3D-Printed Remote Stand
Jul 05, 2015 Filed in: 3D Printing
My wife's been bugging me to print some kind of remote stand for the bedroom. It's an awesome idea. We have 4 remotes in the bedroom and it seems like we're always loosing them. If we had some kind of caddy to put them in, I think we'd be less likely to lose track of them. I just keep forgetting about it. Although, I am reminded every time I have to hunt high and low for the Apple TV remote to end up finding it under one of the pillows.
I jumped into 123D Design and chalked something up after taking a few measurements. The compartments in the holder are 65mm x 40mm. That's big enough to fit any one of the remotes in any one of the compartments. I made it 100mm tall so the larger cable box remote doesn't tip things over.
I then dropped it into MatterControl and waited about 10 1/2 hours for it to print.
Hey, that's pretty big! See, this is why I went with the ROBO 3D and its massive build volume. You could never print something like this on one of those cheap 4x4x4 printers.
It came out great, and my wife loves it.
It's working out so well that I decided to print a black one for downstairs.