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Layer By Layer – Making Enclosure for PiTFT

In this weeks tutorial, we’re going to build the 3.5” PiTFT and design a mounting bracket. This approach we’ll using the screen mounting tabs to attach it to enclosures. The standoffs are set in front of the screen, making the surface of the bracket clean and non-intrusive. Four #4-40 machine screws are fastened behind the screen. This is a great way to mount components to enclosures without having screws visible.

Check out this weeks project
Touch Pi – Portable Raspberry Pi

Design files are available to modify
Download STLs

Get full tutorial for this project on The Adafruit Learning System
Learning Guide


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