Dreamcatcher 3.05 Case Options

Hi guys,

Long time lurker, first time poster… I’m about to join the Othernet community after ordering a DC 3.05 a few days ago.

Reading through some of the threads about cases, it appears there’s lots of active user led development in home made 3D cases, but I could only find one recent reference to a case being included within the official kit… And that’s not shipping with 3.05.

My question is, when or if the team eventually do get to a stage where they’re ready to include a case, is it likely to be available to purchase separately so I can use it with the 5.03 kit? If it can, does anyone know a timescale for this?

Also, in the interim, are there any case options for the 3.05 kit? I don’t own a 3D printer, so I’m trying to find options that avoid having to find a service that offers printing… are there any suggestions for the UK?

Thanks

Ross

Just received my 3.05, the removal of the two projecting sma connectors and moving the wifi usb and power usb into the chopped off corners help a little.

Now it fits in square opening of 120mm (or about 4.7" x 4.7"). or circular of about 6 inches diameter.

I am searching for a nema 1 (indoor) or nema 3r (outdoor) electrical PVC to place it inside of and still have wifi penetrate the box

I can only provide answers related to the new enclosure for 3.05. Only the 3.05 will have an Othernet-produced enclosure. All previous versions will not fit inside of the new housing.

This is the new enclosure. The mold is being cut in China, which is also where the circuit board is made. We have a great relationship with our contract manufacturer, but the plastic mold injection supplier has not been communicative at all. We are easily two months behind schedule on getting this steel cut.






Yes, we will make the enclosure available for anyone who has purchased a Dreamcatcher v3.05. I’ve been told two-weeks for about eight-weeks now.

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We have had a couple of major changes since the last time I posted anything about the enclosure. The purpose of the stand is hold a power pack or a power supply and extension cord. It’s ended being much larger than I wanted, but at least it covers all bases.

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That looks like the void space under the green item is the power, then 110vac cord would enter via one other slots in the red item ? Will it have slots to rotate the upper parts for pointing ?

and leave two or three slots in the red to screw the package onto a window sill (would need 8" deep window sill)

The area within the light blue part is used to contain the 110VAC cord and USB power supply. Yes, the cable enters through one of the four slots of the red bottom plate.

The LNB is adjusted before the cover/radome is attached. The entire enclosure must be rotated to line up with the satellite. Yes, the slots in the bottom platform were left exposed to be used as clamp/screw points.