En ruggad Raspberry Pi case

Raspberry Pis are great for tons of projects, but if you want to use them outside, you’re going to need a waterproof enclosure. Not happy with what was available, [Jay Doscher] went all out and created the 

Raspberry Pi Field Unit — a piece of tech that looks straight out of the Call of Duty franchise.

Wanting it to be extra durable, [Jay] started with a Pelican Case 1300 — the standard in electronics protection. These come with a Pelican panel mount, so he had some plastic laser cut specifically to fit the panel mount, and attach all of his components. Speaking of components, he got only the best — inside is:

  • A Raspberry Pi 2 with a few PIHATs (permanent prototyping shield)
  • A 10.1″ IPS display
  • A high power wireless USB dongle
  • Weather proof USB and LAN connectors
  • An RTC for when it’s off the network
  • A 12V power supply for running off solar panels
  • DC-to-DC adapters to bring it down to 5V
  • A whole bunch of hardware from McMaster-Carr

He has a great write-up over on his blog, and a fantastic section on lesson’s learned during the build. If you’re looking to do anything even remotely similar, it’s worth a read.

 

 

Släktforskarlänkar
Amiga memories
 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
19 August 2020
Bryggeri
En ESB på gång. Det tog en stund innan jästen vaknade till. Men nu verkar det som det har kickat igång. https://web.brewfather.app/share/8hUa3EEbupnoNy...
14 July 2020
Babbel
Historia
Genealogi
Arkivfynd
En särskild problematik uppstår ofta när arkivbildaren avlidit och de efterlevande upplever "de gamla papperna" i personarkivet som en besvärande tillgång utan ekonomiskt värde jämfört med övrig kvarlåtenskap. De anhörigas villrådighet gäller mindre ...