[KyOSS Discuss] Favorite Raspberry Pi case?

Bill Engebretson phil0laconian at gmail.com
Fri Jul 19 10:34:17 EDT 2013


I reread the description of the Adafruit $15 model and they don't recommend
that model saying it's flimsy.  Adafruit recommends their $10 model.


On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 1:24 PM, Adrian Crenshaw <irongeek at irongeek.com>wrote:

> I've got one of these in black:
>
> http://www.newark.com/multicomp/mc-rp001-wht/enclosure-raspberry-pi-white/dp/07W8932
> works ok.
>
> I also got one of those ones that are cut from a sheet:
>
> http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Case-for-Raspberry-Pi-Computer-model-b-with-logo-High-Quality-Case-/321125196300
> ?
> Pain in the ass to get the paper off that keeps it from scratching while
> shipping and a tab on mine broke while I was putting it together.
>
> Adrian
>
>
> On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 1:03 PM, Bill Engebretson <phil0laconian at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> Hello again.  I bought the $10 model,
>> http://www.adafruit.com/products/1326, but they also make a $15 model.
>> I thought I would buy the cheap one to see if it were adequate, and it
>> seems to be.  Bill
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 11:32 AM, Samuel Ward <sdward at eands.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Jeff,
>>>
>>> I am using this Adafruit case (http://www.adafruit.com/products/859).
>>> Would not recommend it. Expensive at $15 and kind of flimsy. Adafruit has
>>> another case (http://www.adafruit.com/products/1326) that appears to be
>>> of better quality and is also less expensive at $10. Another vendor you
>>> might want to investigate is Sparkfun. They have a couple of inexpensive
>>> cases that look promising.
>>>
>>> Sam Ward
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 11:07 AM, Jeff Squyres <jeff at squyres.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Do you have a URL reference for the model you bought, perchance?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 9:34 AM, Bill Engebretson <
>>>> phil0laconian at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I bought one from Adafruit, it's more form fitting, seems strong
>>>>> enought, so I'm happy with it.  The other cases, I haven't tried.  Good
>>>>> Luck.  Bill
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>  On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 9:26 AM, Jeff Squyres <jeff at squyres.com>wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>  I already have one RPi and am contemplating getting one or two more.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> What are people's favorite cases?  I'm looking to use these RPi's for
>>>>>> things around the house, so I will likely want to stash them in
>>>>>> out-of-the-way places:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    - Aesthetics aren't that important
>>>>>>    - I want to provide a little protection to the terminals /
>>>>>>    electronics
>>>>>>    - Doesn't have to be super-rugged
>>>>>>    - Cheap is good, but I'm willing to pay a bit for a case that
>>>>>>    will last / isn't crap
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I have this case (
>>>>>> http://www.alliedelec.com/Search/ProductDetail.aspx?SKU=70231926)
>>>>>> for my current RPi and it's... ok.  It's a little flimsy and kinda big.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Does anyone have a better recommendation?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> {+} Jeff Squyres
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