Selfie Ring Light Tutorial #8: Assembly

This is Tutorial #8 in the Selfie Ring Light Tutorial series.
If you have not yet completed Tutorial #7, you can find it here.

In this final tutorial, we finish assembly of the Selfie Ring Light, and check that it fits on your phone.
It’s not the end of the journey though – what else can you do once it’s all completed?

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Selfie Ring Light Tutorial #7: Electronics

This is Tutorial #7 in the Selfie Ring Light Tutorial series.
This tutorial can be completed independently of Tutorials #1 to #6.

In this tutorial, we assemble and test the electronic components in your project box.
On completing these steps, you will have Bright Blinky Lights! …but you’ll still need a case for them.

The Selfie Ring Light is designed so the electronics can be built and tested first.
(The next tutorial covers the final install and assembly)


This is the electrical view of what we’re building; the Schematic or Wiring Diagram

We’ll refer back to it several times.

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Selfie Ring Light Tutorial #6: Tying It All Together

This is Tutorial #6 in the Selfie Ring Light Tutorial series.
If you have not yet completed the previous SRL tutorials, you can find them listed here.
(Seriously finish them first. You’ll be so
 confused)

In the previous tutorial, you built the back cover of the Selfie Ring Light, and finalised the layout and component placement.

In this tutorial, we finish all the remaining features of the design.

  • Fix the front and back covers in place,
  • Build a clip feature,
  • Drill holes between the covers,
  • Insert and fix screws in place.

Shiny…
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Selfie Ring Light Tutorial #5: Back Cover

This is Tutorial #5 in the Selfie Ring Light Tutorial series.
If you have not yet completed the previous SRL tutorials, you can find them listed here.

In the previous tutorial, you built the front part of the Selfie Ring Light.

In this tutorial, we

  • Create the back cover,
  • Finalise the layout sketch and component locations,
  • Learn some new tools – like Shell and Extrude to body.

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Selfie Ring Light Tutorial #4: Front Cover

This is Tutorial #4 in the Selfie Ring Light Tutorial series.
If you have not yet completed the previous SRL tutorials, you can find them listed here.

In the previous tutorial, you added all the Electronic Components into your design, and jointed them into place on the Layout Sketch.

In this tutorial, we

  • Make some adjustments to the Layout Sketch, and
  • Build a Front Cover component inside the design.
  • Show some useful new techniques for inspecting and checking what we have built.


Feeling happy yet?

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Selfie Ring Light Tutorial #3: Components and Joints

This is Tutorial #3 in the Selfie Ring Light Tutorial series.
If you have not yet completed the previous tutorials, you can follow them from Tutorial #1 here.

In the previous tutorial, you created a Layout Sketch – a fundamental part of the design.
Inside it there was an outline of each component – LED ring, Battery Box, Digispark and Tact Switch.

In this tutorial, we’ll:

  • Insert each of those components into the design, and
  • Create and align joints to fix them to the outlines in our Layout Sketch.

This keeps the components in the right positions.

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Selfie Ring Light Tutorial #2: Layout Sketch

This is Tutorial #2 in the Selfie Ring Light Tutorial series.
If you have not yet completed the previous tutorials, you can find Tutorial #1 here.

In the previous tutorial, you uploaded and organised the electronic components into your Fusion 360 account.
All these components need to fit into the Selfie Ring Light design.

How can we bring them into our design?
How can we position them in a sensible way?

In this tutorial, we’ll start a new design and create a Layout Sketch inside it.

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Selfie Ring Light Tutorial #1: Importing Electronic Components

Here is the beginning of your Selfie Ring Light design journey.
Each tutorial in the series will cover one part of the journey.
When you have completed every tutorial in the series, you will have learned everything needed to design your own Selfie Ring Light.

In your project box are each of the Selfie Ring Light’s electronic components.

In this tutorial, we provide digital designs of those components; the LED ring, the Battery Box, the Digispark and the tactile switch.
You will have accurate, complete models to use in your own designs.

  1. Hooray!
  2. How do I get them into Fusion?

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