Ceiling Mount Alternatives.
I currently do not have access to a 3D Printer. But I have high ceiling and want to try 360 with Nolo. Does any one have any alternative options for mounting the sensor to the ceiling? Either bought or made without a 3D Printer.
Use Polymorph / Plastimake / >other brandname here<
It's a thermoplast, i.e. plastic that melts at low temperatures. This stuff will get soft at ~60°. It does not need to be drenched in water, you could heat it with a heat gun or near a flame. You can get it dry before you put it on your Nolo (strongly advised
) It will get hard without cold water, it just needs time to cool down.
I'm currently working with it to create a mount and a gun stock for my controllers.
edited June 2017
Base on what Daley Tech did, I've heard people make a crude support out of cardboard and tape.
I took a small car board box and cut a box like shape out of it with a little flap. Just used big clear tape and bam.
maybe use velcro tape
I'm using Velcro, and it's holding so far.... but it does feel pretty sketchy
edited June 2017
Need to o use heavy duty velcro tape
I just used velcro that I took from a old shoe
I am considering sacrificing a net bag for washing bras and put it spread out like a hammock under the four arms of a ceiling lamp.
I bought some velcro tape at a cloth / fabric selling store, the adhesive on its back is very strong, and the velcro has no problem holding the base station. I have actually just left it in the ceiling for about 5 days now because I now got the Rift.
Screw a tupperware bowl lid to the ceiling. Cut hole in bottom of bowl. Place base station in bowl and then screw bowl into mounted lid.
I used a tattoo sleeve of the kids.. pretty much a sock with a small hole at the end and push pens. it worked but the nolo never works.
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