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Source For Large Plastic Project Boxes?

Tried eBay, but was hoping to locate a online retailer for various sizes of electronic enclosures... Looking for large sizes of about 8" x 8" x 2" or 10 x 10" x 2", etc.... Anyone now of a good supplier of these?


Thanks
Richard

#1  
Honestly there are limited options that are also reasonable price. There are huge enclosures for desktop equipment that range around 100 dollars but it is simply not worth it. I have noticed it is however economical to buy old equipment , remove the insides in a few minutes and have a ideal project box. Target items for smaller enclosures are cable and dsl modems, wifi or wired routers ect. A larger enclosure in the 10 to 14 inch range are typically things like a old xbox, ps2, old cable box from time Warner or comcast, tivo, old satellite receivers from companies like dish or direct tv.
#2  
Alltronics.com has a selection of desktop sized cases and rack mount sized ones too. I'm looking for some more options.
#5  
I have two of these comcast boxes that gutted easily with a t series screw driver. T6 i think. The are vented and the comcast logo is a easy fix. Plus they come with a external 4 amp 5 volt power brick

Just search for :
RNG110 cable box

they are 15 -35 dollars

http://m.ebay.com/itm/221424615477?nav=SEARCH

http://m.ebay.com/itm/271471966659?nav=SEARCH

http://m.ebay.com/itm/271468093939?nav=SEARCH

i did a basis tutorial showing how easy it is to re purpose these , they should meet your needs.:)
#9  
Thanks again Josh, Robert and Doc... the polymorph would not work.... I am looking for an elegant solution... I think I have found what I need...

Thanks again guys
Cheers
#10  
By the way , what did you find you will go with?