Published on 22nd February 2013 by
Originally Posted by PabloFunkyI like the idea, but im in the catch 22 camp.
If i was to make a wooden case for this, i would have to buy a PI anyway to use as the template for a perfecto fitting and inspiration.
Good luck to everyone who enters though.
Originally Posted by XtrafreshCombatus, the entry restriction, is that shipping only? I live on an Island, and receive shippings from people in the states all the time, so if I were to provide an address in the states and take it from there, could I enter?
Originally Posted by NaThRoWho will be first to include water cooling?
Originally Posted by goultechWhat is the best way to find all the 'Raspberry PI Competition' project logs in the forum? I have attempted the search feature with no success.
Originally Posted by JipaIf you're going to make a case for a raspberry pi, chances are you already have the damn thing. In case mod competitions the winner often wins a case, and iMO that's just rubbish :)
Originally Posted by PranjaNow that I can enter the comp-I have some questions about rules:
•The maximum dimensions of the case are 150mm x 150mm x 150mm (roughly six inches cubed).
Is this dimension of whole case or just it's inside dimensions?
•You need to allow for the various ports to be accessible
Can I use cable extensions?
•You need to be able to mount the motherboard correctly using the mounting holes (these were added on the latest Rev 2 version)
Can I use latches or pins for mounting?
Originally Posted by Gareth HalfacreeQuote:Originally Posted by JipaIf you're going to make a case for a raspberry pi, chances are you already have the damn thing. In case mod competitions the winner often wins a case, and iMO that's just rubbish :)Ah, but don't forget that you get three chances to win the most excellent Raspberry Pi User Guide as well. Why, that's practically priceless! (Okay, a £12.99 RRP. Or £9.09 at the moment from Amazon, 'cos it's on offer.)
Originally Posted by CombatusHi Pranja. Those are the external dimensions of the case
Yes you can use port extensions, so long as all the original ports are usable.
You can use whatever method you want for mounting, so long as you mount it using the holes - so yes, pins or latches are fine. We're trying to avoid people just using velcro and the like ;)
Originally Posted by dancingbear84I thought about this last year, but I'm too lazy to get past the idea stage. I have a plan that would require the case to be in two parts. Is the 6" restriction total length.
Also if anyone wants any info or dimensions I have a pi and can hep with measurements or images, though I don't have any digital calipers I'm afraid. Is the £10 limit for case materials or for everything. For example if I wanted to use an m to f extension cable does that come into the cost of the case? I assume it would but I'd like to be sure.
Originally Posted by jrs77I did a quick model of the RaspberryPI based on the official dimensions given, as the SU-model made by confusis isn't matching the dimensions accurately. Nothing fancy, just the very basics.
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