Punnet - a print at home cardboard case


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by Skedone » Sat Jun 09, 2012 10:05 am
Can anyone mirror lordelph c64 pdf as i think site isoverloaded sorry to ask here
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by E » Sat Jun 09, 2012 10:26 am
Great to see the different evolutions and directions people are taking this in. :) The clear version looks way better than I imagined - I thought it would be all glue and edges. And laser cut and embossed also looks very cool!
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by battletux » Sat Jun 09, 2012 6:59 pm
I've just built the alphs case and it's prety good. Will certainly be building the mk1 for my other pi. The only issue I have however with the mk1 is that the label for the network LED shoud really say "100M" not "10M" as I remember seeing somewhere that it was a mistake on the borads as the ethernet is 100m not 10m.

I may have a go editing the SVG but knowing my total lack of any artistic skills I'd make a pigs ear of it.
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by Skedone » Sat Jun 09, 2012 7:48 pm
On page three someone edited mk1 with that fix and few other tweaks and it looks good, i printed the modded one with raspberry logo and cut out raspberry and made plastic window
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by spacedman » Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:35 pm
I've just printed the Punnet off on clear acetate plastic (which went through my printer surprisingly), so that I can protect the RPi and see all it's lovely insides and the same time. Photos to follow, as I only received the RPi last night and now need to procure a few things to start using it...
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by srynoname » Sat Jun 16, 2012 2:14 pm
did anyone try it with 130g and 190g paper? how does it look with those?
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by srynoname » Sat Jun 16, 2012 3:33 pm
ok, 130 is not a good idea, I guess 190 also not. Can one put 300 g / m² paper in a normal ink printer?
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by Steep » Sat Jun 16, 2012 6:12 pm
Use 80gsm paper and either laminate it or apply an A4 label to the back. Sticky backed plastic also offers great opportunities.
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by nabla » Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:14 pm
I did it with 220g/m^2, went trough the printer well. I think it would give OK results even with thinner paper ;)
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by E » Sun Jun 17, 2012 10:58 am
I would think it would work ok on lighter card, it just obviously won't be as strong, and perhaps a slightly looser fit.
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by doobedoobedo » Sun Jun 17, 2012 11:06 am
I modded it to have a colour logo. Printed it on the thickest photo paper I have. I'm really pleased with the results.
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by b455x » Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:55 pm
honestly, I just made one and it's such a cheap and simple solution!
I think it should be a sticky topic in the "cases" forum! so everyone who is looking for a case will see this!!
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by itbrti » Fri Jun 22, 2012 6:04 am
Awesome little case! I'll be using this until my parts arrive for my case.
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by xziron » Fri Jun 22, 2012 6:52 pm
I figured I would share my successful case using the Punnet (Thanks E)! I used thicker paper so I wouldn't crush it while plugging and unplugging. I asked my son what I should draw on it, and he said "SPIDERMAN!". So the RasPi-derman was born.

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I've got some ideas for a thicker case using a slightly thicker material, but I love how easy to build/use this design is. I've had it plugged running in my L.A.M.P since I made it (About a week ago) and it's hardly warm. It works nicely because I cut the legs of the logo to vent it.

Let me know what you guys think!

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by topbarhive » Sun Jun 24, 2012 12:06 am
My Raspberry Pi Computer arrived Yesterday! YEA!

Here are some pics of the case:

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Great Case,

As you can see, the case was modded to make it just a bit shorter, so the board fits snug, I had to move the Audio, Video, and the HMDI openings, then I added a picture of (what else?) Raspberrys... to the top.

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by recantha » Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:42 am
Just wanted to say thanks to everyone for all your brilliant work on this. Will be looking at it and trying it out later!!! :-)
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by kallikrates » Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:30 pm
Looks excellent, have my grand-daughter's birthday today, but will attempt later. You should see if a cereal company would include it on the packet, like they did when I was a child.

Stephen
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by kallikrates » Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:43 pm
My Pi only arrived today, but just took a second look at the Element14 box it came in. If it was made a little snugger and with perforated knockouts, then it would serve as a case. It's a bit big right now.
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by eeyore.t.mule » Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:44 pm
Got my pi and have been working on a case like this too
I've got a few ideas for decorating it too :)

Just been a mission to find the right card...
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by kallikrates » Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:54 pm
Going to try some heavy photo paper so that some images can be printed directly.
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by Beanz » Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:41 pm
My Pi was dispatched today so after relocating some card from work (dunno what thickness) i've loaded the pdf in photoshop and slightly customised a punnet for myself.

The first thing you'll notice is the nice large emblem on the lid, my plan is on my final case to cut the inerds of 3 of the football stripes out for aiding airflow.

The main thing i wanted to do differently tho was not to glue the lid down as per instructions so i've easy access if needs be to the Pi. So i simply cut the flap from above the RCA Video hole off along the score lines instead, then i squared off the flaps on either side to give the lids flap something to slot into.
The only other thing i found needed adjusting then was that the lids flap slightly overhung the RCA Video hole so i had to cut a semicircle out of that too.

For the price tho it'll do the job just as good as any other case as once its setup i'll hopefully have the plug in a switched socket for powering on/off so will only need access to the SD card.

Cheers E.

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by meilon » Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:56 am
Hi there E,

I have a problem with your SVG version. When I open it in Inkscape, the page is defined smaller than A4 (16.19 x 23.30 cm) and when I try to print directly from Inkscape I only get the left side for the USB and ethernet ports. If I save to a PDF and print from there (using the actual size with latest Adobe Reader), the two 5 cm strips are actually 4 cm width.

How can I mod your great Punnet correctly? I've ordered my RPi yesterday and I'd like to have the case ready for it when it arrives (RS estimation: 10 weeks :cry:)
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by nabla » Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:45 am
Here's mine.
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by meilon » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:03 am
nabla wrote:Here's mine.
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Nice! I like the orange color and the feet have a professional touch! How did you mod yours? From the SVG or the PDF? If from SVG, with Inkscape or another app?
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by nabla » Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:59 am
I just improvised with a pencil and a ruler.
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