Putting your electronics project in an enclosure

Probably projects that are finished and put in an enclosure always catches an eye rather than PCB prototype with multiple wires showing up. Of course project that does its job is fine enough even without nice shell. But what if you don’t want your board to be exposed. Then put your project in a box. From this point you need to be an electronics engineer and designer in one. Probably everyone have their own way of putting projects in the boxes, but there are few tips that can save time and nerves. Sparkfun has a nice reading about things to keep in mind while looking for box and planning necessary tasks. Lets go through them – some of them are really cool that I didn’t about before: If you have buttons that need to be accessed through the case, find a shallow enclosure or tall buttons. If there is a display you want to read but don’t want a big hole in the lid, look for an enclosure with a clear top. If environmental conditions may be a factor, find an enclosure that is rated for the conditions you expect your product to experience. Take a look at these IP…

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