Enclosure Summary

The enclosure for the computer is based on an aluminium profile frame with laser cut acrylic and plywood panelling. The original design was put together in the excellent SketchUp software before ordering the parts and moving on to the physical construction. The enclosure consists of an upper and lower unit with the lower unit containing all the various cards of the computer and the upper unit primarily acting as a display.

Details of the design and construction of the enclosure can be found in the following posts:

  Design Construction
(in general)
Aluminium Profile Introduction Power Distribution (Part 1, Part 2)
Cable Routing
Lower Enclosure Basic Enclosure
Laser Cut Panels (Part 1, Part 2)
Basic Enclosure
Laser Cut Parts Arrived
Fitting of Laser Cut Parts
Backplane W
Backplane X
Backplane Z (Part 1, Part 2)
Upper Enclosure Laser Cut Panels Laser Cut Parts Arrived
Switch Panel Legend Infill
More Laser Cut Parts
Power Distribution