If you feel the need house a Raspberry Pi in a case, there's now an option to put it in one topped by a 3.5-inch touchscreen display. The unnamed screen-case for the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 is available on Banggood for $15.99, which includes the case, the touchscreen, and a stylus. The resistive 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen fits inside the top part of the case. The touchscreen is fairly basic with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, and is suggested for use as an alternative to an attached monitor. The case also has two holes on the back so that it can be hung from a wall, as well as vents to support an attached cooling fan. But it's not possible to use the touchscreen and a cooling fan at the same time, so you'll need to choose one or the other. The case has openings for all the Raspberry Pi ports, including power, SD Card, ethernet, USB and so on. Reviews of the screen-case combination are positive given its relatively low cost. As noted on the … [Read more...] about New $16 Raspberry Pi case offers built-in touchscreen for the tiny Linux computer
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You know we love the Raspberry Pi, but one of the first things you should do when you get one is find a decent case for it. A good case will keep it safe, keep the ports protected, fit nicely into your build project, and add a little style at the same time. This week, we want to hear about your favorite Pi cases. We're opening the field pretty wide on this one. We know that many of you use your Raspberry Pis for different things, so different cases do apply. However, we're hoping some of you have a few that the community will love enough to rise to the top five. The call for contenders is closed! To see which of your nominees got enough support to make it to the top five, head over to our hive five feature, the five best Raspberry Pi cases! Don't forget to cast your vote for the all-out winner! Let's hear your vote in the discussions below! To cast your vote, follow these guidelines: Follow this format for your vote, including the bold print. If you don't, it won't be counted: … [Read more...] about What’s the Best Raspberry PI Case?
Need a nice-looking Raspberry Pi case you can build yourself on the cheap? Instructables user sandshock shows how to build an oak one for less than $10. You'll need a red oak hobby board, which you can get cut to length at the store for about $3.50. Other than that, you just need some nuts and bolts, and need a power drill with a couple different sizes of drill bit. All in all the total cost is around $8.50, and you can get all the materials needed at the closest home improvement store. For a complete guide check out the link below. Update: Whoops, Looks like we've featured this case before! Sorry for the duplicate post. Oak Raspberry Pi Case for Under $10 | Instructables via adafruit Photo by sandshock. … [Read more...] about Make an Oak Raspberry Pi Case for Less Than $10
If you tend to use your Raspberry Pi as a headless machine, you don’t have a lot of cables to deal with. If you want to get rid of one more, Instructables user grega994 shows you how to build a case with a power plug built into it so you can plug your Pi directly into an AC socket. Grega994 basically hard wires a 5v charger into the Pi, then builds it into the case. From there, he can simply plug the Pi directly into an outlet. If you don’t need the cable and tend to use your Pi as a headless machine, this is a great way to cut the clutter. Raspberry Pi “Power” Case | Instructables … [Read more...] about Make a Raspberry Pi Case that Plugs Directly Into the Wall
If you have a Raspberry Pi and big plans for it, one of the first things you'll need is a case for it. There are tons to choose from, but some offer durability, port access, easy-access to the board, and style. This week we're looking at five of the best, based on your nominations. Earlier this week we asked you for your favorite Raspberry Pi cases, and you responded in droves. We opened the door to all kinds of submissions, and even though these five below got the most nominations, make sure to head back and check out the others. That said, here are the top five, based on your votes: The PiBow Case The PiBow is, by many, the unofficial official Pi case. It's actually a line of cases for the Raspberry Pi, all of which are both stylish and functional. The PiBow Rainbow (also available from Adafruit) was the case that officially earned the nod here. It's crafted from seven layers of colorful acrylic, fits your Pi snugly without rattling, and has a clear acrylic top and base so you can … [Read more...] about Five Best Raspberry Pi Cases