If you would like to transform your Raspberry Pi mini PC interface to the desktop computer, the Element14 Raspberry Pi case is definitely worth a little more investigation. Officially launched a little while back the well specified Raspberry Pi case is now available to purchase from the Adafruit online store priced at $49.95.
Element14 have included a handy expansion board which provides an easy-to-use on-off power controller as well as RTC, and a little bling for the case in the form of an illuminated logo in the centre. The Pi case also includes amSATA SSD socket and controller so you can plug in a large storage drive to create a media center or network storage system if required.
“Element14’s Pi Desktop Enclosure Kit gives you the gear to convert your Raspberry Pi into a mini desktop computer! The sleek, minimal enclosure is designed with an expansion controller that plugs into your Pi to give it all the extras you’ve been missing.”
The Element14 Raspberry Pi case bundle includes :
– Expansion board with smart On/Off power controller
– mSATA SSD socket for up to 1TB on-board storage (storage drive not included)
– Built in RTC plus CR2032 Lithium coin cell battery
– Heat sink
– USB Adapter (Micro-Type A)
– 4 x Long spacer
– 4 x Short standoff
– 2 x Screws
– Enclosure (base and lid)
For more details on purchasing options jump over to the official Adafruit online store by following the link below.
Source: AdafruitFiled Under: Hardware, Top News