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60 Astonishing Raspberry Pi Cases to 3D Print at Home

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If you got a new Raspberry Pi but are confused about how to store it securely? Don’t worry, we have listed down a few astonishing cases for your Raspberry Pi that you can create at home by using your 3D printer.

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Lists of 60 Astonishing Raspberry Pi Cases for 3D Printing

NameLinkCompatibility
Pi4 Case + FanCover with Camera SlotRaspberry Pi 4
Raspberry Pi 4 caseRaspberry Pi 4 B
Wall Mounted CaseRaspberry Pi 4
Retro Cube CaseRaspberry Pi 4
Case 40mm FanRaspberry Pi 4
Case With VESA MountsRaspberry Pi 4
Mini Desktop Case – Ice Tower CoolerRaspberry Pi 4
The PiRackAll
Snap Fit Case & StandsRaspberry Pi 4
Open CaseRaspberry Pi 4
Bokoblin Skull CaseRaspberry Pi 3
Quiet Case Raspberry Pi 4 B
Raspberry Pi 4 B CaseRaspberry Pi 4 B
Malolo Raspberry Pi 3 Case & StandRaspberry Pi 3
Cool Pi 4 CaseRaspberry Pi 4
Bumper HumperRaspberry Pi 4 B, 3, 2 and Model B+
Quick Raspberry Pi caseRaspberry Pi 4 B, 3, 2 and Model B+
Multiple Fan CaseRaspberry Pi 4 B, 3, 2 and Model B+
N64 MiniRaspberry Pi 4 B, 3, 2 and Model B+
Folding Raspberry Pi CaseRaspberry Pi 4 B, 3, 2 and Model B+
Reptile Fan PlateRaspberry Pi 4 B, 3, 2 and Model B+
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Casing with 40mm FanRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Star Wars Death StarRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Mini NES Pi 3Raspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Mother of All Fan BracketsRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Raspberry Pi 3 Case With VESA MountsRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
TARDIS Raspberry Pi 3 CaseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Face CaseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Raspberry Shaped Raspberry Pi CaseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
My Fav PiRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Raspberry Pi Desktop Tower CaseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Pac-Man GhostRaspberry pi
Pac-Man EnclosureRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Cover Sleeve Raspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
PS4 CaseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Raspberry Pi CaseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Sleeve CaseRaspberry Pi 3
Halo CaseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Okama Gamesphere Raspberry Pi 3 CaseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Astro Pi Flight CaseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Mini SNESRaspberry Pi 3
Thor's HammerRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Han Solo In CarboniteRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
TurboPi
Raspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
NES Cartridge HolderRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Gamecube Pi ClassicRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Wii Pi CaseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Minimal Raspberry Pi 3 CaseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Raspberry Pi Case StackableRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Raspberry Pi Pie CaseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Pi CrustRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
PigeonRaspberry Pi Zero
The Tired CubeRaspberry Pi 3
Ultimate RetroPie Tribute CaseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
OctoPi caseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
Retro Nexus System V1.5Raspberry Pi 3 and 3B+
Minimal Pi Zero CaseRaspberry Pi Zero
Raspberry Pi zero caseRaspberry Pi Zero
Raspberry PI Zero case GPIO and camRaspberry Pi Zero
Official howchoo Raspberry Pi caseRaspberry Pi 3, 2 and Model B+
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Pi4 Case + FanCover with Camera Slot

Pi4 Case + FanCover with Camera Slot

The Pi4 case and fan cover are a screwless dome with a large camera slot. It is 3D printed in two parts with a fan stand. The fan fits into the fan frame easily.

Uses:

  • It is great for those who are in search of a case that is easy to assemble without any screw or nuts.
  • It is compatible with all Raspberry Pi 4 Models.
  • The shell prevents Pi from overheating.
PROS:
  • Simple
  • Easy to use
  • Constant air flow

CONS:
  • Thick case

Raspberry Pi 4 cases

Raspberry Pi 4 cases

With the launch of Raspberry Pi 4 B, the micro center offered users an option to download and print their own case for free. The case has two parts held together by a click mechanism. You will require approximately 17 hours to print it.

