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A project log for Portable Raspberry Pi gaming handheld

Made from a Raspberry Pi 2 B, a 4,3" TFT screen, a powerbank and a modified SNES controller.

LumorLumor 12/08/2015 at 10:370 Comments

I spend the last one or two months carefully designing the case and i'm finally confident enough about it to make it a reality. I ordered the PVC and Polycarbonate plates from an online webshop and they arived within 2 days. As you can see i ordered 5 of everything for when i screw something up (it's gonna happen).

In my previous post i mentioned i'd be making the case out of polyethylene plastic, however polyethylene turns out to be really hard to glue so i used PVC instead.

Here's a peek at the designs and the materials, i'll share more details later :

Structure plate, all the electronics are mounted on here.

Bottom plate :

Bottom plate and structure plate mounted together :

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