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Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby deepee » Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:32 pm

Thought I'd add my own case design - built from a prototyping case coupled to a Star Wars Tie Fighter Plastic Model Kit - Darth Vaders Pi Fighter ;-)
completed
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rear view
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Wiring a bit tight, but fits - may look at 90degree hdmi lead/converter
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Net result - Two Happy Kids!
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby deepee » Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:34 pm

part two...
booting up...
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Two happy boys!
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby Steep » Thu Jun 21, 2012 4:44 pm

That's cool!, feel the Pi luke :lol:
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby thexman » Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:59 pm

Apparently these arn't the Pi's your looking for
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby Lorian » Thu Jun 21, 2012 7:03 pm

Red Pi Standing by....... :mrgreen:
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby Leo Rest » Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:25 pm

Luke Pi Walker... Sorry couldn't resist it. Gets coat orders taxi.
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby mxcum167 » Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:30 pm

OPi Wan KenoPi.
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby mraltair » Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:06 pm

You are part of the Raspberry Alliance and a hacker! Take her away!

Love it! The perfect amount of geek.
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby Lorian » Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:26 pm

R2D2 & C3GPIO
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby ErdBär » Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:06 pm

May the Force be with you. 8-)
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby extravagoose » Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:42 pm

mxcum167 wrote:OPi Wan KenoPi.


Indeed, Pi Gon has taught you well...

Now we just wait and see if the evil Raspberry Empire produces the Death Pi... ok, :roll: I'll get my coat too... Leo Rest, any chance of sharing that taxi? :P
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RPi 2: Hostname tba, awaiting delivery.
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby Tasty_PI » Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:45 pm

Absolute quality I love it :)
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby abishur » Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:57 pm

Darth Vader would have to be mix of Apple and Windows... so an all white outfit that crashed frequently. Lord iVader. :lol:
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby wallacebiy » Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:07 am

Repped

Great case !!
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby cyrakuse » Fri Jun 22, 2012 7:09 am

So Geek !!!!

NEED !!!!!!
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby jamesh » Fri Jun 22, 2012 7:58 am

abishur wrote:Darth Vader would have to be mix of Apple and Windows... so an all white outfit that crashed frequently. Lord iVader. :lol:


Expect Apple lawyers at any moment...
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby deepee » Fri Jun 22, 2012 8:25 am

All those replies, I'm tempted to try building a cheese case. I keep eyeing up my Son's Tie Fighter, but he's reluctant to let me at it with a Dremel, lol.
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby Leo Rest » Fri Jun 22, 2012 7:32 pm

extravagoose wrote:
mxcum167 wrote:OPi Wan KenoPi.


Indeed, Pi Gon has taught you well...

Now we just wait and see if the evil Raspberry Empire produces the Death Pi... ok, :roll: I'll get my coat too... Leo Rest, any chance of sharing that taxi? :P

No problem.... What's the destination?
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Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Postby jewesque » Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:12 pm

Building a kernel ain't like dusting crops, boy! Without precise calculations we could get a kernel panic or overvolt the SoC, and that'd end your trip real quick, wouldn't it?