Build your own media server using Raspberry Pi 4 and an external SSD. Stream live TV and movies with Plex using the Chromium web browser, or install any other network drive / streaming software to run on this all-in-one lunchbox sized Pi-based server

SSD Media Server

Use an SSD to store all of your media and get blazing fast read and write speeds using a SATA to USB 3.0 cable.

Learn how to create a bootable USB drive for your Raspberry Pi.

3D Printed Case

Build a PC tower inspired 3D printed case. Secure the Pi and extra accessories such as a 1.9in TFT display, 5V fan, 2x buttons and a power switch with an LED.

Side panels attach to the frame making this a modular design for easy access. The case features a handle with a print-in-place hinge for transport.

TFT Display

Use the 1.9in color TFT screen to display your media servers IP address, CPU temperature or memory/disk usage using CircuitPython libraries for Raspberry Pi OS.

Also play looping GIF images on the display and cycle through them using the built-in buttons.

Extra Features

Customize the side panels to add more features and accessories.

A 5V fan can be mounted to one side of the panels to keep the Raspberry Pi nice and cool.

A 16mm metal pushbutton with built-in LED is mounted to the back side of the case, right above the microSD card slot.

SSD Attachment

Secure the 2.5in SSD with standard mounting holes to the 3D printed bracket.

Attach the SSD bracket to the side panel for a secure and reliable external drive.

Parts

Angled shot of Raspberry Pi 4
NOTE: Due to stock limitations we may only be able to offer refunds or store credit for Pis that are defective, damaged or lost in...
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TFT display breakout soldered and assembled onto a half-size breadboard and wired up to a microcontroller. The color TFT screen displays a cycle of animations.
This lovely little display breakout is the best way to add a small, colorful, and very bright display to any project. Since the display uses 4-wire SPI to communicate and has its own...
$17.50
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STEMMA Wired Tactile Push-Buttons connected to a half sized white breadboard
Little clicky switches are standard input "buttons" on electronic projects. These are just like our Colorful Round...
$7.50
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Micro SD Card PCB Extender plugged into upside down Raspberry Pi
Stop fiddling with micro SD card sockets in the back of your latest gadget during development, and give yourself a little more elbow room with this Small Micro SD...
$4.50
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Miniature 5V Cooling Fan with Molex Pico Blade Connector
Looking for another way to keep your project cool? Hook up this 5V Mini Cooling Fan and prevent from overheating! Of course, it's also...
$2.95
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1 x Pimoroni Nano HAT Hacker
Raspberry Pi Accessory
1 x GPIO Header for Raspberry Pi
2x20 female headers
1 x 16mm Metal Pushbutton with LED
Momentary switch with red LED
1 x 16GB microSD Card
Memory card for Pi
1 x SATA to USB 3 cable
Hard Driver Adapter
1 x 2.5in SATA SSD Drive
Samsung 1TB SSD drive
1 x 10-wire Silicone Cover Ribbon Cable
28AWG stranded core wire
1 x Quick-Connect Wire Pairs
0.11" (10 pack) for Arcade buttons
1 x 2-pin Cable Molex Connector
1.25mm Pitch 40cm long - Molex PicoBlade Compatible
1 x M3 Hardware Kit
Black Nylon Hardware
1 x M2.5 Hardware Kit
Black Nylon Hardware
1 x M3 Heat-Set Inserts
Brass Heat-Set Inserts for Plastic - M3 x 4mm - 50 pack
1 x M3 Heat-Set Tip
Heat-Set Insert For Soldering Irons - #4-40 / M3 Inserts

This guide was first published on Aug 31, 2022. It was last updated on 2022-08-31 08:45:57 -0400.

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