Board stands?

5 posts
by Douwtjeh » Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:17 pm

So I've never made a case for anything, but I've found a very nice metal box that I want to use.
Thing is, the box is slightly too large, so besides cutting holes in the sides for cables, I'll want to have stands of some kind to keep it in place. So, does anyone have recommendations for what to use? it would be best if I could somehow clamp the board into place.

Posts: 3
Joined: Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:13 pm
by Steep » Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:35 pm
Depending on how much room there is, some vertical pieces of plastic tubing with 1mm slots cut into it at the right height? You'll also want something to keep the rpi from shorting out on the metal of the case.
Posts: 145
Joined: Fri May 18, 2012 8:03 pm
by fodi » Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:46 pm
i saw some pcb stands like this on ebay for a few bucks, might be worth it
User avatar
Posts: 112
Joined: Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:03 pm
Location: Hungary
by Mattylad » Thu Jun 21, 2012 7:44 pm
See my reply to this topic for ready made standoffs.
Posts: 98
Joined: Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:59 pm
by alexisread » Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:14 pm
You could use a raspberry sandwich:

with either mounting posts, or just stick the sandwich bottom down!
Posts: 11
Joined: Tue May 01, 2012 8:14 am