Element14 Desktop Enclosure Kit for Raspberry Pi Computers

Product ID: 4131


Discontinued - you can grab SmartiPi Touch 2 - Stand for Raspberry Pi 7" Touchscreen Display - Compatible with Pi 4 instead! 

Element14's Pi Desktop Enclosure Kit gives you the gear to convert your Raspberry Pi into a mini desktop computer! The sleek, minimal enclosure is designed with an expansion controller that plugs into your Pi to give it all the extras you've been missing. It comes intelligent on/off power switch and RTC. It even has an mSATA SSD socket and controller so you can plug in a large storage drive to create a media center or network storage system. If you have a Pi camera, you can insert it into a special slot in the case, no dangly bits!


  • Expansion board with smart On/Off power controller
  • mSATA SSD socket for up to 1TB on-board storage (storage drive not included)
  • Built in RTC plus CR2032 Lithium coin cell battery
  • Heat sink
  • USB Adapter (Micro-Type A)
  • 4 x Long spacer
  • 4 x Short standoff
  • 2 x Screws 
  • Enclosure (base and lid)

Please Note: This enclosure is compatible with Raspberry Pi 2 / Pi 3 only, and a Raspberry Pi is not included! You'll also want a pre-loaded microSD card, power supply, and peripherals:

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Technical Details

  • GL830 USB to SATA conveter
  • STM8 microcontroller for power switch + LED
  • RT8070 Step Down converter
  • PCF8563 RTC with CR2032 backup battery
  • Operating temperature: 0~50°C
  • Storage temperature: -40~80°C
  • Operating voltage: 5V
  • Power Consumption: Value
  • Start-up process (Max): 1100mA
  • Dimensions:
    • Enclosure: 108 x 108 x 43.12mm
    • Expansion Board: 87 x 56 x 1.4mm
RoHS 2 2011 65 EU Compliant
RoHS 2 2015 863 EU Compliant

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