From Sam we got a picture of a camera frame made from MakerBeamXL. The frame stabilises the camera housing when it’s towed behind a boat for smooth underwater footage. The underwater footage is used for Sam’s PhD studies in marine ecology. MakerBeamXL provided an affordable and practical solution, she wrote. Below there is a picture of the frame.
Stefan from ConstrAct made an address sign with built in LED lights. He used MakerBeamXL to create the frame, see picture.
Stefan from ConstrAct in Austria sent us a new MakerBeam project: a GoPro slider. For the frame 600mm MakerBeam (10x10mm) was used. The linear slide, also 600mm, was attached on top. It is driven by Arduino Nano with some additional parts from his 3D printer and CNC mill.
Below is a small video that shows the slider in action.
PCBGrip kits have sold out. Other PCBGrip items show low stock levels or are sold out as well. Currently we do not know when we will receive new stock. We apologise for the inconvenience.
The manufacturer of PCBGrip has not been able to keep stock therefore we are unable to order new items. As metioned it is currently unclear when we will receive any new PCBGrip items. We will keep you posted.
MakerBeam is also very useful to temporarily fix your car window. Anton sent us some pictures to show his improvised window using a MakerBeam frame. He was on the road for the ‘Modell-Hobby-Spiel’-fair in Leipzig where he represented MakerBeam.de (Chartup.com), see picture.
While travelling for this fair he had his car broken into. The car window on the right side was smashed. He made a MakerBeam frame to fill the window space. One side was taped, on the other side some type of glass was put in. The result: he could still make use of his side view mirror.
Stefan from ConstrAct sent us this great project. It is a see through acrylic glass whiteboard made with MakerBeamXL. It measures 2000x1000mm and has integrated LED light.
Below is a picture and you can also find a Youtube video wherein the whiteboard is used.
Alisa sent us this picture above. A coffee table with LEDs inside. MakerBeam black anodised was used to build it’s frame. This coffee table makes for a great eyecatcher.
Below are two pictures showing the build in progress. Plus there is a small clip demonstrating the lights (double click the video).
Stefan Gschroefl from ConstrAct sent us a few pictures from his rotating MakerBeam cube. It looks great.
The rotation platform is custom 3D printed and runs slow. The rotation platform is powered by battery or external power source. It can be used for other things since the cubeholder itself is magnetic mounted.
From Peter we received a great project where Fisher Technik is combined with MakerBeamXL. MakerBeamXL is used to strengthen the model of a windmill, see picture. For MakerBeamXL products in our shop, click here.
Peter researched his windmill model carefully. The model is build in 1:25 and measures 1m30 in height and 1m15 in width.
If you want to know more about his research please visit the fisher technik community website (ftcommunity.de). You can learn more about the project there.
Below is a video of the great project that took months to build.