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January 26, 2018 08:45

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Raspberry Pi Quattro case with 4 security screws?

The Designspark Quattro case ( Mfr. Part#: ASM-1900039-21) for Raspberry Pi is fantastic! In the US, the cases are sold without the screws. Can someone who knows please share the specific size/specification for these screws?

 

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Ten22

January 26, 2018 11:52

Apparently, Quattro cases come without screws as standard, a change has been submitted to correct the datasheet error. Sorry for less happy news!

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schuster211

January 23, 2018 10:00

Randy in Texas contacted the manufacturer in the UK on my behalf. Here is the answer for those who want to know:

The screw should be a plastite M3x8 or similar (must be a thread forming) :

This is suitable to attach the spacers and or lock the lid to the mid-band only (not for mounting the product to a wall or via the VESA bracket to a TV/monitor).

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davecole

January 22, 2018 10:02

As you are in the US, I would try asking the Tech Support at Allied. https://www.alliedelec.com/customerservice/forms/technicalsupport.aspx

schuster211

January 22, 2018 16:26

@davecole Great suggestion. Hopefully the US distributor of the case (who is not selling this made in GB product with the screws) will be able to find out for me.

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Boss

January 22, 2018 10:01

I haven't got the case so can't help, sorry, but as you said it is "fantastic" I had to have a look! It is fantastic and would like one of these.
I could not find any reference to screw sizes and everywhere seemed to state they were included. Could they just be missing?
Also part numbers may be confusing, most seem to be ASM-1900035-21 (not ...39-21) so unless a typo may be worth searching again.
Just a guess but I would assume M3 or M4, could you just try one for fit?

schuster211

January 22, 2018 16:27

@Boss I'm buying a quantity of them and hope to purchase a quantity of screws to match. I don't think they were missing -- because thus far zero out of four boxes has no screws. Next step will be to simply try a few sizes. I will share the specification if I learn what it is.

schuster211

January 23, 2018 09:48

correction -- zero of four boxes contained any screws.