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(I’m writing this blog post on behalf of my students 😉 )
Réplique Enigma is the topic of an academic project we made during our first year at CentraleSupélec Rennes (academic year 15/16). The main goal was to make a “pure” mechanical version, with 3D-printed components ans some reverse engineering based on existing datasheets. This blog presents our first steps towards this 3D-printed Enigma!
We found all the datasheet on this useful German website: http://enigma.hs-weingarten.de/
All STL files can be found on Thingiverse: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1813308
In addition, you will find in the following link a ZIP archive containing all Solidworks files and a 3D PDF to see how to assemble everything: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0ByDt0-mUVk45R3BvcGstb21YUG8
We did not put a license in it, consider it is as GPL-licensed. In other words, feel free to share it, modify it as long as you keep us in touch about your comments, mods, modifications, etc.
- A video or a tutorial to explain how all components are assembled together.
- There is a lot of work to do in the construction. Anyway, we were able to make the LEDs working through our ugly rotors! 😉
- Keeping the blog post alive with other related student projects.
For personal purposes, I’m working on EnigmArduino, a homemade version where rotors are simulated with an Arduino. The keyboard prototype is ready. I’m currently trying to implement an existing Enigma C code and see what should be the best solution to display the solution (it should be a good old LCD 16×2 screen for the first version).
Keep you posted 😉