Overview

3D Printed Case for PyPortal

Let's 3D print a case for the PyPortal. Use the PowerBoost 1000C and a lipo battery to make it portable. The case houses all of the electronics and snap fits together. The enclosure features access to the microUSB port, micro SD card slot and the USB recharging port. It uses a mini panel mounted toggle switch to power the device on/off. There's also a 1/4-20 hole for a standard tripod mount so you can mount it however you'd like.

Case Dimensions

72mm (2.8in) x 99mm (3.9in) x 21mm (0.8in)

PyPortal Power

With the PowerBoost 1000C, you can use any of the 3.7v lipo batteries from the shop. We suggest one with a minimal capacity of 1200mAh. The PowerBoost 1000C has a battery charging circuit with 1A charging rate. Easily disconnect the PowerBoost from the PyPortal using a 3-pin JST connector.

Basic Portable PyPortal Guide

Our guide on making a portable PyPortal covers the basics and is intended for general reference. This guide documents the assembly of the 3D printed case.

Prerequisite Guide

Learn all about the Adafruit PyPortal by checking out the guide. It has documentation and tour walk through of the pin outs and components. Libraries for Circuit Python and demo code is available.

Additional Supplies

Adafruit PyPortal - CircuitPython Powered Internet Display

PRODUCT ID: 4116
PyPortal, our easy-to-use IoT device that allows you to create all the things for the “Internet of Things” in minutes. Make custom touch screen interface...
$54.95
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PowerBoost 1000 Charger - Rechargeable 5V Lipo USB Boost @ 1A

PRODUCT ID: 2465
PowerBoost 1000C is the perfect power supply for your portable project! With a built-in load-sharing battery charger circuit, you'll be able to keep your power-hungry...
$19.95
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Lithium Ion Polymer Battery - 3.7v 1200mAh

PRODUCT ID: 258
Lithium ion polymer (also known as 'lipo' or 'lipoly') batteries are thin, light and powerful. The output ranges from 4.2V when completely charged to 3.7V. This battery...
$9.95
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Mini Oval Speaker - 8 Ohm 1 Watt

PRODUCT ID: 3923
Hear the good news! This wee speaker is a great addition to any audio project where you need 8 ohm impedance and 1W or less of power. We particularly like...
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Mini Panel Mount SPDT Toggle Switch

PRODUCT ID: 3221
This or that, one or the other, perhaps or perhaps not! So hard to make decisions these days without feeling like you're just going back and forth constantly. Deciding whether or...
$0.95
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JST PH 3-Pin to Male Header Cable - 200mm

PRODUCT ID: 3893
This cable will let you turn a JST PH 3-pin cable port into 3 individual wires with high-quality 0.1" male header plugs on the end. We're carrying these to match up with our...
$1.25
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Silicone Cover Stranded-Core Ribbon Cable - 4 Wires 1 Meter Long

PRODUCT ID: 3891
For those who are fans of our silicone-covered wires, but are always looking to up their wiring game. We now have Silicone Cover Ribbon cables! These may look...
$1.95
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Black Nylon Screw and Stand-off Set – M2.5 Thread

PRODUCT ID: 3299
Totaling 380 pieces, this M2.5 Screw Set is a must-have for your workstation. You'll have enough screws, nuts, and hex standoffs to fuel your maker...
$16.95
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This guide was first published on Mar 06, 2019. It was last updated on Mar 06, 2019. This page (Overview) was last updated on Nov 08, 2019.