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Has anyone made a case for the Arduino/TC4 (or TC4+) combo?
shortyjacobs
Pretty much the title. Search turning up nothing. I've got my TC4+ and Arduino package sitting right here, figured I'd ask before I reinvent the wheel.

If not, I'll try my hand at one.
-Keith
 
JackH
The only case that I have seen is a clear plastic one for the Arduino/TC4 shield that JimG was offering a while back. He longer sells TC4 stuff. I don't know if anyone else has continued to offer the case.
---Jack

KKTO Roaster.
 
renatoa
https://www.amazon.com/Arduino-Ethern...ref=sr_1_3

Requires drilling some custom openings, though...
 
mg512
I've never really thought about a case before, because I assumed most people would want a bigger enclosure for everything including SSRs, PSU, etc anyway. Good point though.

You can probably use a generic case as a starting point like the one renatoa linked, or a 3D model if you want to print a case. You will have to add cutouts for a few things. The DC screw terminals and the bluetooth header would be the first things to look at.
 
https://www.tindie.com/products/15798/
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mg512 wrote:

I've never really thought about a case before, because I assumed most people would want a bigger enclosure for everything including SSRs, PSU, etc anyway. Good point though.

You can probably use a generic case as a starting point like the one renatoa linked, or a 3D model if you want to print a case. You will have to add cutouts for a few things. The DC screw terminals and the bluetooth header would be the first things to look at.


Yep, I was thinking similar after I posted, I’ll want to contain my SSRs and ZCD. I’ll post up once I make one, with Fusion360 and STEP files so anyone can modify as needed (I’ll print mine, gotta justify that thing!)
-Keith
 
turtle
I picked up a case through spark fun a few years ago that fiit Arduino and tc4c.

For controlling my 2 SSRs I used a wort boiler unit from auberins. It is a manual 100 step controller.

I was going to put the tc4c+lcd in to run things but the roaster worked so well I stopped at the manual stage.
Mick - "Drinking in life one cup at a time"
"I'd rather be roasting coffee"

Roaster 1: San Franciscan SF-1
Roaster 2: Hottop B-2K+
Roaster 3: Behmor 1600 +
Grinders: Modified Super Jolly - Forte BG (x3)
Pour over: Hario - Bee House - Chemex - Kalita - Bodum
Drip: Bunn CWTF15-1 & CW15-TC (commercials)
Espresso: Pasquini Livia 90 auto
Vacuum: Cona - Bodum
Press: Frieling - Bodum Colombia
 
JackH
I mounted my boards inside the bottom of the roaster with the motor. Added a small panel to connect the TCs.
---Jack

KKTO Roaster.
 
CK
These are simple 3D printed plates that I've been using on a new build. Open for easy access to the pins.
CK attached the following image:
circuit_board_mount_plates.jpg
 
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