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  • Nice case

    posted by rpm4567 on 06/28/2013
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    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:less than 1 day

    Pros:

    This is a pretty nice little case for the Raspberry Pi. The transparent plastic looks good. There are also little markings for the different ports, which is nice.

    Cons:

    The plastic scratches easily.
    The slot on the top for the GPIO cable isn't big enough to actually fit the end of the cable through, so it's pretty much useless. I can only use the case without the top. Even if I was able to get the cable through the hole, the stop still wouldn't be able to close with the GPIO cable plugged onto the GPIO headers. This is just a poor design.

    While putting the case together I accidentally snapped one of the end pieces off. It still holds together, but the fit was so tight that I had to force it to get it on.

    OtherThoughts:

    Good value for the money.

    Bottomline:

    It's ok, but I probably wouldn't buy it again. If you want to use the GPIO cable, then this case is not for you. Otherwise it's pretty good.

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