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Tools required

  • Lasercutter (capable of cutting A4, 3mm, acrylic)
  • Flat-nose pliers
  • Screwdrivers
  • Allan keys
  • Soldering iron
  • RJ11 crimp tool
  • 0.1“ header/Dupont connector crimp tool
  • Wire stripper
  • Electric oven (recommended)
  • Deburring tool
  • Spray adhesive

Sub-assembly and prep

  • Jigs (drill & alignment)

Print out and glue to 6mm plywood. Drill at size of hole punch.

  • Temper plastics
  • Drilling & tapping

The bottom of the enclosure is approximately 2.5mm narrower than the top due to it's tapered injection-moulded design. Shimming the bottom edge with leftover 3mm acrylic before drilling should bring the surface to within half a degree of square.

Deburr and tap.

  • Drill out gland (solder & press-fit later)
  • Solder headers
  • Cut & crimp wires (inc ethernet)
  • Programming cable


  • Drill & tap top plate
  • Align & glue top plate
designs/acs_build_instructions.txt · Last modified: 2019/03/16 23:16 by sci