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Paul Hynes
03-06-2015, 13:31
I want to assess the interest in having a machined case made for the Raspberry Pi and Pi dac.

If more than ten people are interested I will approach my machinist to see what can be done without breaking the bank.

I have two interested persons so far today.

If you are interested please state this interest on this thread, to avoid cluttering up Marco's Pi + Pi dac thread or my PM section.

Regards
Paul

marflao
03-06-2015, 15:27
Hi Paul,

guess the "machined case" is some kind of milled aluminium, or? Similiar as here: http://www.adafruit.com/products/1036

Any chance for such a case just for the Raspi 2 w/o the iqaudio DAC?

Cheers,
Markus

Gazjam
03-06-2015, 15:28
Good shout paul

marflao
03-06-2015, 15:32
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Paul Hynes
03-06-2015, 15:36
Hi Paul,

guess the "machined case" is some kind of milled aluminium, or? Similiar as here: http://www.adafruit.com/products/1036

Any chance for such a case just for the Raspi 2 w/o the iqaudio DAC?

Cheers,
Markus

Hi Markus,

Only if there is enough interest to warrant the set-up costs for machining. The case is likely to be fabricated using extrusions with holes milled into the panels/sides to accommodate the connectors.

Regards
Paul

marflao
03-06-2015, 15:43
Understood Paul.
Depending on the price I would be interested in a"Raspi 2 only" case.

The Black Adder
03-06-2015, 15:45
I could be interested, Paul... depending on the design and price of course. :)

guyb
03-06-2015, 16:01
I am one of the 2 people interested mentioned above but thought I would just register my interest here again :D

badsoden
03-06-2015, 16:15
Me too! :D

Canetoad
04-06-2015, 01:55
Me too.

ReggieB
04-06-2015, 22:59
+ 1

Gazjam
11-06-2015, 16:28
What's the minimum production run for the initial stab at it Paul?

Paul Hynes
11-06-2015, 16:52
The minimum order quantity would be 20 off but I rather think this is going to be too expensive after admin costs and shipping are added to the acquisition costs. It would have to be priced in excess of 45. Economy of scale for larger orders will not drop the price significantly as the machining is priced per hole/slot. The actual case has itself has progressive discounts with quantity but this is not going to make much difference.

With this in mind I think it may not be financially viable to proceed with a machined case for the Pi and Pi-dac especially as there appears to be little interest.

Regards
Paul

Gazjam
12-06-2015, 17:14
Paul,
You have PM.