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Raspberry Pi4, Pi 3, Pi 2 case with Vents, 40mm, or 30mm fan

by BaudlerArtDesign Oct 8, 2016
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Like the case. Like to see height increased slightly. Very tight to use this case with a DS3231 real time clock, right angle type. Presses on the chip for the clock. There are RTCs that are vertical only and should pose no conflict. If you've installed this type, please post your results.

Purchased this type from Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M105UFC/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I got a few pi "servers" that get hot and this print is perfect! Thank you very much.

Before I print this, I just want to make sure that the opening I see near the fan is for the RPi Camera...I own both the RPi 3b+ and the camera and just wanted to make sure before printing. Love the case by the way!!

One of my first prints for my CR-10S - I stopped by Ace and picked up the M3 screws and put it all together - fits like a charm on my RPi 3+ model B with a 40mm fan. Thanks!

Thanks mate. You can thank the original designer for the PI fit, but I'll take the Thanks for the fan fit. (^_^)

i has try looking same cover but fan inside cover, this is ugly have outside.

I ended up printing a fan cover and it made it look pretty nice. You could always just find a different case that fits your aesthetic liking, maybe something like this? https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1810943

MY FAV PI ( raspberry pi 2/3 case )

I printed a new one of these for a Pi 3 B+ and it fits perfectly.

Sorry for the noob question... but what pins did you plug the fan into?

What egncndr said.

Attached is a pic as close as I could get without taking my octopi apart. (please ignore the fan dust build up).


Given the attached GPIO Pin Layout the fan red wire plugs to GPIO Pin #2 or #4 and the black wire plugs to GPIO Pin #6

Thank you for remixing this, just what i was after for my raspberry pi this will keep it nice and cool.

Can I have the original file for editing ?

This is a remix. The original design came from: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:922740/


Raspberry Pi 3 (B/B+), Pi 2 B, and Pi 1 B+ case with VESA mounts and more

One caveat, I have a Pi3 with an RTC plugged into the GPIO, the clearance inside the case is a little too close for the case to fit even with one of the screws for the fan removed. I know my particular situation is a little unusual, but I'm trying a little tweak of a 5mm vertical height increase inside the case to provide additional space around the GPIO header for the RTC and the screw / nut holding the 30mm fan in place.

Were did you get the fan and what size?

I use pretty standard 30mm or 40mm fans. I've ordered them from Amazon.

I prefer the 40mm personally here are links to the last ones I've ordered:

40mm: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B01JWGY85A/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
30mm: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B013E1OW4G/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1