kennard11
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Case with LCD screen on it and close-able ports

Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:57 pm

Basically, I want a case with either an LCD screen in it, or with a gap for a LCD screen. And I want all outputs to have an enclosure, so that if there is nothing plugged in that port no dust can get in.

I hope somebody knows what I want and maybe can make one.

Thank you,
~Kennard11
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abishur
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Re: Case with LCD screen on it and close-able ports

Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:06 pm

I think I understand what you want, I also want the same thing (except I want it to be a touchscreen ;-) ) The answer is that no one has made anything like this yet, but it's a worthwhile case. I'm thinking it should be done with some thin aluminum bent to the correct shape. Even a thin amount of aluminum should be sufficient to hold the weight of the pi and a small screen. That said, I think it will have to be something we design ourselves ;-)

Edit: Just noticed what subforum this was posted in! My bad :oops:
Dear forum: Play nice ;-)

cult_hero13
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Re: Case with LCD screen on it and close-able ports

Sun Jul 22, 2012 6:06 am

I wouldn't mind having a machined aluminum case with vents on the underside and/or top, and dust filters for those vents. Preferably I'd like the vent on the top to be shaped like the Raspberry Pi logo.

bljardkungen
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Re: Case with LCD screen on it and close-able ports

Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:10 pm

Do we have a touch screen with .TFT connectors and what dimensions would it be?
Thinking of designing a case in 3D.

Sorry for my bad english.


Stiwhoa
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Re: Case with LCD screen on it and close-able ports

Sat Jan 26, 2013 10:25 pm

Here is a case with a built in screen wireless keyboard and access to all of the raspi ports. Along w a clod able snapping lid.
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/195 ... ry-pi-case

Ianbill1
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Re: Case with LCD screen on it and close-able ports

Sun Dec 29, 2013 5:43 pm

Hi all,

Just saw this post and although I'm 12 months behind, apologies, the company I work for are looking at creating raspberry pi aluminium enclosures. We have done one already and are looking to add these to our product list in 2014. Here is a image of our enclosure on twitter:

https://twitter.com/lincolnbinns/status ... 6383506432

Would love to hear your feedback on this.

Kind regards,
Ian

lincolnbinns
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Re: Case with LCD screen on it and close-able ports

Thu Jan 09, 2014 11:32 am

Hello all,

We are pleased to announce that we have created a Raspberry Pi Aluminium Case/Enclosure.

The case is made of part separate parts that can give excellent access for future modifying or upgrading depending on your needs and requirements. Below is our webpage that'll give you all the information you need.

http://bit.ly/1lB224s

We look forward to hearing your thoughts and comments.

Kind regards,
The Lincoln Binns Team

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