My 7" 3d Printed Alpha Tablet

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Raxx208
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Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:47 am

I used this 3d printed file from thingiverse by sgtsmall.
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3317867

The side and large panel is not needed.

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I had the modify the backplate with a dremel tool so that I could fit the battery in. I removed the piece of plastic around the red box.

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Battery purchased from
https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/cP0wTi6y

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I had to extend the 3 black wires so that I could bend the wires back just a little further, so I combined the 3 black wires together to a thicker wire (thats all I had at the moment). Then soldered it on the board where the 3 wires was soldered at.


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I had to use a longer screw in the bottom right mount to support the corner of the backplate. It did not have any support before.


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I will add double sided adhesive or velcro to the battery and the backplate.

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I know its a little thick. I would like to slim it down sometime in the future once I upgrade to a bigger screen. I know its not perfect but it works for now.
Last edited by LattePanda on Tue May 07, 2019 10:57 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:10 am

Hi Raxx208, thanks for your sharing, looking forward to your update! ;)
Enjoy Tinkering with LattePanda ! :lol:

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Sat May 04, 2019 9:56 am

Actually I am using this case, thanks for that, after I found some to print that.
The mesh of mine is a bit wider, so it's getting more ventilated.

The screen fits very good in it, the advantage that it's thicker is, you just put into the place and it stands.
I have bought 30cm extension cables for ethernet, usb-c and hdmi, so I can freely plug and unplug stuff.

Aren't the sloped sides to be around the screen? On your photos, that looks mixed.

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Raxx208
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Fri May 10, 2019 5:37 am

devzero wrote:
Sat May 04, 2019 9:56 am
Actually I am using this case, thanks for that, after I found some to print that.
The mesh of mine is a bit wider, so it's getting more ventilated.

The screen fits very good in it, the advantage that it's thicker is, you just put into the place and it stands.
I have bought 30cm extension cables for ethernet, usb-c and hdmi, so I can freely plug and unplug stuff.

Aren't the sloped sides to be around the screen? On your photos, that looks mixed.
I don't understand what you are asking me?

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Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:28 pm

Yes, because sometimes the sloped part is on the back on your pictures.

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