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Boeing 737 3d Printed EFISv4

This page is split into three main sections:

Parts Guide

Print Guide

Build Guide

Our 3D Printer of choice right now is the CREALITY CR10 v3

Great print & build quality for the price, Silent and Has a bigger Print bed of 300 x300mm. Karl personally recommends it for his sim build.

Karl's Second cheaper choice is the CREALITY ENDER 3 v2. Smaller printer bed of 220 x220mm. But performs excellently and has a purchase price of around $200.

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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 their 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 them really cheap, it can still be backlit by printing the faceplate in white PLA, spraying grey 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.

This design requires a print size of 220mm x 220mm.

 

General Information:

Parts Guide:

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

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Component
Description
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Print Guide

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(1) FACEPLATE X1

QTY:1
Support: OFF
Adhesion: BRIM
Nozzle: 0.2mm
Speed: 30mm/s
Layer height: 0.2mm
Infill:20%
PAUSE PRINTING RECOMMENDED; Base colour white, then change for dark grey

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(5) FRONT BODY X1

QTY:1

Support: ON

Adhesion: BRIM

Nozzle: 0.3mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:40%

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(9) RST Button X1

QTY:1
Support: OFF
Adhesion: Skirt
Nozzle: 0.2mm
Speed: 30mm/s
Layer height: 0.2mm
Infill:100%
PAUSE PRINTING RECOMMENDED; Base colour Black, then change for White

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(13) EFIS Large Upper Knob x2

QTY:2

Support: OFF

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.3mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:100%

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(17) T-ADPT x2

QTY:2

Support: OFF

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.2mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:100%

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(22) Shaft x2

QTY:2

Support: ON

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.4mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:100%

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(2) BACKPLATE X1

QTY:1
PLA Colour: Clear/Transparent
Support: OFF
Adhesion: Brim
Nozzle: 0.3mm
Speed: 30mm/s
Layer height: 0.2mm
Infill:20%

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(6) BACK BODY X1

QTY:1

Support: ON (Touching Build Plate)

Adhesion: BRIM

Nozzle: 0.6mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:40%

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(10) STD Button x1

QTY:1
Support: OFF
Adhesion: Skirt
Nozzle: 0.2mm
Speed: 30mm/s
Layer height: 0.2mm
Infill:100%
PAUSE PRINTING RECOMMENDED; Base colour Black, then change for White

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(14) FEMALE SHAFT x2

QTY:4

Support: OFF

Adhesion: BRIM (to help support the upper shaft)

Nozzle: 0.3mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:100%

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18 Spur Gear

QTY:2

Support: OFF

Adhesion: RAFT

Nozzle: 0.2mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:100%

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(3) TEXT BUTTONS X1

QTY:1
Support: ON
Adhesion: Skirt
Nozzle: 0.2mm
Speed: 30mm/s
Layer height: 0.2mm
Infill:20%
PAUSE PRINTING RECOMMENDED; Base colour white, then change for dark grey

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(7) BACK PLATE

QTY:1

Support: OFF

Adhesion: BRIM

Nozzle: 0.8mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:30%

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(11) Lower Knobs X2

QTY:2

Support: OFF

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.3mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:100%

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(15) TFC Button x1

QTY:1
Support: ON
Adhesion: Skirt
Nozzle: 0.2mm
Speed: 30mm/s
Layer height: 0.2mm
Infill:100%
PAUSE PRINTING RECOMMENDED; Base colour Black, then change for White

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(19) Spur Gear 22T x 2

QTY:2

Support: OFF

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.3mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:40%

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(4) FPV _ MTRS BUTTONS x1

QTY:2

Support: OFF

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.3mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:20%

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(8) Inner Backplate x1

QTY:1

Support: OFF

Adhesion: BRIM

Nozzle: 0.4mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:100%

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(12) EFIS Upper Knob x2

QTY:2

Support: OFF

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.3mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:100%

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(16) CTR Button x1

QTY:1
Support: ON
Adhesion: Skirt
Nozzle: 0.2mm
Speed: 30mm/s
Layer height: 0.2mm
Infill:100%
PAUSE PRINTING RECOMMENDED; Base colour Black, then change for White

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(20) OUTER SHAFT x2

QTY:2

Support: ON

Adhesion: Skirt

Nozzle: 0.3mm

Speed: 30mm/s

Layer height: 0.2mm

Infill:100%

 
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Build Guide

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