Uses:

  • It is ideal for you if you own a Raspberry Pi 4 B. You can print it in any color of your choice.
  • The case has a spacious air ventilation opening that prevents Pi from overheating.
  • There are slots that enable you to access the Pi easily.
PROS:
  • Sleek design
  • No screw or nut required
  • Free

CONS:
  • No room for a fan

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Wall Mounted Pi 4 Case

Wall Mounted Pi 4 Case

Another Raspberry Pi 4 case was designed by Tim Skillman. It also has a wall mount plate that can be quickly removed by sliding. The case can be printed quickly and fit well like a mobile case.

Uses:

  • It has an active cooling system with a 30 x 30 x 7 mm fan that prevents Pi from melting down due to robust processing power.
  • There are holes available for display, GIPO ports, LEDs, etc.
  • Micro SD cards can easily be inserted and removed.
PROS:
  • Well ventilated
  • All the ports labeled
  • Cool logos

CONS:
  • Compatible with only Raspberry Pi 4 models

Retro Cube Case

Retro Cube Case

The retro cube case is inspired by a retro game. It has room for a 50 or 60 mm fan on the top, which is ideal for your Raspberry Pi 4 as it heats up due to the robust processing power. It is a cubic shape with three parts.

Uses:

  • A big fan enables active cooling and quiet operation.
  • You can even paint the case to elevate its look.
  • There are ports available for display, GIPO, LEDs, etc.
PROS:
  • Great functionality
  • Safe
  • Eliminates noise

CONS:
  • Requires screw for fixing.

Raspberry Pi 4 Case 40mm Fan

Raspberry Pi 4 Case 40mm Fan

The case has an elegant and sleek design with an enclosed 40mm fan mount. There is also a design without a fan mount but it is 2mm taller to house a bigger heat sink. All the 3D printed files are available on Thingiverse.

Uses:

  • It is ideal for those who want a case that is easy to assemble without any screw or nuts. The fan can easily be mounted without any fixings or glue.
  • All the ports are available for GIPO, LEDs, etc.
PROS:
  • No screw or nut required
  • Well ventilation
  • Cheap

CONS:
  • Compatible with only Raspberry Pi 4 models

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Case with VESA Mounts

Case with VESA Mounts

Raspberry Pi 4 case with VESA mounts is a remixed version of one of the popular Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 cases. It is 3D printed into two parts that are fixed by using screws.

Uses:

  • It is ideal for your Raspberry Pi 4 with many ventilation holes to prevent it from overheating.
  • It is recommended to 3D print the case using a greater temperature-resistant filament than PLA, such as PETG, to prevent warping due to the heat of the processor.
PROS:
  • Free
  • Sleek design
  • Constant air flow

CONS:
  • No fan mount
  • Screw and nuts required

Mini Desktop Case – Ice Tower Cooler

Mini Desktop Case – Ice Tower Cooler

The ice tower cooler mimics a desktop computer not only in looks but also in functionality. It is economical and effective with room for an actual heat sink along with two fans of 30 x 7 mm and 30 x 10 mm.

Uses:

  • It involves potential hours of experimentation with different fan options available.
  • The two fans offer great cooling.
PROS:
  • Exceptional cooling system
  • Minimize filament wastage
  • Tutorials available

CONS:
  • A lot of screws are required for assembling

The PiRack

The PiRack

If you have more than one Raspberry Pi, then the PiRack is a lifesaver. It is entirely 3D printable and is designed by Rustlerustle. It is compact and looks professional. The design is compatible with all models of Raspberry Pi.

Uses:

  • The design is extremely expandable. You can add as many trays as you require to securely store all your Pis in one place.
  • All the bays are independent. If you want to take out a Pi from the middle without disturbing other units, you can easily remove it.
  • You can even mount a small display screen on it.
PROS:
  • Ideal for office use
  • Expandable
  • No additional parts required

CONS:
  • Lacks air flow

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Snap Fit Raspberry Pi 4 Case & Stands

Snap Fit Raspberry Pi 4 Case & Stands

The snap fit Raspberry Pi 4 case is the modified version of Malolo’s great Case design with a hole to mount a fan of 30 x 7 mm.

The Raspberry Pi 4 heats up to 62°C without housing. The fan lowers its temperature up to 42°C without an additional heat sink. You will require 4x M3 nuts and 4x M3x12 screws to mount the fan.

