December 21, 2012 AT 2:00 am

Mobile Raspberry Pi Computer #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Here is a very, very tiny RasPi mobile laptop created by a veteran laptop refurbisher, Nathan Morgan, CEO of Parts-People in Austin, Texas. He has a list of components to source (Adafruit would be a useful place to grab many of them) — and there is an STL for printing out the case! Via RaspberryPi.org.

Aw, yes, the Raspberry Pi Computer, a credit card size mini PC that only cost $35. There are so many possibilities and uses for these small nano PCs. People have made them into PVRs (personal video recorders), retro gaming machines, weather stations, in-car PCs, jukeboxes, and so many more creative ideas. When I started this project four weeks ago, I just wanted to see if it was possible to make an ultra portable, mobile Raspberry Pi that you can take to-go. As I was building my Pi-to-Go I kept saying to myself, it would be cool if it had this, and then I would find a way to make it happen.

My mobile Raspberry Pi Computer is now complete and because this is an open source project I wanted to show you everything, including how to build one yourself. I will even provide links to the parts I needed to purchase and the 3D printer STL files to print your own case. So here we go!

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