[Arm-netbook] SPI-based LCDs, 3D printing, RISC-V
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at lkcl.net
Thu Apr 27 13:57:51 BST 2017
On Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 12:54 PM, Hrvoje Lasic <lasich at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Luke,
> How many pcs you have to print/do each?
2000 of the 12x20x24 microdesktop corners
150 of the *THIRTY FIVE* separate parts of the laptop. some are
small but at least 10 of them are 230mm long and around 12mm high.
their shapes are.. "exotic" and quite challenging to 3D-print.
> what is your budget?
about... $5k maybe $10k.
> Have you consider to do plastic molds?
yes. not really practical.
> Have you consider to do molds from aluminum that are lower priced but could
> stand lower number of shots (like 10k)? Silicon molds?
the numbers for this initial run just aren't worth it.
> Where you need to produce it?
preferably here in S.E. Asia so i can QA the parts, but if there were
people i could trust to QA the parts it could be distributed.
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