Uses:

  • It is ideal for you if you want to have an aesthetically pleasing case that you can show off. It also has a stand.
  • It is a highly configurable and versatile design.
PROS:
  • Passive cooling
  • Classy look
  • Stand

CONS:
  • Compatible with only Raspberry Pi 4 models

Raspberry Pi Open Case

Raspberry Pi Open Case

If you are looking for a case with a minimalist design then this case is your go-to option. The summer heat makes an enclosed case design inadequate. Knowledgecravings came up with this design to prevent Pi from overheating in the summers.

Uses:

  • It is great for those who want to crunch a great number of numbers with Pi.
  • Ideal for use during prolonged summers.
PROS:
  • Exceptional cooling
  • Minimal design
  • Easy to access the Pi

CONS:
  • Some of the delicate parts remain exposed

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Raspberry Pi 3 Bokoblin Skull Case

Raspberry Pi 3 Bokoblin Skull Case

Let’s 3D print a “Legend of Zelda”-the themed case for your Raspberry Pi 3. It would be fun and creative. It has a space to mount the fan and house three SD cards. Fillboyt has provided all instructions and 3D printing files on Thingiverse.

Uses: It is fun to create with children and great to gift someone on Halloween.

PROS:
  • Creative
  • Passive cooling
  • Cheap

CONS:
  • A fair amount of assembling is required.

Quiet Raspberry Pi 4 B Case

Quiet Case

A bulky case intends to reduce noise for the very quiet operation of your Pi 4B. Though it does not look good but is best as it uses a heatsink and blower instead of a fan for preventing the Pi from overheating.

Uses:

  • It uses a large heatsink so that minimum airflow is required.
  • You can control the blower’s speed externally so you do not need to disassemble the case for any adjustments.
  • To use the camera a thin slot is provided on the end of the cover.
  • You can also easily access the micro SD card.
PROS:
  • Easy to assemble
  • Extremely quiet
  • Better active cooling system

CONS:
  • Bulky
  • Unattractive look

Raspberry Pi 4 B Case

Raspberry Pi 4 B Case

If you are after a one-piece case design for your Raspberry Pi 4B then Cults3D offers you a very simple design that you can 3D print at your home without any support.

It is open from the front to keep your Pi cool and safe without using a fan. There are two design models available. One has a 4mm hole to screw it to the wall.

Uses:

  • Allow access to camera and board inputs.
  • You can easily mount it on a wall if required.
PROS:
  • One piece
  • No supports required
  • Wall mountable

CONS:
  • Compatible with only Raspberry Pi 4B

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Malolo Raspberry Pi 3 Case & Stand

Malolo Raspberry Pi 3 Case & Stand

Malolo came up with a simply designed case for Raspberry Pi 3 with a stand. The top and bottom layers of the case are easy to print and do not require any screw for fixing. It is slim and highly versatile. It has adequate ventilation to cool down the Pi instead of using a fan.

Uses:

  • It is recommended to 3D print the case using a greater temperature-resistant filament than PLA, such as PETG, to prevent warping due to the heat of the processor.
  • It has a stand so that you can show off your Pi.
PROS:
  • Good looking
  • Screwless
  • Compact

CONS:
  • No space to mount the fan

Cool Pi 4 Case

Cool Pi 4 Case

Cool Pi 4 case by Mentaluproar is the updated version of his previous Pi 2 or 3 case design. It is designed in one piece that does not require any screws or glue for fittings. Only a headphone jack will be enough to slide the Pi in and hold it in place.

Uses:

  • If you are after a one-piece case design for your Raspberry Pi 4 then it is a good option to consider.
  • The design includes a room for a 15mm heatsink to prevent Pi from overheating. You can use Adafruit 15 mm heatsink.
PROS:
  • One Piece
  • Simple
  • Screwless

CONS:
  • Requires a headphone jack

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Bumper Humper

Bumper Humper

Sometimes, little is enough. It is printed in two pieces and then held together by using screws and stray fingers. Nigeljohnson73 has provided all the instructions and 3D printing files on Thingiverse.

