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Questions tagged [case]

Questions about cases for the Raspberry Pi

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Are there raspberry pis small enough to be a smart watch? [closed]

I want to build my own smartwatch with rasbipan, and i want to know if there exist raspberry pis or ardiunos small enough to fit on someones wrist.the biggesr issue for me is height.
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How much electromagnetic or radio interference is caused by a typical unshielded Raspberry Pi?

Most desktop computers come with metal cases, which have a side-effect of blocking the radiofrequency emissions or electromagnetic radiation which is produced by the internal electronics. Back when ...
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Effects of fan vibration on Raspberry Pi. (and ideal operating temperature)

I am using a case with fan to keep my Raspberry Pi which is deployed as a storage server. It has a USB HDD (platter based HDD, not SSD) attached to it. There's also a USB drive (pen drive) to store ...
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Printable case design for Rpi 3B+

I am looking for a proper paper printable case design for pi 3B+. I'm talking about the latest 2018 model. Tried searching for it online, but I only got designs for older Rpi models.
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Monitor GPIO activity to debug possibly broken script

I recently picked up a b3+ and a nespi+ case. The case comes with a power and reset button and provides a script for the safe shutdown and for the most part has been driving me insane. I've fixed the ...
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Raspberry Pi case ventilation necessary?

I have a Pi 3 B+ that I am using as a portable media server, and it can get quite warm. I need a case for it, and I have been looking at a few, however very few of them have any sort of ventilation. ...
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Will a Raspberry Pi 3 case fit a Raspberry Pi 2 B?

I've gotten a Raspberry Pi 2B as a gift, but without a case. I'm trying to buy me a case, but I mostly find Pi 3 cases being offered. So, I'm asking the opposite of this question: Is the Raspberry Pi ...
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Are there 3D data available of the official Raspberry Pi case?

I have a project, where I want to use the official Raspberry Pi case. However, I have to make some changes to it and I was wondering, if the Raspberry Pi foundation made the 3D data of the case ...
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What cooling is the most effective for the RPi 3B+?

I've been doing some research with the new RPi 3B+, but have been struggling to find much information about effective cooling for overclocking. I have seen some solutions such as Heatsinks (small ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B vs Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Dimensions

Thinking of purchasing a Raspberry Pi 3 Model to fit a custom case. Need to know if the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ have the same dimensions. Thanks, Steve
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Raspberry Pi 3 cases and VESA mount compatibility

I'm planning to buy Pi 3, and I was wondering if can mount it to the back of my monitor with a VESA mount? I know that many cases support mounting, but how can I know if a certain case is compatible ...
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Remove USB and Ethernet ports

I'm using the standard Raspberry Pi 3 to make some prototype products, but don't need the USB or Ethernet ports. 1/ Is it a good idea to remove them manually? 2/ If not, is it possible to buy custom ...
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Should I keep the Raspberry Pi 3 model B case opened while it is turned on?

I have bought the Raspberry Pi official starter kit, with it comes the official Raspberry Pi case. I noticed that the case can be opened or closed, but when reading the instructions that come with I ...
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Is it possible to remove the USB ports and others I/O ports from a standard Raspberry Pi 3?

We're using Raspberry Pi 3's as prototypes but don't need the USB ports, as well as some of the other ports. Are they easily removable?
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How can I replace smartphone with a Raspberry Pi? [duplicate]

Let's say I got the technicalities of the case figured out and I'm able to detach a smartphone like the Blu Studio XL. If I keep the beautiful LCD, battery, and tweak the case - how can I embed a ...
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How much clearance is required or recommended for wifi module

I'm making a metal container for to enclose all my components including raspberry pi 3 -B, motor controllers and batteries. I wanted to know if on board wifi module requires clearance or distance from ...
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Accidentally shorted C97 on the Raspberry Pi with a washer

I accidentally dropped a washer and unfortunately it landed on the C97 capacitor. I think that shorted the pi out. The ACT and PWR lights are now solid red and green, whereas it was blinking ...
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Can't fit Pi zero W into Adafruit's case

I bought a package of Pi zero W in here and it comes with a case made from Adafruit, but when I'm assembling Zero W into case I found out there is a piece that bump out at the back inside the case (...
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Rack Mount Case for Pis as Blade Server

Im looking to find if anyone knows of a manufacturer who supplies 19 inch rack mounts for RPis. Im ideally looking to have a blade server kind of setup. Each Pi would be in its own caddy with its ...
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Raspberrry Pi 3 Lego case

I want to build my own case for the Raspberry Pi 3 out of Lego. Do I have to be careful with something so that it works fine? I was thinking maybe it needs some air or vents so I don't build it ...
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How to have access to a USB port from inside the case?

I'm working on making a case for the project SamplerBox. I would like 2 or 4 USB ports of the Raspberry Pi to be reachable from outside the case, like the photo below. But then, how to access USB ...
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Mounting holes of Pi3 same as Parallella?

I am planning to buy a RaspberryPi 3 to get started on that, but wanted to prepare for the future by buying a stackable case. Now I also read about the Parallella and find the idea very interesting ...
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What should be the dimension of the cases that are used for Pi-Zero1.3?

I am using BLE4.0 and Microphone on my pi-zero. What are the case dimensions required?
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Decrease Width of RPi Zero

The Raspberry Pi Zero has dimensions of approximately: 2.6" x 1.2" x 0.2" I need the 2.6" side to measure no more than 2.5" for it to fit into my container. Is there enough "extra" board to where I ...
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Raspberry PI and RFID within same case?

