Extension leads


#1

Looking to make a custom faceplate with all of the pi connectors on it (for a megadrive 1 and snes pi case conversion). Struggling to know what the cables would actually be called in order to do a search. Do you guys have a cunning product I am missing?

Something a bit like this is I guess…

http://www.fuze.co.uk/product/extension-cable-pack-for-raspberry-pi/


#2

I guess you’re looking for panel-mount cables. If you search for “Male X to Female Y Panel Mount” you should find everything you need. The challenge would be finding one place that stocks them all.

The fuze kit looks pretty close, but I don’t think there’s enough room in the Megadrive 1 ( if you’re modding the original case ) to fit 30cm x 4 worth of cables.

I’ve designed a perspex mounting plate that fits the Megadrive 1, a Pi and a Retrode 1, which makes for quite a nice mod with no destructive changes to the Megadrive casing.


#3

The case I have obtained has no boards at all in it, just the metal plates, but like you said, I don’t want an excess of cables, so that kit isn’t quite right.


#4

This is what I mean regarding a mounting place, it totally replaces the Megadrive PCB:


#5

Ahhh that’s really nice, got any spares ;)


#6

I could certainly get the design uploaded, which you may be able to cut at a local hackspace. I’d do it here, but it will be a complete and total pain to ship without breaking and you’ll almost certainly need some customization!

I’m also working on a PCB to replace the controller ports and connect them to the Pi’s GPIO. Now I’ll definitely have spares of that, but it’d need some soldering.


#7

Design upload would be great thanks!