Uses:

  • The case enables you to view and easily access all the technical bits of the board.
  • It was initially designed for the B+ model. But you can also use it for other Raspberry Pi models.
  • It offers some degree of safety to the board and protects it from overheating via constant airflow.
PROS:
  • The open case enables you to access everything
  • Easy and quick to 3D print
  • Allows to show off your circuit
  • Can be customized

CONS:
  • Screws required for assembling
  • No protection against dust etc

Quick Raspberry Pi case

Quick Raspberry Pi case

If you are in a hurry and still need a case for your Raspberry to provide some degree of protection then a quick Raspberry Pi case is a great option. It has a honeycomb-type structure.

Uses:

  • The case enables you to easily access the board.
  • It offers safety from large objects.
  • It protects the board from overheating via constant airflow.
PROS:
  • Easy and quick to 3D print
  • Allows to show off your circuit
  • Fits perfectly

CONS:
  • No protection against small dust particles etc

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Multiple Fan Case

Multiple Fan Case

Multiple fan case is a remixed version of nigeljohnson73’s design of the bumper humper case. It includes a mount for a fan. It is printed in two pieces and then screwed together by using M3 / M4 bolts.

Uses:

  • It protects the board from overheating by using a big fan.
  • You can use any fan of size up to 70mm or bigger with little customization to build this case.
  • The case enables you to easily access the board.
  • It offers safety from large objects.
PROS:
  • Simple design
  • Customizable
  • Well ventilated

CONS:
  • No protection against small dust particles etc
  • Screws are required for assembling

N64 Mini

N64 Mini

Inspired by the famous Nintendo 64, elhuff designed this case. Like there is a door on top of the original N64 to access the expansion memory, the case has an opening on the top to access the MicroSD slot through an extension cable. The latest version has room for a cooling fan inside the case.

Uses:

  • It offers passive cooling and protects the board from overheating by using a fan.
  • It offers safety from large objects and small dust particles.
PROS:
  • Looks great
  • Reset and power buttons on the front of the case
  • Enclosed frame

CONS:
  • Cannot access all parts of the board
  • More like a decorative piece

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Folding Raspberry Pi Case

Folding Raspberry Pi Case

How cool flip phones were? If you love those, you will definitely like the idea of a folding Raspberry Pi case. It is 3D printed in one piece and held together by using a few screws. It securely folds around your Pi.

Uses:

  • It includes a room for a 15mm heatsink to protect the board from overheating.
  • It offers safety from small dust particles and large objects.
  • The case enables you to easily access the board.
PROS:
  • Resembles a book
  • Small and compact

CONS:
  • No room for a fan

Reptile Fan Plate

Reptile Fan Plate

Are you a fan of Reptiles and wild animals? If yes, then this case will be fun to print. It includes a three-sided tray to hold your Raspberry Pi and a fan mount that is shaped like a reptile. The fan can be mounted using screws.

Uses:

  • The case allows you to easily access all parts of the board.
  • It offers passive cooling and protects the board from overheating by using a fan.
PROS:
  • Constant air flow
  • Easy to build
  • Creative

CONS:
  • No protection against small dust particles etc

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Casing with 40mm Fan

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Casing with 40mm Fan

This is a simply well-designed enclosed case with a mount for a 40mm fan. You will not find any logos, animal, game character, or culture references here to inspire or show off. It is just made to keep the Pi safe and secure.

Uses:

  • It offers passive cooling and protects the board from overheating by using a fan.
  • There are slots available for display, GIPO ports, LEDs, etc.
PROS:
  • Customizable
  • Enclosed frame

CONS:
  • Unattractive look

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Star Wars Death Star

Star Wars Death Star

It is not a moon. It is a large death star Raspberry Pi 3 case that is 3D printed in four parts. There is also a space to mount a 30mm fan in the top dome. It is easy to 3D print and requires ten M3 x 15mm screws for assembling. However, you can even glue the top and bottom domes.

Uses:

  • There is a stand at the bottom that is designed to prevent it from rolling.
  • There are vents at the back for additional cooling.
  • It offers safety from small dust particles and large objects.
PROS:
  • Inspired by universe
  • Well ventilated
  • Easy to assemble
  • Enclosed

CONS:
  • Cannot access all parts of the board

Mini NES Pi 3

Mini NES Pi 3

It is a great alternative to an NES Classic Edition. You just need to 3D print a case in the form of an NES, mount your Pi 3, and install a games emulator such as RetroPie. You can easily download the 3D printing files from Thingiverse.

