As N-O-D-E puts it, many Raspberry Pi implementations can be kind of messy. In hopes of creating something “small and sleek that you could potentially just plug and play,” he decided to deck out his Pi 3 with a 3D-printed case, a cooling fan, and the capability to mount an SSD drive.
The kit, dubbed “The Pocket Node,” is designed to transform your board into an all-in-one node with expandable SSD storage. As he describes it, this configuration would make an ideal bitcoin full node, a home media server, an NAS device, and other IoT applications.
The Pocket Node Is an Open Source Raspberry Pi 3 Server was originally published in Hackster’s Blog on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.