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Odroid N2 Model

Unread post by hominoid » Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:03 am

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An Odorid N2 model has been added to the SBC Model Framework thread.

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Unread post by tobetter » Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:15 am

hominoid wrote:
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Odroid N2-1.jpgOdroid N2-2.jpgOdroid N2-3.jpg
An Odorid N2 model has been added to the SBC Model Framework thread.
Nice job!!

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Unread post by tobetter » Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:56 am

@hominoid, Dumb question...how am I able to get STL easily from your library? If I want to get the model for N2?

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Re: Odroid N2 Model

Unread post by hominoid » Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:59 am

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Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:56 am
@hominoid, Dumb question...how am I able to get STL easily from your library? If I want to get the model for N2?
There are no dumb questions IMO. :)
With the library in your working directory, create a simple program in OpenSCAD

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include <sbc_models.scad>
translate ([0,0,0]) sbc("n2"); 
compile and then export it using export from the file menu. There are 7 3D model formats, stereo lithography(stl) is the 1st selection. Or, down load the attachment. :D
odroid_n2_stl.zip
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Let me know how it works out for you and if you find any issues. I haven't received my N2 yet so I had to make some assumptions about SOC height, memory height, max top and bottom SBC height, PCB thickness, PCB hole size and audio jack height. I will adjust them once I can take some measurements or the data sheets are available.
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Re: Odroid N2 Model

Unread post by tobetter » Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:01 pm

hominoid wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:59 am
tobetter wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:56 am
@hominoid, Dumb question...how am I able to get STL easily from your library? If I want to get the model for N2?
There are no dumb questions IMO. :)
With the library in your working directory, create a simple program in OpenSCAD

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include <sbc_models.scad>
translate ([0,0,0]) sbc("n2"); 
compile and then export it using export from the file menu. There are 7 3D model formats, stereo lithography(stl) is the 1st selection. Or, down load the attachment. :D
odroid_h2_stl.zip
Let me know how it works out for you and if you find any issues. I haven't received my N2 yet so I had to make some assumptions about SOC height, memory height, max top and bottom SBC height, PCB thickness, PCB hole size and audio jack height. I will adjust them once I can take some measurements or the data sheets are available.
Thank you, I will try soon. SCAD looks great, the way how to modeling is very impressive to me.

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Re: Odroid N2 Model

Unread post by hominoid » Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:16 pm

FYI, You can use the text editor of your choice. The built in editor is not that great. There is an option to hide the built in editor. OpenSCAD will automatically regenerate the model whenever the text file is saved. Here is a link with the details and how to configure different editors(vim,emacs,kate,notepad++, etc).

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Re: Odroid N2 Model

Unread post by tobetter » Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:32 pm

hominoid wrote:
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FYI, You can use the text editor of your choice. The built in editor is not that great. There is an option to hide the built in editor. OpenSCAD will automatically regenerate the model whenever the text file is saved. Here is a link with the details and how to configure different editors(vim,emacs,kate,notepad++, etc).
Thank you. :)

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Re: Odroid N2 Model

Unread post by kafan1986 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:29 pm

hominoid wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:59 am
tobetter wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:56 am
@hominoid, Dumb question...how am I able to get STL easily from your library? If I want to get the model for N2?
There are no dumb questions IMO. :)
With the library in your working directory, create a simple program in OpenSCAD

Code: Select all

include <sbc_models.scad>
translate ([0,0,0]) sbc("n2"); 
compile and then export it using export from the file menu. There are 7 3D model formats, stereo lithography(stl) is the 1st selection. Or, down load the attachment. :D
odroid_n2_stl.zip
Let me know how it works out for you and if you find any issues. I haven't received my N2 yet so I had to make some assumptions about SOC height, memory height, max top and bottom SBC height, PCB thickness, PCB hole size and audio jack height. I will adjust them once I can take some measurements or the data sheets are available.
Great work. Do update the model with the actual height and also with the included heat sink. Thanks!