Uses:

  • It is ideal for those who could not find an NES Classic Edition due to a supply shortage.
  • It is a well-designed enclosed case that keeps your Pi safe and protected.
PROS:
  • Alternative to a NES
  • Enclosed

CONS:
  • No space to mount a fan

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Mother of All Fan Brackets

Mother of All Fan Brackets

This case takes Raspberry Pi’s performance to the next level. It is highly configurable and versatile. You can mount two cooling fans of varying sizes. It focuses on functionality and eliminates the chance of sudden breakdowns.

Uses:

  • It offers active cooling and protects the board from overheating by using two fans.
  • You are free to experiment with any size of fans.
PROS:
  • Highly customizable
  • Two cooling fans
  • Easy to access the board

CONS:
  • No protection against small dust particles etc

Raspberry Pi 3 Case With VESA Mounts

Raspberry Pi 3 Case With VESA Mounts

This case is highly popular among users. It can be customized. It is 3D printed into 2 parts that are fixed by using screws. All the 3D printed files are available on Thingiverse.

Uses:

  • It features screw-mounting the Raspberry Pi using PCB holes, an access slot for Pi camera, built-in 75mm VESA mounting tabs, a rotary engine vent design, and a high-resolution STL mesh.
  • You can also tweak the design a little bit by yourself.
PROS:
  • Free
  • Sleek design
  • Constant air flow

CONS:
  • Screw and nuts required

TARDIS Raspberry Pi 3 Case

TARDIS Raspberry Pi 3 Case

This case was designed by a dad for his son who is a big fan of the Dr. Who TV show. He wanted to teach his son how to set up a Linux desktop using a Raspberry Pi. Thus, first, he designed a meaningful Pi 3 case for his son.

Uses:

  • It is a well-designed enclosed case that keeps your Pi safe and protected.
  • It has holes that enable constant air flow.
  • There are holes to access the board and for USB ports.
PROS:
  • Ideal for children
  • Well ventilated
  • Enclosed design

CONS:
  • No fan cooling system

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Face Case

Face Case

Bored of simple cases for Raspberry Pi, let’s 3D print a face case for your Pi. It is designed in two pieces that are screwed together. On one side of the case, you will see a face with a big grin and scrunched-up eyes. When you turn it over, it shows bared teeth with a crossed eye.

Uses:

  • It is fun to build and ideal to gift someone on Halloween.
  • You can flip the case according to your mood.
PROS:
  • Slim and compact
  • Well ventilated

CONS:
  • No room to mount a cooling fan

Raspberry Shaped Raspberry Pi Case

Raspberry Shaped Raspberry Pi Case

What could be a better case for a Raspberry Pi than 3D printing the company’s logo? It is designed in two pieces and incorporates the company’s branding. It is compatible with Raspberry Pi 3, 2, and B+ models.

Uses:

  • It is a well-designed enclosed case that keeps your Pi safe and protected.
  • It has holes on the top cover that enable constant air flow.
  • There are holes on the bottom to access the board and for USB ports.
PROS:
  • Well ventilated
  • Enclosed design
  • Best for branding

CONS:
  • No room for a cooling fan

My Fav Pi

My Fav Pi

The coolest, simple, and well designed Raspberry Pi case is by Tripnutz. It requires screws only to mount a 40mm fan. It is designed in two pieces and incorporates the company’s logo on top.

Uses:

  • It offers active cooling and protects the board from overheating by using a fan.
  • It has holes on the sides that enable constant air flow.
PROS:
  • Well ventilated
  • Enclosed design
  • Simple yet elegant

CONS:
  • Cannot access all parts of the Pi

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Raspberry Pi Desktop Tower Case

Raspberry Pi Desktop Tower Case

Well, ​​this Raspberry Pi 3 case is still a work in progress. But there is no harm in 3D printing and testing it as it offers great functionality that other cases are unable to do so.

It resembles a traditional CPU with an oversized Raspberry Pi logo. However, you can always tweak the logo with a little editing.

