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Pi Command Center

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Pi Command Center by adafruit Dec 23, 2012

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With four 3D printers (so far) in-house, a new staff member from the heart of the 3D community, and #3dthursday, Adafruit has started getting into desktop 3D printing in a big way, especially where these fabrication tools interface with electronics!

Desktop 3D printers excel in the creation of custom enclosures for compact, dedicated electronics projects. We had seen Jason Welsh's outstanding Folding Arduino Lab (http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:32839) when it launched this past fall and reached out to him with a special challenge -- to create a practical, modular case for the Raspberry Pi to share with our community!

Jason Welsh who created this design can be found on thingiverse at http://www.thingiverse.com/jasonwelsh, check out his other designs there. He also operates a youtube channel where he instructs many in the field of 3D Modeling, Design and Electronics, which can be found here http://www.youtube.com/cannedmushrooms. He invites you to come on by anytime and learn some new tricks.

Jason Welsh: “I hope this design helps you expand your imagination and guides you in all manner of nerdy ways while dishing out your Pi.”

When sharing this thing please attribute project to Jason Welsh in addition to citing Adafruit per the license selected!

Instructions

For a rundown on the design watch this video:
http://youtu.be/zxPQQ1B_hx8

And here are instructions to build the unit:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cySHaPx8hU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1o_2qBVnIIc

Many members of the Adafruit community will be printing this object and sharing their feedback -- so check back here for latest updates for tweaks to the design files and assembly tips.

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What a fantastic project! Any plans for a Pi B+ version?

What a fantastic project! Any plans for a Pi B+ version?

Would be cool if there was a add on for a case to house a screen for the pi

Pretty neat looking. Looks like a spaceship. Would be kewl to see with LEDs and EL wire lighting it up.

I saw the videos. Didn't see the link on how to make the rivet rods.

Otherwise, great project! Can't wait to get started on it.

An excellent design. I hope you are able to publish this one to NERDITORIUM's Etsy site as you have done for your foldable Arduino case. Keep up the great work!

A great team up no doubt, it was great working with adafruit on this design. I printed like 3 of these already and I'm working on a kids version of the Pi ages 3-5 for the OS build. Hope you enjoy! BTW it looks like a tough build but its real easy, just make sure you watch the videos.

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