2 Replies Latest reply on Apr 26, 2017 9:32 AM by DSGarciaPCC

    R200 custom case

    mfe7

      Is there anything to be aware of (in terms of safety or otherwise) when removing the R200 from its case? I would like to create a case with a different form factor for my application. Is it ok for the lenses to be exposed or is the glass cover required? If it is required is there a recommended supplier of this type of glass?

       

      One of the main reasons for this case is to be able to move the usb port, since its default location adds a lot of length to the camera.

        • 1. Re: R200 custom case
          MartyG

          There is a reason why laser products have that "Do not remove the case" warning stickers on them.  I would imagine though that it would be fine to remove the board from the casing as long as you don't have it plugged into a PC at the time!  Especially as the R200 can be purchased as a case-less circuit board module for integration into products as well as the USB developer-kit version. 

           

          I have seen 'tear-down' articles that have taken the camera apart and closely analyzed its individual components, and I have not heard of harm coming to those investigators.  As an example, I recently found an interesting article on wiring hacks for the USB version of the R200.

           

          https://www.hirotakaster.com/weblog/intel-realsense-usb-3-0-original-board/

           

          As for the glass cover ...looking at my own R200, I note that the camera lens is not covered by the glassy surface of the camera's casing front-piece.  Therefore it is likely to be aesthetic rather than functional. 

          • 2. Re: R200 custom case
            DSGarciaPCC

            Could you use something like this?

             

            Intel® Aero Platform for UAVs Vision Accessory Kit