Uses:

  • It offers an audio amplifier, Pi camera, stereo speakers, OLED screen, hard drive, and variable temperature cooling fan.
  • There are also buttons for the display menu that enables you to start, show status, and reboot or shut down the system.
PROS:
  • A fully functional PC tower
  • Advanced features
  • Enclosed design

CONS:
  • Still in progress

Pac-Man Ghost

Pac-Man Ghost

Let’s 3D print a Pac-Man Ghost case for your RetroPie gaming project. It is a perfect recreation of the villain that chases your yellow champ around the maze in the game. It is a large-sized case for 3D printing in two pieces.

Uses:

  • There are large air vents in the bottom of the case for air cooling.
  • You can paint the eyes to give it a perfect ghost look.
PROS:
  • Big air vents
  • Easy SD card access

CONS:
  • Large size

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Pac-Man Enclosure

Pac-Man Enclosure

It is impossible to resist having a case that exactly resembles the Pac-Man hero. It looks cute and is ideal for your RetroPie gaming project. It is 3D printed in two parts.

Uses:

  • Designed to mount the Raspberry Pi 3 for easy access
  • You can color it to enhance its look.
PROS:
  • Easy SD card access
  • Eye-catching
  • On/off switch

CONS:
  • No room for a fan

Cover Sleeve

Cover Sleeve

Another simple case with a sleek look. It is 3D printed in one piece without support. All the 3D printed files are available on Thingiverse.

Uses:

PROS:
  • Simple design
  • Sleek
  • Well ventilated
  • Screwless

CONS:
  • No room for a cooling fan

PS4 Case

PS4 Case

Who doesn’t love the PlayStation? Now, we’ll 3D print a case that resembles a Sony PlayStation 4. This will remind you of your childhood sweet memories.

Uses:

  • It is a well-designed enclosed case that keeps your Pi safe and protected.
  • It is ideal for your Pi gaming projects.
PROS:
  • Enclosed design
  • Simple

CONS:
  • Glue required

Raspberry Pi Case

Raspberry Pi Case

Another Raspberry Pi case was designed by Walter Hsiao. It is compact and 3D printed in two parts that are held together without any screw. This version is bigger than his previous case design.

Uses:

  • The horizontal lines on the top of the case enhance ventilation.
  • There is a groove on the downside of the case for a better grip on smooth surfaces.
PROS:
  • Compact
  • Enclosed design
  • Simple

CONS:
  • No space for fan or heat sink

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Sleeve Case

Sleeve Case

The sleeve case is a classic case for Raspberry Pi 3. It fits perfectly like a phone cover. It is robust and neat, regardless of whether it is made by using the SLA, SLS, or FDM 3D printing technology.

Uses:

  • Ideal for low-intensity stuff such as browsing with Pi
  • The vertical lines on the top of the case enhance ventilation.
PROS:
  • Compact
  • Enclosed design
  • Simple

CONS:
  • No space for fan or heat sink

Halo Case

Halo Case

It’s been almost 20 years since the first Halo game was launched on Xbox. This case is designed to resonate with the classic game series. It is unique and stylish.

Uses:

  • It is an enclosed case that keeps your Pi safe and protected.
  • Ideal for low-intensity stuff such as browsing with Pi
PROS:
  • Enclosed design
  • Compact
  • Tribute to Halo game

CONS:
  • The cooling system is not good.

Okama Gamesphere Raspberry Pi 3 Case

Okama Gamesphere Raspberry Pi 3 Case

Finally, a Raspberry Pi case that is a mini version of the famous game console. So don’t miss a chance to 3D print this Okama Gamesphere Raspberry Pi case.

Uses:

  • It is printed with support.
  • Ideal for decorating
  • Great for South Park fans
PROS:
  • Eye-catching
  • Enclosed design

CONS:
  • Complicated to construct it

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Astro Pi Flight Case

Astro Pi Flight Case

This case is unique. It is identical to the Astro Pi flight case that is in the International Space Station even today. It was originally made by using CNC milled aluminum. But now you can 3D print at home.

Uses:

  • It is great to build a prototype when in an Astro Pi competition.
  • The Raspberry Pi Foundation has provided full details on the project to help you build your own.
PROS:
  • Enclosed design
  • A fully functional case

CONS:
  • Difficult to make

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Mini SNES

Mini SNES

If you are a SNES classic fan, then this design is ideal for you and your kids. You just need to 3D print a case in the form of a SNES, mount your Pi 3, and install a games emulator such as RetroPie. You can easily download the 3D printing files from Thingiverse.

