I dont want to blow $90...

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I dont want to blow $90...

Post by OffYerRocker » Wed May 29, 2019 5:06 pm

The kit with most of the tools you need to build the mintyPi is very convenient but too expensive for what im trying to accomplish. It also seems to be the only place I can find the PCB board necessary for building the mintyPi v.3. Does anyone know of an alternative way of getting the main PCB or maybe a total alternative that doesn't require the PCB at all? Also, I've noticed that the mintyPi v.2 parts list doesn't include a PCB, is that a work-around? Does anyone sell the PCB outside of the bundle?
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Re: I dont want to blow $90...

Post by LilTrublMakr » Wed May 29, 2019 5:13 pm

Definitely able to make one cheaper if you don't mind doing more work.


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Re: I dont want to blow $90...

Post by dryja123 » Wed May 29, 2019 8:40 pm

You could also try to make a board using copper tape.

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Re: I dont want to blow $90...

Post by Helder » Thu May 30, 2019 3:07 pm

Someone stuck a pigirl pcb in a tin with an LCD and it worked fine BUT don't expect the 3D parts or the features of the official product or membrane buttons to fit.
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