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Re: Packaging

Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:16 pm
by ubergeek63
would it be possible to have production boards fit to a standard case?

http://www.polycase.com/kt-35 family wont hold a credit card but they are inexpensive.

Re: Packaging

Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:20 pm
by liz
Probably not - ports! We'll be developing a case as soon as we can after launch, though, and I can promise you that keeping the cost of that case as low as possible (while having it not be *totally* hideous) is at the top of our list of priorities. For the case, that is. As you can imagine, the Raspberry Pi team's got an *awfully long* list of priorities at the moment...

Re: Packaging

Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:35 pm
by MDC
(while having it not be *totally* hideous)

It doesn't matter if they are hideous, wait 10 years and they become vintage. Look at shell suits or a DeLorean.

Re: Packaging

Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:39 pm
by liz
We hope not to have any of the flammability issues of shellsuits, nor any of the oxidises-and-falls-apart issues of the DeLorean. Mr Fusion would be a nice addition, though.

Re: Packaging

Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:43 pm
by MDC
We hope not to have any of the flammability issues of shellsuits

I never stopped Jimmi hendrix when his equipment was on fire ;) .

Plus they are still seen as iconic of an era.