Uses:

  • It is ideal for those who couldn’t find a SNES Classic Edition due to supply shortage.
  • It is a well-designed enclosed case that keeps your Pi safe and protected.
PROS:
  • Alternative to NES
  • Enclosed

CONS:
  • No space to mount a fan

Thor’s Hammer

Poor ventilation

Do you want a new toy to play with? Let’s 3D print a case that resembles the mystical hammer of Thor. You need to color it to enhance its look once it is 3D printed.

Uses:

  • Enables you to easily access your Pi once installed.
  • You can also access the SD card by sliding the bottom door.
PROS:
  • Easy to 3D print
  • Ideal for gaming projects

CONS:
  • Poor ventilation

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Han Solo In Carbonite

Han Solo In Carbonite

Han Solo, who was frozen by Darth Vader in carbonite, is now stuck on the back of your Raspberry Pi cover. How cool is that? Well, now prove your love of Star Wars and 3D print it.

Uses:

  • It is ideal for all those who love Star Wars.
  • A well-designed enclosed case that keeps your Pi safe and protected
PROS:
  • Creative
  • Stylish
  • Fun to create

CONS:
  • Not compatible with Pi 4

TurboPiTurboPi

The TurboPi resembles the DeLorean a lot. It is 3D printed in three pieces and enables two-tone customization. It has some aggressive sharp lines with holes to screw the case.

Uses:

  • Enables you to easily access your Pi once installed.
  • Keep your Pi safe and protected.
  • You can customize its colors
PROS:
  • Creative
  • Color customizing
  • Compact

CONS:
  • Not compatible with Pi 4

NES Cartridge Holder

NES Cartridge Holder

Another interesting case for NES fans. The Pi is concealed in the base and there is room for a hard drive in the upright cartridge. These two are then connected through a few discrete cables.

Uses:

  • It is ideal for you if you want to install a hard drive too in your Pi case.
PROS:
  • Room for a hard drive

CONS:
  • Screw required for fixing

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Gamecube Pi Classic

Gamecube Pi Classic

We have considered making a Nintendo Pi case. Now try 3D printing a Gamecube to store your Pi securely.

Uses:

  • It is ideal for RetroPi gaming projects.
PROS:
  • Easy to 3D print
  • Game console inspired

CONS:
  • Screws required for fixing

Wii Pi Case

Wii Pi Case

The case resembles the Nintendo Wii. Like the Wii, there is a door at the top of the case from where you can easily access the USB and Ethernet ports.

Uses: It can stand on the side of your display screen. Thus, it does not require much area on your table.

PROS:
  • Small footprint
  • Easy to 3D print

CONS:
  • Door hinders the access to ports
  • Not compatible with the original Wii Nunchucks

Minimal Raspberry Pi 3 Case

Minimal Raspberry Pi 3 Case

It is another minimally designed Raspberry Pi case on our list. It is unique as it provides full protection while also offering us access to all pins and connectors on the Pi.

Uses:

  • The semi-open case enables airflow to prevent Pi from overheating.
  • It helps to keep your Pi safe and protected.
PROS:
  • Sleek
  • Maximum protection
  • Access to all ports

CONS:
  • No room for mounting a fan

Raspberry Pi Case Stackable

Raspberry Pi Case Stackable

Like PiRack, this case is also ideal for you If you have more than one Raspberry Pi.

Uses:

  • You can add as many slots as you require to securely store all your Pis in one place.
  • All the slots are independent. If you want to take out a Pi from the middle without disturbing other units, you can easily remove it.
PROS:
  • Ideal for office use
  • Expandable
  • No additional parts required

CONS:
  • Lacks airflow

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Raspberry Pi Pie Case

Raspberry Pi Pie Case

Who doesn’t love eating Pies? Now, you can also 3D print a case in the shape of a Pie.

Uses:

  • The Pi fits perfectly inside the case without any problem.
  • Holes in this case enable us to access all the ports.
PROS:
  • Creative
  • Food inspired

CONS:
  • No space for mounting a fan

Pi Crust

Pi Crust

Another food-inspired case on our list is Pi crust. Initially, it was designed for Raspberry Pi Model B, but with a few tweaks, you can use it for newer models.

