Machining the prototype case

Once the case design was finished in Solidworks, a 3D printed ABS plastic test part was made to verify that everything fit correctly. After a few minor changes, the aluminum case was machined. Aluminum block being CNC machined into the Soundlazer case   Finished prototype case after sand blasting and assembly   Nice chamfered edge […]


Designing the enclosure

Designing the case turned out to be as difficult as the circuit itself. A modern, “Apple” style case was the goal but with a retro feel. A classic microphone offered the inspiration for this design project.   Classic Ribbon Microphone   The high frequencies emitted by the Soundlazer presented some problems in the case design. […]