3D Printed PC Equipment – Keyboard, Mouse, Configurator

Microsoft Adaptive Equipment broaden accessibility and inclusivity for know-how customers, offering adaptive {hardware} in an interconnected ecosystem to fulfill person wants and alter with them over time.

The simple-to-use Adaptive Equipment system consists of a Microsoft Adaptive Mouse, Adaptive Hub, and Buttons, and is designed to empower customers who might have issue in utilizing a conventional mouse and keyboard. After buying the principle parts by Microsoft right here, prospects also can store for and customise 3D printed add-ons on the Shapeways Market utilizing the Shapeways Configurator for Microsoft Adaptive Equipment.

Shapeways 3D Printed Attachments

Use the Configurator to Customise Mouse Tails and Button Toppers

Our staff created the Shapeways Configurator so Microsoft know-how customers might customise 3D printed add-ons like mouse tails and button toppers to suit their distinctive wants.

To entry the configurator, enter the Shapeways Market for the Microsoft Adaptive Equipment to customise core items just like the Adaptive Mouse and any of the three Adaptive Buttons for larger performance, ease in use, and luxury. 

For example, customers can customise the mouse to make their mouse tail thicker or prolonged, or personalize the finger scoop to make it extra substantial. 

The Microsoft Adaptive Hub, paired with the wi-fi adaptive buttons, lets you exchange or increase conventional keyboards. The Adaptive Buttons can be simply personalized with totally different 3D printed toppers just by changing the highest of the button.

Whether or not you might be customizing a thumb assist or a joystick stem topper, you might have the power to create the adaptive accent attachment that works greatest for you by altering the scale, form, or match. 

Are you curious about a couple of personalized 3D printed attachment? Every product may be added to your Shapeways cart after you generate the specified 3D mannequin from the configurator.

After getting totally personalized your 3D printed add-ons, full your order by the Market.

Obtain 3D Recordsdata for Modifying and 3D Printing

Intermediate customers might also wish to modify elements additional on their very own. The configurator supplies an choice to obtain 3D fashions for added customization, out there as OBJ information. This format is likely one of the commonest, and permits for precision in 3D fashions in addition to supporting colour choices.

After exporting the OBJ file into your personal 3D modeling software program, you may as well convert it into different in style codecs which are appropriate at Shapeways: DAE, OBJ, STL, X3D, X3DB, X3DV, WRL, 3MF, STP, STEP.

3D Printing Modified 3D Fashions at Shapeways

When you’ve personalized information, add them to Shapeways by way of Self-Service 3D printing, following these steps:

  1. Log into your Shapeways account and choose My 3D Fashions
  2. Discover the ‘select a 3D file or drag it right here’ space. Choose your items, holding in thoughts that your mannequin may be re-scaled later.
  3. Drag and drop your file, or click on and a dialogue field will seem, permitting you to pick out the file.
  4. The mannequin web page will load. Proceed from there.

After importing your 3D mannequin, a sequence of automated processes are activated to verify for printability. This begins with assessing the file format, ensuring it’s a supported file with an appropriate polygon rely. Discover out extra in regards to the Self-Service choice for 3D printing and printability evaluation right here.

Supplies and Expertise out there for Adaptive Equipment

Nylon 12 [Versatile Plastic] tops the record as a 3D printing favourite, making it extremely suited to 3D printing add-ons for the Microsoft adaptive equipment. Shapeways 3D prints Nylon 12 [Versatile Plastic] utilizing Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) know-how.

Following are the finishes and colours out there for 3D printed mouse tails and button toppers:

  • Pure: Barely tough floor and a matte end
  • Processed: Clean floor
  • Premium: Smoother floor
  • Clean: Clean floor and slight shine
  • Colours to select from: Black, Blue, Inexperienced, Orange, Pink, Purple, Crimson, White, Yellow
Shapeways 3D Printed Attachments
Joystick and D-pad 3D Printed Attachments

Study extra about all of the finishes and colours out there for 3D printed mouse tails and button toppers.

Shapeways and Microsoft proceed to offer a brand new mannequin for personalization and productiveness, recognizing that everybody deserves an answer to suit their wants. Making a true affect means offering everybody with the chance to interact as totally as potential of their work, of their communities, and on the planet.


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