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Re: Odroid N2 Model

Unread post by hominoid » Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:57 pm

kafan1986 wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:29 pm
Great work. Do update the model with the actual height and also with the included heat sink. Thanks!
FYI, @tobetter posted a link to a stl of the heatsink here. There are SBC dimensions at the wiki of 90mmx90mx17mm. I just didn't know if the PCB thickness was included or if that was the maximum component height from the top of the PCB. Either way, we are talking about 1-2mm difference. Regardless, I will update the model once it is known.

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Unread post by tobetter » Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:04 am

hominoid wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:57 pm
kafan1986 wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:29 pm
Great work. Do update the model with the actual height and also with the included heat sink. Thanks!
FYI, @tobetter posted a link to a stl of the heatsink here. There are SBC dimensions at the wiki of 90mmx90mx17mm. I just didn't know if the PCB thickness was included or if that was the maximum component height from the top of the PCB. Either way, we are talking about 1-2mm difference. Regardless, I will update the model once it is known.
@hominoid, PCB thickness I found your model is 1.6mm. :) I've merged your model to the heatsink and attached as STL file.
With the merged model, I was able to fit into the draft case model like this which needs more air hole.
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Unread post by hominoid » Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:05 am

Looks good @tobetter! I was about to post an integrated N2 and heatsink stl myself. :D I looked at your stl and it appears that you were able to change the PCB thickness to the correct value so there is no need to post another.
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Looking further, it seems like the SOC z-dimension is close. No hurry but,If you have access to the data sheet, could you tell me what the soc thickness is and the paste allowance, so we have an accurate soc+paste height? It's important to the project I'm working on and hope to post in the near future.
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Re: Odroid N2 Model

Unread post by odroid » Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:44 am

The actual PCB thickness is 1.7mm.
I've just measured it. ;)

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Re: Odroid N2 Model

Unread post by hominoid » Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:48 am

odroid wrote:
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The actual PCB thickness is 1.7mm.
I've just measured it. ;)
Thanks @odroid for the info.

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Unread post by kafan1986 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:46 pm

@hominoid Can I get the STL file where the chip and heatsink are merged as in actual product?

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Re: Odroid N2 Model

Unread post by tobetter » Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:54 pm

Reference design for the front and back panel are uploaded
I've just uploaded new 3D models which can help you to design your own custom case.
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3477676

The connector holes fit very well, a little bit tight or need a small adjustment. You may need to give some rooms to the holes but I believe this will help you a lot to build your own case.
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Thanks to @hominod who contribute the 3D model.

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Re: Odroid N2 Model

Unread post by hominoid » Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:19 am

kafan1986 wrote:
Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:46 pm
@hominoid Can I get the STL file where the chip and heatsink are merged as in actual product?
Here is the integrated N2 and Heatsink. It has the PCB thickness set to 1.7mm as measured by @odroid.
n2 and heatsink.zip
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FYI, This is the OpenSCAD code I used to combine the two.

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include <sbc_models.scad>
color("black") import("ODROID-N2_HEATSINK.stl", convexity=3);
translate ([89,90.5,3]) rotate([0,0,180]) sbc("n2");

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Re: Odroid N2 Model

Unread post by hominoid » Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:21 am

tobetter wrote:
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:54 pm
Reference design for the front and back panel are uploaded
I've just uploaded new 3D models which can help you to design your own custom case.
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3477676

The connector holes fit very well, a little bit tight or need a small adjustment. You may need to give some rooms to the holes but I believe this will help you a lot to build your own case.
Using the profile of the heatsink is a great design idea @tobetter! That should work well.

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Unread post by kafan1986 » Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:20 am

hominoid wrote:
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:21 am
tobetter wrote:
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:54 pm
Reference design for the front and back panel are uploaded
I've just uploaded new 3D models which can help you to design your own custom case.
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3477676

The connector holes fit very well, a little bit tight or need a small adjustment. You may need to give some rooms to the holes but I believe this will help you a lot to build your own case.
Using the profile of the heatsink is a great design idea @tobetter! That should work well.
Thanks! I was able to learn little bit of openscad and integrate heatsink with the code below. Have to say it is a pretty interesting tool with such a small footprint.

