[ntp:questions] Enclosure for Sure Electronics GPS board
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Thu Nov 15 12:37:05 UTC 2012
On 15/11/2012 09:15, Ralph Aichinger wrote:
> I've ordered a Sure Electronics GPS for my Raspberry Pi.
> Like the Raspi itself, it is sold without an enclosure. Unlike
> the Raspi there is not enough of a market for custom cases for
> this board.
> As there are several people here using this board: What
> kind of enclosure are you using? Or are you just using the
> board "naked" (which I would rather avoid, as accidents
> can and will happen, and I am not convinced this board
> will survive coffeespills or similar)?
> If there is a case by a manufacturer selling to Europe
> (like Hammond Electronics, Bopla, Teko) that is a perfect
> fit, I would be especially happy. I suppose for use without
> the DB9 serial connector, I just need to drill a larger hole
> for the mini-USB, another one for the antenna, and a third
> one for the 4 GPIO connections (GNS, RXD, TXD, PPS)?
> Bonus points for a flat (not much higher than the board)
I used a standard-sized metal box - not very elegant, but at least it
provides some shielding (although this is not required).
I also have a second sure board, inside an anti-static bag, inside a
thick black bag (to stop the blue LED's light!). Works fine.
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