Raspberry Pi sandwich plate inspired by Sick of Beige

in dev boards by DP | 6 comments

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Boisblas tweeted a picture of his Raspberry Pi setup, inspired by our Sick of Beige case. The Pi is mounted on a plastic plate with hex standoffs. Like our cases it’s not fully enclosed, but it does provide some protection from those pesky shorts when the board is placed on conductive materials.

Raspi sandwitch plate inspired by @dangerousproto sick of beige #RasPi pic.twitter.com/ctPwlR9B

You can get our Sick of Beige cases in 13 different sizes ranging from the tiny 30mmx30mm to the Cadsoft Eagle maximum supported 100mmx80mm. All the cases are sold for $3, and are available at Seeed.

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Comments

  1. Sleepwalker3 says:

    I wonder if I can order my SOB case in Beige? ;)

  2. Ian says:

    no soup for you!

  3. Sleepwalker3 says:

    I come back 1 year :’(

  4. Peter says:

    Can anyone tell how the raspberrypi is mounted/supported?

  5. Sleepwalker3 says:

    The earlier model didn’t have mounting holes, so the answer to your question is “Very carefully” !

    The current model (not made by E14, just sold by them and others) does have two mounting holes, they just aren’t on the corners.
    If you have the earlier model you should be able to use a sandwich type arrangement with some insulated materials on some edge of the board to clamp it in a couple of places, though I don’t have one, so can’t tell you where. There are tons of professional cases for them too, though I think most are for the newer model.
    If you can’t sort something, then your best bet would be to hit the Ras Pi forums, as there will be plenty of people who’ve been there and done that.

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