We dig the sleek lines and satisfying heft of this aluminum case. Handsomely designed and thoughtfully constructed with a built-in heat sink, this Flirc enclosure boasts both form and function. The sides are aluminum, and the top and bottom are soft silicone for a nice and easy-to-clean case that looks great next to your A/V system and also lets WiFi signals through.
Included are rubber feet to raise the enclosure so it hovers underneath your Pi. In addition to a heat sink, small ventilation slots on the bottom help keep the Raspberry Pi running cool. GPIO pins are accessible through the slot on the bottom of the case, and there is no need to disassemble to access the SD card.
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