Uses:

  • It is ideal for food lovers.
  • You can color/paint it to enhance its look.
PROS:
  • Food inspired
  • Unique

CONS:
  • Not compatible with Pi 4

Pigeon

Pigeon

If you are looking for a case that can help you to mount your Pi on a wall? Then Pigeon is an ideal choice.

Uses:

  • You can attach it to a wall, behind a PC, or under a desk.
  • Enables you to turn your Pi into a camera
PROS:
  • Can be wall mounted
  • Camera

CONS:
  • Only for Pi Zero W

The Tired Cube

The Tired Cube

Another cubic-shaped case that you can 3D print at home. However, it will cost you $1.30.

Uses:

  • It is compatible with Pi 3 B and 3 B+
  • You can paint it to enhance its look. Though white looks elegant.
PROS:
  • No screws required
  • Easy to 3D print

CONS:
  • Not compatible with all Raspberry Pi Models

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Ultimate RetroPie Tribute Case

Ultimate RetroPie Tribute Case

Another case to pay tribute to the RetroPie game.

Uses:

  • It is ideal for you if you like and are interested in commencing a RetroPie gaming project.
  • It also features ON and OFF buttons.
PROS:
  • Cute
  • Eye-catching
  • No screws required

CONS:
  • Not compatible with Raspberry Pi 4

OctoPi Case

OctoPi Case

After you install Octoprint on your Pi, do not forget to print this cute OctoPi case that is designed by Barneyj on Thingiverse.

Uses:

  • It is able to hold the Pi upright
  • It offers an amount for a camera
PROS:
  • Camera mount
  • Stand included

CONS:
  • Difficult to assemble

Retro Nexus System V1.5

Retro Nexus System V1.5

It’s a straightforward compact case for your Raspberry Pi with a small footprint.

Uses:

  • It provides access to all important ports.
  • It has a space for a small heatsink and a 30mmx 8mm fan.
PROS:
  • Active cooling
  • Small footprint
  • Simple

CONS:
  • Cannot overclock your Pi

Minimal Pi Zero Case

minimal pi zero case

When minimal is enough, this ultra-thin case was designed by Pyromaniac to provide protection to your Pi Zero.

Uses:

  • It enables you to easily access the whole board.
  • It offers support to your Pi and prevents it from overheating.
PROS:
  • Simple
  • 3D prints quickly

CONS:
  • No protection against dust etc

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Raspberry Pi zero case

Raspberry Pi zero case

Another case is that you can 3D print for your Raspberry Pi Zero. It is smooth and professional.

Uses:

  • There is an exposed slot for the GPIO pins.
  • It keeps your Pi cool with a good ventilation system.
PROS:
  • Sleek
  • Access to all ports and GPIOs

CONS:
  • Only compatible with Pi Zero

Raspberry PI Zero Case GPIO and Cam

Raspberry PI Zero Case GPIO and Cam

You can even 3D print this case for your Pi Zero. It was designed by Pulpataro on Thingiverse.

Uses:

  • It keeps your Pi cool due to plenty of airflows.
  • Access to GPIO pins and the whole board.
PROS:
  • Well Ventilated
  • Easy access to the Pi
  • Screwless

CONS:
  • Not compatible with other Pis

Official Howchoo Raspberry Pi Case

Official Howchoo Raspberry Pi Case

This case was initially designed by Howchoo for Raspberry Pi 3 B+ but it is also compatible with older Pi models.

Uses:

  • Enables to access all ports on the Pi
  • It has windows on both sides to enhance ventilation.
PROS:
  • Well ventilated
  • Simple

CONS:
  • Not compatible with Pi 4

Here are more Raspberry Pi Projects you might be interested in
Cool Raspberry Pi Projects
Raspberry Pi Laptop: Best Kits & Projects 
Awesome Raspberry Pi Zero W Projects

Conclusion

Not all Raspberry Pi’s are equal in size. They range from the low-cost Raspberry Pi Zero to the next-generation Raspberry Pi 4 B. So before 3D printing a case, it is important to check its compatibility with your Pi.


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