Bud Industries Raspberry Pi Case Named a Top 101 Component by Electronic Design

Versatile "Pi Sandwich" Raspberry Pi case easily accommodates board configuration changes

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Raspberry Pi Case Named a Top 101 Component by Electronic DesignCLEVELAND, Ohio—August 26, 2013—Bud Industries, a leading manufacturer of plastic enclosures for electronics, has earned a position on Electronic Design's 2013 Top 101 Components for its Raspberry Pi case, a credit-card size microcomputer designed to help young developers learn to program. Bud's affordable "Pi Sandwich" provides protection, flexibility and ease of access to all components with quick snap-in installation.

The annual "Top 101 Components" list features the most popular components from the previous 12 months as chosen by Electronic Design editors and readers of the publication's "Products of the Week" e-newsletter. To learn more about the top components for 2013, visit: http://electronicdesign.com/components/top-101-components-2013.

"We are pleased that our efforts to create a versatile and easy to use product have been recognized, explained Josiah Haas, Bud Industries Director of Sales. "Unlike other cases, our patented design features oversized windows that can accommodate future versions of the Raspberry Pi board if port locations change or if new components are added."

Made of two identical halves that fit together, the Bud "Pi Sandwich" case has windows on four sides, allowing easy access to ports for keyboard, TV/video, audio, USB, and LAN connections that need to be accessible when the case is closed. Without cutting holes in the case, users can use flat cable connectors to attach an LCD screen or keyboard and use I/O ports for various applications.

To see a video or demo of the Raspberry Pi case, visit www.budind.com/88 or contact Bud at:

Phone: 440-946-3200
Fax: 440-951-4015
Web: www.budind.com
Email: saleseast@budind.com

About Bud Industries, Inc.

Founded in 1928, Bud Industries, Inc. is the nation’s leading manufacturer of enclosures and related products for the electronics and data industries. The Bud line includes products ranging from small hand-held boxes to large cabinet racks, products made from plastic as well as metal, and standard electronic products as well as those that meet NEMA and seismic requirements. Bud’s standard product line of more than 2,500 products is heavily stocked by distribution channels as well as by the company itself, allowing same-day shipment of more than 90 percent of the enclosures sold. Modified standard and custom products are also available, as is complete design support.

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