3d printed articulating LED lamp

Prints (1)

Description

Featured design on Thingiverse.com!

Runner up winner of Instructables Plastics Contest!

*** Update (26/09/2017): New thing files added:

- Arms with three different sizes: 100, 140 and 200 mm

- New arm type: mixed arm design (hole at one end and a stud at the other). With this you can extend the reach of the lamp one arm at a time (rather than needing a pair of arms). This may replace the other two types of arms (male and female).

Having good lighting at your desk or at a reading location is essential for your visual comfort and the health of your eyes. Although, it is not always possible to find a lamp of your liking, or that does not occupy much space on your desk, limiting your work area. In this project I show how to make a 3D printed articulating lamp, which can be configured according to your needs.

Possibly the final product will be more expensive than ordinary lamps that you will find in stores. But none will be configurable like this, nor will will let you be proud to say that you did it by yourself! If you have a 3D printer or have access to one in your hacker/maker space, this is an interesting and useful project to equip your workshop and practice your 3D printing and modeling skills.

Adapted from Kenneth awesome Articulating, Wall-Mounted, Magnetic Phone Mount design into an articulating wall mounted LED lamp.

Full instructions at: instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Articulating-LED-Lamp

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Design Files

File Size

arm-female-100.stl
1.14 MB
arm-female-140.stl
1.12 MB
arm-female-200.stl
1.11 MB
arm-male-100.stl
694 KB
arm-male-140.stl
650 KB
arm-male-200.stl
567 KB
arm-mixed-100.stl
933 KB
arm-mixed-140.stl
898 KB
arm-mixed-200.stl
853 KB
bolt.stl
173 KB
knob.stl
320 KB
lamp holder.stl
696 KB
wall joint.stl
625 KB
wall mount.stl
166 KB

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