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My SIO2PC Case

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#1 Banquo OFFLINE  


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Posted Thu Jul 6, 2017 10:01 AM

I bought an Atarimax SIO2PC a few months ago and searched all over for a case for it but I never could find one that fit. I tried making one out of Lego and it was sort of ok, but then I discovered that an Atari 2600 cartridge was almost exactly the right width and height for it. I dug out an old game that didn't work (Space Caverns by Apollo) and spent the entire morning hacking away at it with a Dremel. It took some work but I finally got it to fit and I have to say I'm very pleased with the result. Now I can keep it in my game case. ;-)



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#2 orpheuswaking OFFLINE  



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Posted Thu Jul 6, 2017 10:09 AM

I have a homebuilt SIO2PC in a brown a8 Cartridge shell. Love seeing how people case their stuff. 

#3 MrFish OFFLINE  


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Posted Thu Jul 6, 2017 2:05 PM

Here's what I put my Sparkfun serial board SIO2PC device in.


I found an old, small (2.5" x 2" x 0.75") power supply at work with a case that comes apart and snaps back together.


Found some perfect size cable holders that lock to the openings of the case at work too.









Edited by MrFish, Thu Jul 6, 2017 2:29 PM.

#4 Stephen OFFLINE  



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Posted Thu Jul 6, 2017 2:57 PM

Quite some time ago I 3D printed myself a case (I sanded it smooth, I have still not messed with the Acetone vapour method of smoothing out prints):

SIO2USB_1.jpg SIO2USB_2.jpg SIO2USB_3.jpg

SIO2USB_4.jpg SIO2USB_5.jpg SIO2USB_6.jpg


Here's the STL files if anyone is interested.

Attached File  SIO2PC_USB Custom Case.zip   424.36KB   39 downloads

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