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Wednesday
Sep122012

Raspberry Pi - Adafruit Pi Box

I received my Pi Box from Adafruit and immediately assembled the kit.  

I love the size and look of this case.  

PROS:

  • Clear / See-Thru
  • Great Looking
  • Lightweight
  • Compact
  • Slot/Slit for GPIO 26P ribbon cable
  • Easy disassembly for access to hardware if needed

CONS

  • Assembly required
  • The plastic panels all comes with the protective film which I appreciate, but removing this protective film can be a chore.
  • The panels fit together and snap to lock in place; however the panels are somewhat loose fitting and the assembled enclosure can feel a bit "loose".  
    (There is nothing structurally wrong with the design, I just wish it had a tighter, more solid fit.)    
  • The price at $15 feel a bit high for 6 plastic panels that I had to remove the films and assemble.  (Probably due to low production volumes.)

Despite the CONS listed, I really do like this case overall.  There is room for improvement but this is great looking simple little case.  For assembly time, expect around 20-30 minutes.    

You can purchase this case via the link below:
https://www.adafruit.com/products/859 

Here are a few additional photos.  Click any of the images to enlarge.

 

* Raspberry Pi is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi foundation.

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Reader Comments (1)

I agree with the loose fit of the case.. the biggest yet somewhat bearable con

January 11, 2013 | Unregistered Commentercarlyle

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