[Gta04-owner] 3D printed Shapeways case

Lukas Märdian lukasmaerdian at googlemail.com
Wed May 2 20:08:29 CEST 2012


On 02.05.2012 19:58, Christoph Mair wrote:
> On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 12:56 PM, Lukas Märdian
> <lukasmaerdian at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On 02.05.2012 10:30, Bob Ham wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2012-05-01 at 18:06 +0200, Dr.H.NikolausS wrote:
>>> At present, we do not have this.  As I understand it, Slyon's cases do
>>> not fit together properly and so we cannot build a complete GTA04 case
>>> from them yet (has this changed?)  There are also no case component kits
>>> available.
>>>
>>> I think it would be more advantageous to spend time dealing with these
>>> basic problems.  That way, we will have a solid base from which to build
>>> more advanced designs, including designs that incorporate a keyboard.
>>>
>>> Also, I believe we should not limit ourselves to the existing case
>>> shape.  I will say more about that in a separate email to the GTA04
>>> list.
>>>
>>
>> Actually my latest prototype case fits together pretty well and is
>> suitable for daily use (if you use the CaseKit replacement parts like
>> earpiece, vibracall motor, ...).
>>
>> I've done some improvements to it, which I didn't have the possibility
>> to test, yet. Therefore I didn't announce anything new until now. But
>> this very latest version was presented at the Openmobility conference.
>>
>> But still, the very latest (and probably pretty usable) version is
>> available [0] and ready to use. There are a few people out there, who
>> already have one.
> 
> I ordered a complete case and it arrived just in time to show it at
> the Openmobility conference. The outer parts fit quite well, just the
> speaker box seems to have some small problems. I could no debug them
> yet but I'll try to get it done during the next weekend. I will attend
> the Linuxwochen in Vienna on friday and saturday. If you want to see
> my case parts (or anything related) come to my talk on friday at 16:00
> [1] or try to catch me during the two days.

Unfortunately I won't make it to Vienna...


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