crucial. (I do have a couple of lens covers and use them only when the Phantom is sitting out of the case for awhile, say as in a cool down prep for an IMU calibration). My most important use for the DJI Gimbal Lock for (as awkward as it is) besides securing the gimbal during transportation, is whenever I am installing or removing batteries (which can be stuck and unexpectedly release), or changing ND filters. Especially when changing filters, the DJI Lock design functions perfectly by keeping the camera/gimbal secure and providing open access to the lens while I fiddle with unscrewing and installing different ND filter.

    I wish a new design Gimbal Lock would secure the camera and gimbal, yet provide access to the lens to switch filters,
    and mainly be easier to re-install in the field while in say low-light, windy or otherwise uneasy situations.
    What do you think?
     
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