Short Crust Plus is designed specifically for the Raspberry Pi Model B+, the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 Model B (will also work with the Model A+). This attractive case is easy to use and is adaptable to different types of projects. The height of the case can be extended with the included middle section of the case to make room for a range of Raspberry pi HATs, breakout boards and standoffs that will sit on top of the Pi.
The case features a tool-less design where the ‘smoke’ tinted lid can be easily snapped on and off securely with no rattling. It also features a “snap in place” mounting method for the Raspberry Pi which keeps it very secure, but easy to remove from the case.
Using snap in mounting for the Raspberry Pi the MicroSD card is kept protected inside the case but can still be easily changed within seconds by removing the lid and Raspberry Pi from the case. Note that this can even be done with all the USB ports still connected. Keeping the MicroSD card inside the case avoids breaks on the outside of the case, allowing it to be as solid and attractive as possible. It also leaves the mounting holes of the Raspberry Pi free to be used for mounting the case to a surface or attaching stand offs to the Raspberry Pi. Stand offs can be attached with screws from underneath the board and the Raspberry Pi can be snapped in and out with these still attached.
The use of stand offs is supported by the inclusion of a 12mm extension part with each case. This allows space for attaching components or custom projects to stand offs as well as attaching many of the breakout boards already available for the Pi. The extension part uses the same snap in mechanism as the lid and multiple can be stacked on top of each other, though note that each Short Crust will only ship with one extension piece.