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This Atari 2600 joystick is actually a 3D printed Amazon Echo enclosure

Written by David

March 13, 2019

Atari 2600 Amazon Echo Dot Mini 2 3D Print If you have an Amazon Echo Dot in your home and want to hide it away while also giving it a few extra features, well then you can’t go wring with this 3D printed Atari 2600 joystick. Aside from improving the aesthetics of the device, it also works as a passive amplifier for both incoming and outgoing sound thanks to a cavity within the print. While not an added feature per se, the buttons on the top of the Echo Mini are still accessible by way of the joystick. Using some registration grooves, the buttons can be activated by pushing the stick in the appropriate direction. This project is the work of maker Tyler Keller who tells us that he modelled the print on a two-hour train ride using Tinkercad. Printing at 0.2 millimetres took seven hours, but this was […]


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