Fgaiken probeholder.jpg
Device data
Manufacturing files https://www.myminifactory.com/object/3d-print-athena-2-multimeter-negative-probe-holder-104960
Software license [ ]
Hardware license [ ]
Project data
Authors Fred Aiken
Completed 2019
Made? Yes
Replicated? No
Instance of Multimeter negative probe holder
Export to Open Know How Manifest
Page data
Type Device, Project
Keywords 3D printing, circuit measurements, multimeter, negative probe holder, plastic
SDGs Sustainable Development Goals SDG08 Decent work and economic growth
Authors Fred Aiken
Kathy Nativi
Published 2019
License CC BY-SA 3.0
Affiliations MTU
Michigan_Tech's_Open_Sustainability_Technology_Lab
MY4777
Language English (en)
Page views 365


This tool is used to hold the negative probe when reading voltages on motor control boards for the Athena2 3D printer. It could be modified to fit another printer setup. The model was created using FreeCAD.

Understanding the market[edit | edit source]

This product is complete and it functions as a negative probe holder. A video of it functioning can be found in the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBmED1PZYD0&feature=youtu.be

Project goals[edit | edit source]

  1. Item should hold the negative probe so that two hands are free to measure motor control board voltages.

Design[edit | edit source]

FreeCAD, STL and gcode files are attached:

https://www.myminifactory.com/object/3d-print-athena-2-multimeter-negative-probe-holder-104960

3-D Printable Parts[edit | edit source]

The entire tool is 3D printable.