deepee
Posts: 12
Joined: Mon May 14, 2012 8:10 am

Imperial Pi Fighter

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
DSCF5183.JPG
DSCF5183.JPG (43.81 KiB) Viewed 10481 times
rear view
DSCF5186.JPG
DSCF5186.JPG (44.45 KiB) Viewed 10481 times
Wiring a bit tight, but fits - may look at 90degree hdmi lead/converter
DSCF5189.JPG
DSCF5189.JPG (49.68 KiB) Viewed 10481 times
Net result - Two Happy Kids!

deepee
Posts: 12
Joined: Mon May 14, 2012 8:10 am

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:34 pm

part two...
booting up...
DSCF5191.JPG
DSCF5191.JPG (57.57 KiB) Viewed 10480 times
Two happy boys!
DSCF5194.JPG
DSCF5194.JPG (51.56 KiB) Viewed 10480 times

Steep
Posts: 145
Joined: Fri May 18, 2012 8:03 pm

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Thu Jun 21, 2012 4:44 pm

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

thexman
Posts: 259
Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 2:18 pm

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:59 pm

Apparently these arn't the Pi's your looking for
one armed controls engineer, my grammar is bad but lets face it most keyboards don't suit a one armed man

Lorian
Posts: 112
Joined: Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:09 am

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Thu Jun 21, 2012 7:03 pm

Red Pi Standing by....... :mrgreen:

Leo Rest
Posts: 34
Joined: Sun Jun 03, 2012 7:24 pm
Location: UK

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:25 pm

Luke Pi Walker... Sorry couldn't resist it. Gets coat orders taxi.

User avatar
mxcum167
Posts: 41
Joined: Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:56 am
Location: UK
Contact: Website

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:30 pm

OPi Wan KenoPi.
Martin www.chez-cummings.com

mraltair
Posts: 43
Joined: Mon May 28, 2012 12:00 pm
Location: Northants

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

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.

Lorian
Posts: 112
Joined: Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:09 am

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:26 pm

R2D2 & C3GPIO

ErdBär
Posts: 29
Joined: Thu Jun 07, 2012 6:53 pm

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:06 pm

May the Force be with you. 8-)

User avatar
extravagoose
Posts: 59
Joined: Tue May 29, 2012 2:51 pm
Location: UK
Contact: Website

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

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
RPi 1: Hostname: Gimli, 500Gb USB HDD, ArchLinux | ARM.
Main Use: Bit of everything - but mainly web server, Network Storage and C programming.

RPi 2: Hostname tba, awaiting delivery.

Tasty_PI
Posts: 7
Joined: Sat Jun 16, 2012 12:10 am

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:45 pm

Absolute quality I love it :)

User avatar
abishur
Posts: 4478
Joined: Thu Jul 28, 2011 4:10 am
Location: USA
Contact: Website

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

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:
Dear forum: Play nice ;-)

wallacebiy
Posts: 59
Joined: Wed May 16, 2012 2:00 pm

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:07 am

Repped

Great case !!

cyrakuse
Posts: 49
Joined: Tue May 22, 2012 6:52 am

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

Fri Jun 22, 2012 7:09 am

So Geek !!!!

NEED !!!!!!

jamesh
Raspberry Pi Engineer & Forum Moderator
Raspberry Pi Engineer & Forum Moderator
Posts: 17554
Joined: Sat Jul 30, 2011 7:41 pm

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

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...
Principal Software Engineer at Raspberry Pi (Trading) Ltd.
Please direct all questions to the forum, I do not do support via PM.

deepee
Posts: 12
Joined: Mon May 14, 2012 8:10 am

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

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.

Leo Rest
Posts: 34
Joined: Sun Jun 03, 2012 7:24 pm
Location: UK

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

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?

jewesque
Posts: 36
Joined: Mon Oct 17, 2011 6:01 pm
Contact: Website

Re: Imperial Pi Fighter

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?

Return to “Cases”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests