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Hey Folks,

I am looking for replacement buttons for CPS2 A-Boards, not sure if these can be 3D printed with success, materials used might have to change from PLA to something else maybe, since PLA tends to become brittle if I remember correctly. Unless someone has a source for replacement buttons as I have a few A boards that are fully functional, but are missing the buttons, caps.
 

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I've found the age of the CPS2 has taken a toll on the flexibility of the plastic.

Mine center button cracked free from the body mold, I was able to superglue it back together...
I've tried to avoid touching it since. :P
 

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somewhere in the forums they posted about it with a link to the seller. I forgot where though.

Found it
 
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I've printed a few with my printer. They point ugly as sin and need some slight modifications with a dremel but they can work well.
 

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Thanks Mitsu, I will look into different materials and finishing options. Also, its small enough where maybe I can get them injection molded, I know a couple of guys that have those at home injection mold presses.
 

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The problem with these is there is no flay surface on the model to begin the print so they require a ton of supports. These are definitely better suited for injection molding.
 

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I've printed a couple of these in ABS plastic. They're a pain. I ended up taking the file into CAD and manually adding some support to help with printing. Also simplified the model a little since they had some open areas on the back of the button arms. Just so they could save $ on plastic when injection molding.
 

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yeah, every one of these i've tried to print has come out terrible. I've had some ideas in my head for a re-design that will print well with an FDM printer but I don't own a CPS2 board to test it out.

it's a good candidate for PETG material too.
 

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@twistedsymphony What? You don't own a cps2??

Ok peeps, we gotta get T a cps2 with multi as gift for all the help he offers, he is tremendous asset to the site just like a lot of other peeps on here, so why not.

I'm in for $100, anyone else wants to donate?
 

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I'll gladly pay for one if someone has a good multi candidate A & B board they're looking to get rid of.
 

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@twistedsymphony What? You don't own a cps2??

Ok peeps, we gotta get T a cps2 with multi as gift for all the help he offers, he is tremendous asset to the site just like a lot of other peeps on here, so why not.

I'm in for $100, anyone else wants to donate?
You have my sword.
 
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