I am interested in making a tablet out of the Raspberry Pi, a touch screen, and some sort of case. Could someone
Please tell me if this touch screen would work &
where to find a case for the whole thing?
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It won't work, in the sense that it wont be portable as a tablet. The screen you mentioned in the link requires:
Input Voltage: DC 11-13 V
If, however, you're happy to have it plugged in, I don't see a reason why it shouldn't work, although I'm not sure how you would get the touch screen to interact with the pi.
Here is another solution
It is rated at 5 Volts, like the Pi. If you can get a battery that delivers 5 V, there is no reason why you can't have this portable.
Charging is another issue though, you would need to find a way to charge the battery, but wouldn't be too much of a problem if you look around.
There is a youtube link that shows the touch screen interface working and is powered by USB (like the pi). These could easily be incorporated into a case.
If you find a case on an electronics website (possibly RS, for example) you can modify it to fit the Pi, the HDMI extension board, and a battery. Then you've made yourself a portable Pi-Tablet.
I saw a link somewhere at work, someone created something VERY similar, powered by battery, however it wasn't in a case. I will try and find the link and show you. Hope this helps. Good luck!
Try looking for boxes or handheld enclosures on Digikey.com
I bought something like this for my pi-tablet which I'm still working on:
This answer is a bit late for you, but for other people who are looking for a Raspberry Pi based tablet, check out the PiTablet at:
It is a 10 inch capacitive touchscreen monitor, USB power pack, and lasercut acrylic case. The case files are open-source, so you can customize it however you want.