ESP8266, ThirsDee: 3D printed casing arrived

This was my first take ever at designing something for a 3D printer. Since I didn’t have a 3D printer available with a big enough printing area I ordered it online at And only a few days after my order I received a nice little package from France today. Tada, the cover for Thirsdee, the intelligent plant helper! As you can see from the fotos, the load cell fits nicely onto the box inside. There is even enough space for an ESP8266, the HX711 and maybe even a LiPo. The capacity of that LiPo is pretty small…

Read more about Thirsdee here…

Thirsdee top and bottom case parts combined by the load cell

The load cell attached to the top part of the casing,
together with the ESP8266, HX711 and a 730mAh LiPo.
Now I need just some solering time;-)

The 3D models on

Posted by Daniel Eichhorn

Daniel Eichhorn is a software engineer and an enthusiastic maker. He loves working on projects related to the Internet of Things, electronics, and embedded software. He owns two 3D printers: a Creality Ender 3 V2 and an Elegoo Mars 3. In 2018, he co-founded ThingPulse along with Marcel Stör. Together, they develop IoT hardware and distribute it to various locations around the world.

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