Fiber optic cable switcher

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Summary This is a holder to attach two fiber optic cable to a 8mm smooth rod and allow easy switching between cables for optical experiments. This component is part of the Open-source optics project, whose goal is to radically reduce the cost of scientific optical hardware: by the [Michigan Tech's Open Sustainability Technology Research Group]( For similar see the Open-Source Lab How to Build Your Own Hardware and Reduce Research Costs Instructions Print on your favorite open-source 3D printer. The two fiber optic cables are placed within the holder is held in place with a set screw. Use thumb screw from to attach it to an 8mm smooth rod. If you need the base go to Full information here Thanks to Chenlong for the designs. This component is part of the Open-source Optics Library: Zhang C, Anzalone NC, Faria RP, Pearce JM (2013) Open-Source 3D-Printable Optics Equipment. PLoS ONE 8(3): e59840. This is part of a larger project to reduce the cost of scientific equipment using open-source hardware. Read more here

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