[OpenWrt-Devel] Custom cases for Netgear r7800?
bobafetthotmail at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 17:57:53 EDT 2018
On 02/11/18 21:20, Ben Greear wrote:
> This is a bit off topic, but I'm curious if anyone has developed
> or knows of someone selling customized cases for the Netgear r7800
> (or similar AP with similar radios and 128+MB of storage and 512+MB of
> In particular, I'd like to get access to the serial port in a nice way,
> and probably have either more generic branding or maybe my own custom
I can't help with custom cases, but I can share how I make easy serial
access port on my devices.
I use an audio jack. Female panel-mounted audio jack on the device, and
male jack on the USB-TTL dongle.
You need to know how you soldered the cables as they need to match
If you don't have a drill to make a decent hole in the case you can just
use the soldering iron as a drill
and some pliers to remove the blob of plastic. Do it outside of the
house of course.
After the second or third time the job is pretty clean and
unconspicuous, it does not look like a mod.
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