Alternative Designs or Materials for the Back Cover?
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Presently I have 2 Pinephones.  I'd like to pack some custom electronics into the phone rather than rely on the USB connector.  The USB is nice, but basically I'm searching for some kind of customized back case that is large enough to pack in an additional circuit board or sensor.

Alternatively, if there are any CAD files for the official case, then I could use them to try and 3D-print what I have in mind.

Any thoughts on where to start?
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It's not an official CAD file, but there is a basic backplate you can modify to your needs on Thingiverse: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4548120
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(12-18-2023, 08:56 AM)tophneal Wrote: It's not an official CAD file, but there is a basic backplate you can modify to your needs on Thingiverse: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4548120

Thanks!  I will see if this one is available, and possibly try it out later.

There's also a fair chance I'll make a cutout in one of my spare back covers and then cover it with more plastic.  It won't be pretty, but it's an alternative.
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