Vega – The 3D-printed LED lit Xmas Star

With Imaginative Instruments 3D-printable Vega Xmas Star we want to honor the winners of The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014.

Devoid of the hard and tenacious get the job done of Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura, today we wouldn’t have efficient LED lights or High definition flatscreen tv sets, desktops and mobile devices.

The 3D-documents for Imaginative Instruments 3D-printable Vega Xmas Star are consequently built to enclose a standard and typically accessible LED gentle strip.

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Modular 5-pointed star manufactured of 5 identical parts
Short segments of one.seventy five mm filament keep the parts collectively (no glue demanded!)
Air flow holes give cooling airflow
Wall-mount provided for horizontal or vertical attachment
Wall-mount permits cable rotation adjustment to very easily align star parallel to wall or window.
Tailored for LED strips eight x three x a thousand mm (twelve V, .5 A).


We have properly applied this star with standard low-electricity LED strips for indoor use. Remember to refer to the your LED gentle resource manual and adhere to all protection guidelines.

PRINT Options

We endorse 3D-print operators to use transparent PLA plastic filament. Two (2) shells/perimeters are ample for toughness. For more rapidly prints “rough” resolution at .three or .four can be applied and there is no require for infill. You can print at zero () percent infill. Switch off aid buildings. The prime part of the star segments are shut mechanically through “bridging”. These options are for filament-primarily based FFF-3D-printers only.

Substance Use

Around 70 grams of filament in complete. Considering that the structure does not require aid buildings, no material is wasted.

MAKE IT IN Colour!

You can 3D-print in different plastic filament colours. The modular suggestions of the star also make it possible for for variations in color for every suggestion. Colour variations can also be attained by working with LED gentle strips with an RGB color manage.

About this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics

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