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Pi Square Raspberry Pi EnclosureMCM Part #: 83-14272  |  Bud Industries Part #: PS11591

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These patent pending enclosures are designed for use with the **Raspberry Pi microcomputer (not supplied) and to accommodate changes in component location on the board as well as the potential addition of components . The enclosures provide protection, flexibility and ease of access to all components with quick snap-in installation. The round version has a twist-lock cover and a central wiring access hub with cable management. The rectangular version is open on all four sides for direct access.

Product Description

Design Features

  • Available in two affordable styles -- The PI Sandwich and The PI Plate
  • Designed to accept current version of Raspberry PI microcomputer
  • Accommodate changes in component relocation on the PCB as well as the potential addition of components
  • Geared for hobbyist and students to allow ease of access while experimenting
  • Easy snap-in installation of PCB
  • Made of durable and impact resistant ABS with attractive translucent raspberry color
  • Patents (61/613,970 and 61/613,967) pending for both enclosures
The PI Sandwich
  • This is a rectangular version and consists of two identical halves that fit together
  • It has windows on four sides for direct access to components
  • Windows have built-in slots to accept user supplied cover panels
  • Well suited for users who frequently connect and disconnect from the PCB ports
  • Optional silicone band will be available in future for covering windows and allowing user to easily create custom cutouts
The PI Plate
  • This is a round version and consists of a base plate and an easy on/off twist-lock cover
  • Well suited for desktop users
  • Ideal for users who need frequent access to the GPIO Headers (auxiliary 26 pins)
  • Four posts allow snap-in assembly of the PCB
  • This version fully encloses all components without the need for any cutouts (Right angle connector may be required for HDMI and USB ports, alternatively you may want to remove the computer from the clips and let it “float” inside the enclosure. Click here for details)
  • Centrally located access hub with integral cable management feature
** Raspberry Pi is a trademark of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.
Catalog Number Style Drawings External Dimensions Inch / [mm] Internal Dimensions Inch / [mm]
Length Width Height Length Width Height Weight Ozs.
PS-11591 PI Sandwich 5.12 [130] 3.35 [85] 2.52 [64] 4.96 [126] 3.19 [81] 2.36 [60] 4
PP-11593 PI Plate 6.35 [161.2] 6.35 [161.2] 2.56 [65.0] 6.13 [155.7] 6.13 [155.7] 1.50 [38.0] 6

Product Reviews

  • "Poor case design" by gdsmit1 on 8/1/2013
    Overall: 2 out of 5
    Value:
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    I received one of these cases with my Raspberry Pi bundle. Initially it appeared to be a great design. Each side of the case is open to allow all cables to be routed out any side. Unfortunately this doesn't work in practice. The board is held in place by 4 fingers that press in on the side of the board. Putting in any cables causes the board to pop loose from the supports. Do yourself a favor and get a different case.

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Package Specifications & Dimensions
Weight:0.224 lbs.
Hazardous:No
RoHS Comp:Yes
Warranty:365 days
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Length:5.5 in.
Width:3.5 in.
Height:2.5 in.
Shipping Information
Extra Shipping Charge:No
Drop Ship:No
Catalog Pages
Catalog/Page:

MCM Cat 56, Page 330

Mfr. Info

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Mfr. Name:Bud Industries
Mfr. Part Number:PS11591