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November 9, 2015 AT 12:30 am

Adafruit Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Cases, Boxes and Enclosures

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In case you were wondering, when it comes to electronics, it’s not just what’s on the inside that counts. Enclosures are a crucial part of making! For your holiday convenience, we’ve put together a list of some of this year’s best cases for your beloved electronics that will both beautify and safeguard.


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C4Labs Bel-Aire Case – Enclosure for Raspberry Pi 2 & Model B+: Flaunt your board and wrap it in style with the Bel-Aire Case – Enclosure for Raspberry Pi Model B+ / Pi 2.

The cool hot-rod design turns your humble little Raspberry Pi into a fiery new centerpiece that’s really worth displaying!

This laser-cut birch enclosure has been designed specifically for the Raspberry Pi 2 and model B+ and has been purposely crafted to provide full access to all power ports. The newly revised Bel-Aire case includes a GPIO ribbon cable pass through, highly improved ventilation and enhanced graphic details with a unique two-tone laser finish. (read more)


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Zebra Byte Case for Adafruit Metro Mini: Never hack without a helmet, now you can protect your cute little Adafruit Metro Mini with this chic new Zebra Byte Case!

This laser-cut DIY plastic enclosure is designed to perfectly frame your tiny microcontroller and firmly lock it in with high quality stainless steel screws at each corner. While this case leaves absolutely no wiggle room, there are still a few cleverly placed air vents allowing cool air to flow over your Metro Mini’s surface and exit through the top of the case. (read more)


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PiTFT Pibow kit for Raspberry Pi Model B Computer: What’s better than our PiTFT 2.8 display? How about a custom-designed enclosure for said PiTFT+Pi, in handsome midnight-blue?

The case is crafted out of ten unique layers which assemble to make a strong and attractive home for your precious Pi.
Each layer is laser cut from colorful high-quality cast acrylic and once stacked they securely contain a Raspberry Pi while leaving the primary ports, including the CSI camera port, accessible. (read more)


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Pi Model A+ Case Base – Blue: Now that we have The Single Greatest Raspberry Pi Model A+ Case Ever – we decided to make it even better by adding COLORS!!!!!

Mix and match snap-on lids and bases to form your favorite combinations. Buy one base then match different colored lids to your room or outfit. Or buy all of them so that you can adjust your Pi A+’s case based on your mood, your favorite sports team, or even your aura.

With 49 unique combinations, the possibilities are fun, colorful and (almost) endless! (read more)


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Raspberry Pi Model A+ Case Lid – Orange: Now that we have The Single Greatest Raspberry Pi Model A+ Case Ever – we decided to make it even better by adding COLORS!!!!!

Mix and match snap-on lids and bases to form your favorite combinations. Buy one base then match different colored lids to your room or outfit. Or buy all of them so that you can adjust your Pi A+’s case based on your mood, your favorite sports team, or even your aura.

With 49 unique combinations, the possibilities are fun, colorful and (almost) endless! (read more)


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Anidées Beaglebone Black Case – Black Aluminum with Smoke Top: Now that you have your BeagleBone Black it’s a good idea to protect it. And while our inexpensive practical acrylic case is great for showing off your BBB, you might want an enclosure that’s a bit more luxurious. Luckily, there’s the BBB Case – Black with Smoke Top – by anidées. (read more)


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MagBak for iPhone 6/6S: What we love most about this phone case is the magnetic mounting feature. For those of us who use our phones as a make-shift car GPS, this case would come in super handy. Read more about it here!


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REBEL for Raspberry Pi 2, B+ and A+: We love the literal outside-of-the-box design that went into this sharp looking case from C4Labs.

C4Labs writes:

They said we couldn’t make it happen…they said we couldn’t defend what we do or who we are…the invasion brought them into our homes, but we will master them and change how history is written!

The REBEL is an open-air DIY case that protects a Raspberry Pi 2, B+ and A+ by suspending it upside-down while still allowing for full access to all of the ports and headers. The top platform easily lifts off to reveal the microSD card. (read more)


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We’re excited for the Holiday Season here at Adafruit, and we can’t wait to share that excitement with you! Stay tuned into the blog where you will find new, handpicked gift guides five days a week from November 9th through December 24th, 2015 alongside holiday themed tutorials and builds!


Free Deals

Adafruit offers exciting deals and free items when you shop with us. As of October 13th, 2015 we are currently offering:

Some restrictions apply


Adafruit Holiday Deadlines 2015

Here are your 2015 shipping deadlines for ordering from Adafruit. Please review our shipping section if you have specific questions on how and where we ship worldwide for this holiday season.

The Adafruit Shipping Department works hard to get your orders out as quickly as we can, but once they’re in the hands of our carriers they’re out of our control.

Carriers have been struggling to keep up with the sharp rise in online orders. UPS, FedEX, and USPS all experienced delivery delays over the last few years.

So all the Adafruit Shippers say: Please be sure you get your gifts early! Order as soon as you can! Once you place your order we’ll ship like the wind!

UPS ground (USA orders): Place orders by Friday 11am ET – December 11, 2015 – There is no guarantee that UPS Ground packages will arrive by December 24.

UPS 3-day (USA orders): Place orders by Thursday 11am ET – December 17, 2015 – Arrive by 12/24/2015.

UPS 2-day (USA orders): Place orders by Friday 11am ET – December 18, 2015 – Arrive by 12/24/2015.

UPS overnight (USA orders): Place orders by Monday 11am ET – December 21, 2015 – Arrive by 12/24/2015.

Please note: We do not offer Saturday or Sunday service for UPS or USPS.

Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, Christmas, no UPS pickup or delivery service.

Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, New Year’s Day, no UPS pickup or delivery service.

United States Postal Service, First Class and Priority (USA orders): Place orders by Friday– December 11, 2014 – Arrive by 12/24/2015 or sooner.

USPS First class mail international (International orders)): Place orders by Friday – November 20, 2015. Can take up to 30 days or more with worldwide delays and customs. Should arrive by 12/25/2015 or sooner, but not a trackable service and cannot be guaranteed to arrive by 12/24/2015.

USPS Express mail international(International orders): Place orders by Friday – December 5, 2015. Can take up to 15 days or more with worldwide delays and customs. Should arrive by 12/24/2014 or sooner.

Gift Certificates are always available at any time.

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