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Boeing 737 3d Printed EFIS

This page is split into three main sections:

Parts Guide

Print Guide

Build Guide

These units can be produced on a standard 3D printer bed size of 220 x 220mm.

My 3D Printer of choice right now is the ENDER 3 v2

Great print & build quality for the price and Karl personally recommends it for his sim build.

General Information:

This design came about when Karl took the controls of his own sim pit. Fully functional EFIS panels are expensive, and Karl needed the full operational capability offered by Prosims functionality. This set him out on a mission not only to create a fully operational unit to upgrade his original design but create a unit that can be 3d printed and assembled by anyone at a push of a button.
This design is based around the Liteflow laser etched panel by www.cockpitsimparts.co.uk. This means if you purchase there Efis faceplate, it should fit directly on this working design. This will enable all parts to be backlit.
If you want to print the parts and keep it really cheap, it can still be backlit by printing the faceplate in white PLA, spraying great and removing the paint with sandpaper on the raised text. It's not going to produce pristine results, but it's going to work.
On the other hand, you can print in PLA grey and use a white paint pen on the raised text for a good finish.
This unit offers all knobs with working pushbuttons—rotary switches and encoders.

 

Parts Guide:

12mm Tactile LED Switch

12mm Tactile LED Switch Qty 11 White or Orange/Amber

Min Toggle Switch

ON - OFF - ON toggle Switch Mini

ROTARY SWITCH

1x 12 pole Lorlin Rotary switches QTY 4 (MUST BE SPLINE DRIVE)

PEC16-4220F-S0024 Encoder

PEC16-4220F-S0024 Encoder Qty2

You are going to need the following items to complete this build:

 
 

Print Guide

(1-4) Buttons

QTY:1

Support: OFF

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.2 mm

Speed: 10mm/s

Layer height: 0.1mm

Infill:25%

BUTTONS 10

QTY:2
Support: OFF

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.3mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:20%

BACK PLATE 20

QTY:1

Support: OFF

Adhesion: BRIM 12MM

Nozzle: 0.4mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:25%

FEMALE SHAFT 25

QTY:4

Support: OFF

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.3mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:100%

Knobs 5-7

KNOB (5) QTY 2
KNOBS (6) QTY 2
KNOBS (7) QTY 2
Support: OFF
Adhesion: Skirt
Nozzle: 0.3mm
Speed: 30mm/s
Layer height: 0.1mm
Infill:30%

BUTTONS 11-17

QTY:1 PER TYPE

Support: OFF

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.2mm

Speed: 20mm/s

Layer height: 0.1mm

Infill:20%

BACK PLATE LH & RH (21 & 22)

Support: ON

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.3mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:30%

SPUR GEAR 26

QTY:4

Support: ON

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.3mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:30%

FACEPLATE (8)

QTY:1

Support: OFF

Adhesion: BRIM (12MM)

Nozzle: 0.2mm

Speed: 20mm/s

Layer height: 0.1mm

Infill:30%

FRONT BODY 18

QTY:1

Support: ON

Adhesion: BRIM 12MM INSIDE & OUTSIDE

Nozzle: 0.3mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:30%

SPUR GEAR SHORT 22

QTY 4
Support: ON

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.3mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:30%

BACKPLATE (9)

QTY:1

Support: OFF

Adhesion: BRIM 12MM

Nozzle: 0.4mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:25%

BACK BODY 19

QTY:1
Support: ON

Adhesion: BRIM 12MM

Nozzle: 0.4mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:30%

OUTER SHAFT 24

QTY:4

Support: ON

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.8mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:100%

 

Build Guide

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