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My 7" 3d Printed Alpha Tablet

userHead anonymous 2019-03-26 13:47:51 16078 Views4 Replies
I used this 3d printed file from thingiverse by sgtsmall.

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

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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.