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Pi Pan: A Raspberry Pi Case with Options

A project in Shawnee, KS by AVIES Tech

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Pi Pan is our Raspberry Pi case that features a variety of lids and mounting brackets to fit a variety of uses. Student discounts!
Backers: 165
Average Pledge Per Backer: $48

Funded: $7,965 of $1,800
Dates: Dec 1st -> Dec 17th (17 days)
Project By: AVIES Tech
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Latest News

Camera Module and Camera Enclosure

August 2nd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Wrapping Up Pi Pan

January 23rd - via:
Almost all rewards have shipped, please let us know if you did not get an e-mailed invoice with tracking information. There are a few people who didn't respond to the survey...this is how we get your mailing address so you must fill it out! If you... (Read More)

Final Product and Holiday Shipping

December 19th - via:
The first batch of cases came in, everything fits together and the powder coat came out great. All holiday arrival cases shipped yesterday, let me know if you didn't get an email with your invoice and tracking number. If you missed the Kickstarter... (Read More)

Case Limitations and Pi Testing

December 14th - via:
There have been a few questions about compatibility when it comes to earlier versions of the Raspberry Pi. I would just like to stress that Pi Pan is a metal case, so you must secure your Pi with screws to the standoffs. If you don't, you could... (Read More)

Production Update

December 12th - via:
Production is underway and things are moving along just as planned. I manged to get a few pictures of the base in production last night. They start at the folding process and take you through deburring and hardware installation.  (Read More)

Packing Materials

December 11th - via:
Almost everything needed to ship has arrived, below is a picture of how your Pi Pan will be packaged. They come assembled for maximum strength during shipping. If you ordered a Raspberry Pi and Pan combo, your Pi will also be installed in the case.... (Read More)

Funding News and Third Prototype Pics!!!!

December 7th - via:
We appreciate all the support and congratulations to our future Pi Pan owners. Our goal is to provide an adaptable case at a reasonable price. We could not have done it with out you. Thanks for backing and we look forward to any feedback you can... (Read More)

GPIO Notch

December 5th - via:
The picture below should help provide a rough estimate of what the GPIO notch looks like. We decreased the notch height just a bit to maintain lid strength. Drawings of our mounting solutions are coming soon!  (Read More)

Dimensions Finalized

December 4th - via:
Today we made final adjustments to the base and new notch in the standard lid. As stated in update number one, our original plan was to have the notch large enough to use "any" 26-pin connector, with or without stress relief. We decided to change the... (Read More)

Second Prototype Finished!

December 3rd - via:
We picked up the second prototype and set an appointment for final adjustments tomorrow morning.  A new notch will be cut near the P1 and P5 GPIO connector. It's needed to allow the use of any 26-pin ribbon cable connector and route the P5 GPIO... (Read More)

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