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include <sbc_models.scad>
translate ([0,0,0]) sbc("n2");
color("black") translate([89,90,-3.0]) rotate([0,0,180]) import("ODROID-N2_HEATSINK.stl",convexity=3);

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Re: Odroid N2 Model

Unread post by tobetter » Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:10 am

kafan1986 wrote:
Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:20 am
hominoid wrote:
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:21 am
tobetter wrote:
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:54 pm
Reference design for the front and back panel are uploaded
I've just uploaded new 3D models which can help you to design your own custom case.
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3477676

The connector holes fit very well, a little bit tight or need a small adjustment. You may need to give some rooms to the holes but I believe this will help you a lot to build your own case.
Using the profile of the heatsink is a great design idea @tobetter! That should work well.
Thanks! I was able to learn little bit of openscad and integrate heatsink with the code below. Have to say it is a pretty interesting tool with such a small footprint.

Code: Select all

include <sbc_models.scad>
translate ([0,0,0]) sbc("n2");
color("black") translate([89,90,-3.0]) rotate([0,0,180]) import("ODROID-N2_HEATSINK.stl",convexity=3);
So do I, I knew about OpenSCAD but very recently I started to use OpenSCAD because of the project by @hominoid and it inspires me something new. Problem is that I am spending more time to draw and print a thing rather than coding. :(

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Unread post by eval- » Wed May 01, 2019 12:05 am

What are the header pins missing on actual board (J7) .. audio (I2S) ?

Does this mean (with soldering) we can use the HiFi Shield/2 on N2? Better (and cheaper) than HiFiBerry?

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Unread post by hominoid » Thu May 02, 2019 12:12 am

I have not examined it closely myself but I do remember someone saying there was an optical output on J7 as well as on the main GPIO header. I would advise you to look at the schematics and the Amlogic Data sheet. The N2 has a decent built in DAC so adding another doesn't really gain you anything in my opinion.

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Unread post by tobetter » Thu May 02, 2019 6:26 am

eval- wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 12:05 am
What are the header pins missing on actual board (J7) .. audio (I2S) ?

Does this mean (with soldering) we can use the HiFi Shield/2 on N2? Better (and cheaper) than HiFiBerry?
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Unread post by Mesotop » Thu May 02, 2019 8:13 pm

Good Job!!!
Is it possible to receive or download the 3D model in STP format?

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Unread post by hominoid » Sat May 04, 2019 1:20 pm

Mesotop wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 8:13 pm
Good Job!!!
Is it possible to receive or download the 3D model in STP format?
Unfortunately OpenSCAD does not directly support STEP. Export formats are STL, OFF, AMF, 3MF, DXF, SVG, CSG.

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Unread post by Pelican » Tue May 07, 2019 5:13 am

Hi, today I saw a nice oled display atteched to the N2 in a CE forum
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There is an addon which can handle the most common oled display like these:
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OpenVFD also available for CE, so only one thing is missing: a nice case for the N2 which can hold one of the oled screen.
I think the 128x32 (the third one on the picture) would be the best fit.
You can find them on Aliexpress for around $2
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Are you guys interested in to make a model for this?

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Unread post by PS-KODI » Fri May 10, 2019 8:07 pm

A case with Display, ssd holder, and 4usb ports in front of n2.... A dream?

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Unread post by tobetter » Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:05 am

I've finally printed out complete parts to build the NES look case for ODROID-N2 and have been uploaded to Thingiverse.
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3733275

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Still not finished to wires inside for buttons and CVBS cables, since it's very first draft printing. Fortunately, pieces are fit fairly good but its surface is not smooth as well as the printing quality is not nice due to lack of printing skill. The design is done for a month slowly whenever I don't like to do keyboard job, and one wish I've got an idea is an adding a part to install 2.5" drive instead of the game pack on the front.
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Unread post by rooted » Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:48 pm

I like it, thank you for sharing the model.

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Unread post by hominoid » Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:23 am

Nice, I look forward to seeing the finished system.

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