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* Preorder by external company IDV engineering working with Dragonbox. A minimum of 100 orders is needed, the initial run is not limited to 100.
 
* Preorder by external company IDV engineering working with Dragonbox. A minimum of 100 orders is needed, the initial run is not limited to 100.
 
* It is said that this is the cost of the project, and that its offered as a service rather than for profit.
 
* It is said that this is the cost of the project, and that its offered as a service rather than for profit.
* [http://www.alumeco.com/Products/Plates/EN_AW-7075.aspx AW-7075] (aluminium with [http://boards.openpandora.org/public/style_images/master/lightbox/download-icon.png Mouse gray] or Jet Black anodizing.) (This is a coating atop the raw aluminium that hardens it and prevents corrosion.
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* [http://www.alumeco.com/Products/Plates/EN_AW-7075.aspx AW-7075] (aluminium with [http://boards.openpandora.org/public/style_images/master/lightbox/download-icon.png Mouse gray] or Jet Black hard anodizing.) (This is a hard coating atop the raw aluminium that hardens it and prevents corrosion. Normal anodizing doesnt leave the surface as smooth. The smooth surface will not hold paint, and the type of high grade alu used does not respond well to colour-anodizing in other colours than those offered.) [http://boards.openpandora.org/topic/16608-aluminium-case-being-made/page-9#entry344902]
 
* All latches and notches on the original case design will be replaced by screws.[http://boards.openpandora.org/topic/16608-aluminium-case-being-made/page-3#entry343698][http://boards.openpandora.org/topic/16608-aluminium-case-being-made/page-5#entry344003]
 
* All latches and notches on the original case design will be replaced by screws.[http://boards.openpandora.org/topic/16608-aluminium-case-being-made/page-3#entry343698][http://boards.openpandora.org/topic/16608-aluminium-case-being-made/page-5#entry344003]
 
* Torx, hex or phillips screws is not known.
 
* Torx, hex or phillips screws is not known.
 
* Costs 99 EUR (incl. VAT) A 35 euro service is offered by dragonbox to change cases.
 
* Costs 99 EUR (incl. VAT) A 35 euro service is offered by dragonbox to change cases.
* As a full aluminium case is also a faraday cage that sheilds wireless signals, plastic doors will be made to allow for connectivity. [http://boards.openpandora.org/topic/16608-aluminium-case-being-made/page-5#entry344003]
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* As a full aluminium case is also a faraday cage that sheilds wireless signals, plastic doors will be made to allow for connectivity. [http://boards.openpandora.org/topic/16608-aluminium-case-being-made/page-5#entry344003] This plastic door will be black and could have an antenna engraved on it. [http://boards.openpandora.org/topic/16608-aluminium-case-being-made/page-9#entry344902]
 
* It is possible that an alu case will be offered as an option when ordering a pandora in the future, for the few that are left, if any.[http://boards.openpandora.org/topic/16608-aluminium-case-being-made/page-3#entry343698]
 
* It is possible that an alu case will be offered as an option when ordering a pandora in the future, for the few that are left, if any.[http://boards.openpandora.org/topic/16608-aluminium-case-being-made/page-3#entry343698]
  

Revision as of 02:25, 18 July 2014

Cases

plastic

  • Black plastic or black plastic coated with gray paint.
  • Molded plastic by company in China that is now closed. The injection moulds are lost.

Aluminium

  • Manufactured in Germany on a brand new 5-Axis CNC machining centre.
  • Preorder by external company IDV engineering working with Dragonbox. A minimum of 100 orders is needed, the initial run is not limited to 100.
  • It is said that this is the cost of the project, and that its offered as a service rather than for profit.
  • AW-7075 (aluminium with Mouse gray or Jet Black hard anodizing.) (This is a hard coating atop the raw aluminium that hardens it and prevents corrosion. Normal anodizing doesnt leave the surface as smooth. The smooth surface will not hold paint, and the type of high grade alu used does not respond well to colour-anodizing in other colours than those offered.) [1]
  • All latches and notches on the original case design will be replaced by screws.[2][3]
  • Torx, hex or phillips screws is not known.
  • Costs 99 EUR (incl. VAT) A 35 euro service is offered by dragonbox to change cases.
  • As a full aluminium case is also a faraday cage that sheilds wireless signals, plastic doors will be made to allow for connectivity. [4] This plastic door will be black and could have an antenna engraved on it. [5]
  • It is possible that an alu case will be offered as an option when ordering a pandora in the future, for the few that are left, if any.[6]

3d files

Case design files

  • Can be used to modify the design, and is 3D-printable. Feel free to share modifications with the community.

* License for the Pandora Case Files:

  • I, Dave Cancilier,
  • still retain all rights and ownership an have rights to do anything with
  • Pandora design/files as I wish, such as uploading to a website, selling the
  • files, using them for derivative works etc.
  • It is open for non commercial use, any company/persons using for monetary
  • purposes or for resale must contact me first and possibly pay small
  • royalties, or a one time fee on sales and/or use.
  • By accepting and redistributing these files/design you are agreeing to these
  • terms. If you do not agree, the files must be deleted/destroyed.
  • Regards,
  • Dave

(End of License)