[Gta04-owner] Status GTA04 GroupTour

Jorge Costa jorge.costa.mail at gmail.com
Sun Jan 1 14:18:28 CET 2012


how about a kickstarter project for this one ?
and another one for the replicant project ?


On 31/12/11 19:17, Bob Ham wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-12-30 at 02:06 +0100, xdrudis wrote:
>
>> I have wondered, how big
>>> a deal is it to produce the same circuitry in a different sized PCB?
>>> Like, for example, a PCB sized to fit in a case that can be 3D
>>> printed? :-)
>>>
>> Sounds like a big deal. I think adapting a 3d case design to the PCB
>> shape should be easier (and then the case would also be useful for
>> GTA02 boards). 
>>
>> But just adapting the existing case so that it can be 3D printed
>> would already be great. I think the problem for 3D printing does
>> not come from the shape of the PCB, but from the requirements of
>> being small and usable as a phone.
> I was labouring under the impression that producing a case for the
> motherboard using a 3D printer was impractical due to the tolerances
> required; 3D printers aren't capable of creating walls thin enough.
>
> However, looking at the manual and inspecting older emails it seems as
> though that problem is limited to replicating the existing GTA01/02
> case.  There seems to be no reason a GTA04 board cannot be mounted in a
> 3D-printed case of a different design.
>
> So, break out the repraps :-)
>
>
>
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