I need to fit an RFID reader and Raspberry Pi, e.g. Into a case something like this: What are the options and possible gotchas here?
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Mounting case or generic mounting board

Generic hardware question. My Pi has multiple sensors wired to it and is functioning as desired. My question, is how can I mount these sensors to something? For example, one sensor I'm using is the ...
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Will the Pi Zero version 1.3 require a new case

The new version of the Pi Zero includes a camera connector. will this require a new case or just taller standoffs and longer bolts to work with the acrylic cases like the Adafruit Pi Protector?
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Raspberry Pi on an airplane? [closed]

Can you take a raspberry pi without a case on a plane, or will TSA or other flag you for having something that looks scary?
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Is the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B or B+ case compatible with the Raspberry Pi 3?

I've got a simple question. Does Raspberry Pi 2 Model B or the B+ case work with Raspberry Pi 3?
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What are the cooling requirements for Raspberry Pi 3?

The new Raspberry Pi 3 has been beefed up from the previous version. Now it comes with a Broadcom BCM2837, which is an ARM v8 quad-core Cortex-A53, clocked at 1.2GHz. I have also seen somewhere a ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 vs Pi 2 power consumption and heat dissipation

I've seen the announcement of the new Raspberry 3 but didn't find any info regarding power consumption and heating. A 1.2 Ghz 64-bit CPU is great but does it draw a lot more power? Shall heat be an ...
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Securely Mounting LCD Display to Pi

I have decided to add a 4D Systems 2.4" HAT display to my R-Pi2B, however before I start mashing down on it, I would like to ensure that it is securely fastened to the Pi. I have my Pi seated in a ...
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Pack a uncased 2.5" HDD with a Pi 2 in one case

I want to pack a Raspberry Pi 2 and a uncased 2.5" HDD in one case. The HDD is connected with a SATA-to-USB-cable. It doesn't matter for me if that cable is outside of the case. I can not find ...
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How should I connect GPIO pins to leads to my sensor in a permanent Raspberry Pi deployment?

I have built a small IoT application that runs on my RP. I would like to deploy it permanently in my home, but would like to formalize the breadboard setup into something a little more durable and ...
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My pi 2 doesn't fit into my B+ case

I have a case for my pi B+ that came with it, and I can't seem to make my pi 2 fit into it. The case is the one that comes with this kit. I'm only confused because I was made to undestand that the B+ ...
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Using a tupperware as outdoor case could mean an static electricity problem?

I mounted a r-pi with a camera module and want to set it outdoors, getting rain, sun and wind. This is a prototype and later I will try to find a more professional solution, but so far I want to set ...
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Recommendations for a case to 3D print: Pi B+/Pi 2

I've looked on Thingiverse and didn't find a case to my liking, and that was after having to sift through all the original cases that were pretty cool. I guess the case designers havent gotten Pi B+ ...
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Paper printable case for Raspberry Pi 2?

There is the punnet paper printable case, but it's for the old version of the Raspberry Pi. I have a Raspberry Pi 2, does a similar printable case template exist some place for this model?
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Has Anybody Built A Raspberry Pi Inside A Mouse Yet?

I was wondering if anybody has thought of putting a Raspberry Pi inside a mouse yet? i.e. wireless display and keyboard and the raspberry pi case is the mouse. Just thought it would be a cool ...
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Case for x200 Expansion Board & Raspberry Pi

There are plenty of cases around for just the Raspberry Pi but I bought the x200 expansion board and now I cannot find a case that will protect the two components while attached to each other. Is ...
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I2C device inside case + GPIO ribbon outside case

I have a model B in a nice prefab case with a slot through it to connect a 26-wire ribbon to the GPIO header. However, I'd like to leave a small I2C based device inside the case as well. I've ...
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How should I mount a raspberry pi model B rev 1

I'm looking to include a pi in a project and investigating ways to mount it into the project enclosure. I don't want to damage the pi as I may want to remove it in the future so things like hot glue ...
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What size screws does the Raspberry Pi board use?

On the model B+ there are four screws that can be used to attach your device either to a base or firmly inside of a case or other enclosure. What is the size of these screws? That is, if you are ...
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Housing and temperature

I'm creating a cute wooden box for my pi as XBMC + webServer. As I want the system to stop using energy when switched off I included the 5v 1a transformer in the case, and put the switch between the ...
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Manufacturer wanted: Raspberry Pi case without SD card slot / protected SD card slot

Is there any Raspberry Pi enclosure (beside self-made cases) that does not provide access to the SD card from outside or does cover the SD card so that the card cannot be directly accesed? Background:...
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How do I get simple lighting inside a case for my Raspberry Pi?

I'm new to the RPi. I'm looking to put a light inside my RPi case for a glow effect. But since I'm not an electronics guy, I have no idea what kind of an LED I can use and where to put it inside the ...
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Alternative ways of attaching power to a RPi

I found a nice metal case to house a Raspberry Pi for a project. It has near-perfect dimensions and properties, but it lacks space to attach a power supply via Micro USB. I think the main USB ports ...
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Additional USB ports for a consumer product?

We are in need of a single-board computer platform capable of running Linux and several concurrent processes for a consumer product. Our background is in software development and the quantity of ...
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Power a Pi from a hard drive enclosure?

I want to build a very small Pi case including a 2TB hard drive, with only a single power cable for both the drive and the Pi. It looks like a good option is an enclosure such as this, designed for ...
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How to protect RPi camera from ESD?

It has been told, that official Raspberry Pi camera is very sensitive to electro static discharge (ESD). Actually camera is pretty naked, so I believe that this is true. I was working with Arduino, ...