Colored cases, etc - Was Re: FreeRunner Pricing and PVT update
Steven Le Roux
steven at le-roux.info
Wed Apr 16 19:04:17 CEST 2008
Hmm in this goal, why not Openmoko.com to sell "blank" case, non finished
ones, witout any painting, just to be customized/adapted later ?
I don't think only with painting, but integrate an eye cam or other
expansion pack, or wifi external connectors for example...
Even one water proof why not :)
On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 6:02 PM, Steven ** <
montgoss+openmokocommunity at gmail.com<montgoss%2Bopenmokocommunity at gmail.com>>
> For the one off, you could check out http://www.emachineshop.com
> They do injection molding of various plastics in "many" colors.
> I'm not sure if you could make a profit by having them make a ton of
> cases and then reselling them or not.
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 5:22 AM, Hugo Mills <hugo-om at carfax.org.uk> wrote:
> > Maybe there's someone out there with the know-how to make blank
> > cases based on the published OM designs? I'd guess it's a matter of
> > making suitable injection-moulded components -- front and back -- and
> > then either ringing the changes with the plastic colour used, or just
> > selling white ones that can then be painted and lacquered. I have no
> > idea of the economics of injection moulding, though.
> > Hugo.
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