Transparent case for ZX80CORE

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PokeMon
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Transparent case for ZX80CORE

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So I want to present information about the transparent ZX80CORE case made from acrylics.

Here some pics about the ground plate, where the ZX80CORE board is mounted on.
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Mounting is done with screws from white polyamid and the ground plate has threads for these screws.
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The keyboard membrane is fixed with black screws (same polyamid) and all edges are cyrstal clear through laser cutting:
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Re: Transparent case for ZX80CORE

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I will offer this case now complete with all mounting parts for EUR 25,00 / GBP 21.00 for preorders and please answer till end of next week if you want to have one. I will then produce a few cases more and they will be available for latebirds after for EUR 29,00 / GBP 25.00. So preordering will give a discount. ;)
The price is for all parts including drilling, threading and all screws (countersunk bolt) and distance parts in acrylics high quality (laser cutted).

It consists of 5 main parts:
1x ground plate 168,5 x 205,0 mm (6.6 x 8.1 inches)
2x side wall 138,0 x 25,0 mm, 45° bevel (5.4 x 1.0 inches)
1x top cover 168,5 x 114,5 mm (6.6 x 4.5 inches)
1x front cover 168,5 x 28,0 mm, 45° bevel (6.6 x 1.1 inches)
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Re: Transparent case for ZX80CORE

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Hi Karl

Very interested :D
I would like to preorder 2 transparent cases please.

I will send a PM later ;)

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Re: Transparent case for ZX80CORE

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Due to some discussion on the german board, I want to state that the backside of the case is not covered.
The overall height is 25mm (1.0 inches) and there would be needed spare place for the connectors - so I decided to leave this open.
Anyway most people would see it form the front and not from the back and this should mainly protect from dust while allowing a view of the board. ;)
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Re: Transparent case for ZX80CORE

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Hi Karl,

I would be interested in one too. What about the space for the ROM selector switch on the right side?
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Re: Transparent case for ZX80CORE

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There is a drilled hole at the position of the ROM switch to turn it with a screw driver - of course. ;)
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Re: Transparent case for ZX80CORE

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I would be after 2 if possible.
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Re: Transparent case for ZX80CORE

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I would want one case please!
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Re: Transparent case for ZX80CORE

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Count me in also :D
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Re: Transparent case for ZX80CORE

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Me too - PM on the way :)
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