Yet another 3D-printable DM42 case

Discussion around the Swiss Micros DM42 calculator.
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Analogy
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Yet another 3D-printable DM42 case

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I saw the hinged case that's been posted here and on Thingiverse but I was personally looking for something a little less bulky so I whipped one up that slides on and off the calculator and only adds a few mm of thickness.

Thingiverse link with FreeCAD source file: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4370649
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Walter
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Re: Yet another 3D-printable DM42 case

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Perfect - since there's no need to protect a stainless steel back. 8-)
DM42 SN: 00041 β
WP 43S running on this device

HP-35, HP-45, ..., HP-35S; WP 34S & WP 31S for obvious reasons; DM16L
Analogy
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Re: Yet another 3D-printable DM42 case

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Walter wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 11:31 pm
Perfect - since there's no need to protect a stainless steel back. 8-)
Precisely.

I wish I could figure out a design that lets me store the cover attached to the calculator to help avoid misplacing it. My old TI-89, you slide the cover off, flip it, slide it back on. The shape of the DM42 makes it tough, especially if you want it to be 3d-printable (i.e. no overhangs). Maybe inspiration will hit me.
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