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20 aprile 2012 / Marco Alici

Me and the RaspberryPi /8


I received a lot of request for the case to allow accessibility to the GPIO connectors.

I think I will fork the case project to let the original version as clean as I imagined.

This is the smartest solution come into my mind:

A simple slot where a flat cable can be slided before you close the case.

I prefer this solution among others especially because it doesn’t upset the design too much and it doesn’t look too intrusive even when the GPIO port is not used.

As usual, the images are renderings made in Blender 2.61 and Yafaray 0.1.2beta.

As usual, I will make this case available for ordering on Shapeways as soon as I will get my Raspberry Pi board to check dimensions.

 

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  1. Cheapest Captcha Service / Apr 17 2013 01:26

    It’s remarkable to pay a quick visit this site and reading the views of all friends about this article, while I am also zealous of getting know-how.

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  2. Hey there, You’ve done a great job. I will certainly digg it and personally recommend to my friends. I am sure they will be benefited from this site.

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  3. Sergey / Mag 22 2012 22:46

    Wouldn’t it be great if the gap for a GPIO shield was located on the side next to RCA output?

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    • Marco Alici / Mag 23 2012 08:52

      There’s a hook over there.

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      • Sergey / Mag 24 2012 02:10

        Which can be replaced with two other hooks: one next to RCA jack and another right after the corner, to the top left from SD slot.

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        • ken / Set 14 2012 06:12

          Actually if you look at the pictures it is right next to the RCA jack, in the picture of the case closed with the ribbon cable coming out the cable blocks the view of the RCA jack but clearly shows the Audio Jack right next to it.

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  4. Eryks / Apr 25 2012 19:40

    When you can buy this case ? and how cost ?

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  5. F / Apr 21 2012 16:36

    Perfect solution!
    I will need one!

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  6. sirroman / Apr 21 2012 02:50

    This is so minimalistic that I wouldn’t mind having this version even though I’m not using the GPIO connector. Good job.

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  7. oj / Apr 20 2012 23:12

    Wow, that is a very simple solution, where the overall initial concept is still intact…I like it!

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