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by chb
Wed May 23, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.
Replies: 23
Views: 6035

Re: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.

Hi,thanks for your interest. I am still struggling to get hold of a Pi unit to size up the case to. If anyone could help supply one then you will make a lot of kids (and a few big kids) very happy and grateful.
by chb
Wed May 16, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.
Replies: 23
Views: 6035

Re: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.

Hi Piman, Never heard of these machines, they do look fairly cool. For the Brigshaw Project we are planning to gear up to make thousands of cases, with high quality print and precise cuts. So we need something a little larger in scale that the Roboprint can offer. Initial production run on Pi cases ...
by chb
Sun May 13, 2012 7:06 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.
Replies: 23
Views: 6035

Re: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.

Image

Since the Pi has a big fanbase from the 80's we made the prototypes look like space invaders.

Big thanks to Phill Hardy for these first designs.
by chb
Sun May 13, 2012 6:23 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.
Replies: 23
Views: 6035

Re: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.

http://soundcloud.com/joshstead/farnelp2i http://soundcloud.com/joshstead/brigshawpi2 So last week we were interviewed by the BBC about the RasPi case we are designing. Links are above. I know they say that some people have a good face for radio. I think I have a good voice for lexicography. :roll: ...
by chb
Thu May 10, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.
Replies: 23
Views: 6035

Re: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.

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Hi, this is the only image I have. Don't have a Pi in the flesh yet!
by chb
Wed May 09, 2012 9:12 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.
Replies: 23
Views: 6035

Re: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.

Also had confirmation today from Metsa that this is the material they can supply for the cases. as you can see its premium quality and sustainable:

http://www.metsaboard.com/prod.....fault.aspx
by chb
Wed May 09, 2012 9:09 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.
Replies: 23
Views: 6035

Re: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.

<t>Yesterday a group of us from Brigshaw School were interviewed for BBC Radio Leeds.<br/> Just heard earlier today the the imterview should be broadcast soon:<br/> <br/> "Hi Conrad, BBC have accepted the package should be on at either 10 to 5 or 6 tomorrow or Friday. Thanks for your time and help a...
by chb
Sat May 05, 2012 3:45 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.
Replies: 23
Views: 6035

Re: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.

Above are the images of a RasPi provided by the very helpful Myra. Thought they might be useful to others too!
by chb
Sat May 05, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.
Replies: 23
Views: 6035

Re: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.

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by chb
Sat May 05, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.
Replies: 23
Views: 6035

Re: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.

<t>Thanks for the comments on the project. Regarding "obtaining" a case, I have a few options I am exploring. I think I signed up with Farnell and RS at about 0620 on launch morning....so that will probably get me one in time for Halloween!<br/> <br/> Some lovely people on a mountain bikeing forum I...
by chb
Sat May 05, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.
Replies: 23
Views: 6035

Re: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.

<t>Info from Myra on unit size:<br/> <br/> "With a Raspberry Pi in front of me, I can tell you that the circuit board is 85mm x 56mm and just over 1mm thick. The tallest thing on the top is the USB socket which is sticks up  16mm from the top of the circuit board. The thing that sticks out most on t...
by chb
Fri May 04, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.
Replies: 23
Views: 6035

Re: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.

<t>Thanks for your words of encouragement. I have already been in lots of contact with Myra from the Pi Foundation and she has given us encouragment and approval to use the Pi logo etc.<br/> <br/> The aim is to make a case of high quality and we hope it will become the case of choice for the 1000's ...
by chb
Fri May 04, 2012 8:42 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.
Replies: 23
Views: 6035

Re: Brigshaw School Pi Case: Project thread.

<t>Hi, this thread is to chart the development of what we hope is the most sustainable, charitable and above all usable and affordable case for the Raspberry Pi.<br/> <br/> My name is Conrad Hart-Brooke and I head up the packaging team at Taylors of Harrogate, the makers of lovely Yorkshire Tea.<br/...
by chb
Thu Jan 19, 2012 10:24 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 398939

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<t>For a case that would be cheap and easy as a starter I had a great idea.<br/> <br/> I work in the for a great UK tea company in charge of the packaging team. You can get some really high quality corrugated boards and also polypropylene corrugated board.<br/> <br/> If you die cut them and use a co...
by chb
Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3560
Views: 125673

Re: Introduce yourself!

<t>Dad of two from Leeds, Yorkshire.<br/> <br/> Really excited about this project and the potential it has for awakening the IT skills of a new generation.<br/> <br/> It's funny that growing up (now late 30's!) that I assumed future generations would have IT skills past my own, but I now think that ...

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