AndyMt on Thingiverse shared this computer case for all your 80’s computing fantasies.
I’ve always wanted to have a computer case which resembles the keyboard or wedge-shape cases of the 80ies era. I owned a TI-994A and a Atari ST back then and I wanted to have something similar where I can put a MiSTer board or a RetroPi into it.
I used Blender to design the model. It’s split into several pieces, it should fit a 230x230mm print bed. The side pods and side panels then have to be placed diagonally.
I’ve used a XTRFY K4 TKL RGB keyboard in retro colour scheme.
This is the first release “as is”. There is no back panels for the outputs etc. as I didn’t know where to put everything inside.
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