[GTA04] When is the next and more powerful openmoko releasing

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Fri Oct 21 08:37:20 CEST 2011

Hi Wolfgang,

Am 18.10.2011 um 04:00 schrieb Wolfgang Spraul:

> Ranjit,
> hey, thanks for noticing :-)
>> Happen to see the case of Milkymist one[1], it is a transparent
>> material and would prefer GTA04 embedded in case like that, with full
>> view of itsy bitsy circuits and chips, don't know how feasible is it.
>> [1] http://milkymist.org/mmone.html
> That case was designed and manufactured by fantastic Raumfahrtagentur
> in Berlin
> http://raumfahrtagentur.org/
> roh from Raumfahrtagentur used QCad for design and laser cutting, the
> original .dxf files are freely licensed and published
> https://github.com/milkymist/extras-m1/blob/master/cad/protocase_v8_laser.dxf
> QCad: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qcad
> There are many details that still need improvement, mechanical work
> is labor intensive :-) Screws, spacers, feet, etc. In the later
> versions we used dichlormethane for gluing the buttons, the entire
> button design can probably be improved as well.

thank you for pointing to these materials.

Maybe someone can pick it up to make a new GTA case...
Or someone living in Berlin can visit raumfahrtagentur and
discuss these ideas.

What I wonder is if acrylic materials are easily
handled for rounded forms and snap-fits etc.
And what the wall-thickness becomes.

Maybe someone can find out...


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