By T Baden, based on the “Searcher” by T Marzullo, Backyard Brains.
A 3-D printable micropositioning device (“manipulator”) based on 3 increasingly small chassis elements that slide inside each other. Positioning is guided by M4 screws which can be manually controlled, or driven by continuous rotation servos. The accuracy is in the order of 10s of microns.
- Stl and OpenSCAD files plus project description (Thingiverse)
- Assembly Instructions
- Joystick control Arduino chassis (for motorised version)
- Instructions for motorising the manipulator