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Adafruit Pi Box - With LCD & RS232 DB9
« on: July 03, 2012, 01:09:00 PM »
I modified Adafruit's Raspberry Pi case to accommodate an LCD screen Lance bought. I'm going to make some other changes as well in the future.

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:26164



LCD could be purchased here:
 nkcelectronics.webstorepowered.com/16x2-Module-white-Backlight-Arduino/dp/B007LO3Y9W
 
 Used four 2-56 thread screws to hold LCD in with. Three hex nuts for each screw was used makeshift standoffs. The same nuts screwed the LCD into place.
 The nuts were from Radioshack:
 radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2103302
 
 This is all sized for 3mm acrylic. With three nuts as standoff, LCD is flush.
 
 Blue Vectors are inside cuts
 Green Vectors Vectors are for Outter cuts
 
 Black should ideally be cut as Raster. I cut at 15% speed, 100% power, 1000DPI in Retina Engrave with laser set to 10mA. This etched deep into the acrylic around screw holes for LCD to allow recessed screws. This is optional though.
 
 Red should also be treated as raster.

« Last Edit: July 03, 2012, 02:33:24 PM by Waterbury »
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Re: Adafruit Pi Box - With LCD & RS232 DB9
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2012, 02:15:36 PM »
That's pretty sick, Ted. Did you write the LCD code and everything? I need to start playing with my Pi, I just keep thinking I need more gear to get it running .