Apr 22, 2014

DIY 3d printed replacement LCD arm on high end camera

So, you have an expensive camera and a small plastic "thingy" on it brakes. Replacement part costs 143 $. What do you do? Answer is simple: you 3d print your own replacement part for 7 $.

Raster, the guy who did it, documented entire process on his blog:


3d printed replacement part for the cameras LCD arm



























Source, more details and photos:

http://rasterweb.net/raster/2014/02/24/a-new-arm/

http://rasterweb.net/raster/2014/03/05/a-new-arm-part-ii/

Raster also designed and used DIY 3d printed:

Boom pole mount:

http://rasterweb.net/raster/2014/03/12/boom-pole-mount/
























and matte box mount for (very expensive professional) RED camera:

http://rasterweb.net/raster/2014/04/02/red-rail-mount/
























This is another great example of how home 3d printing is changing the whole supply chain and business models. You can see another example here:

http://diy3dprinting.blogspot.com/2014/01/small-example-of-3d-printing-changing.html