This is an old revision of the document!
NOTE: Items marked with “Current Best Price” have not been comparison-shopped nor priced in bulk yet.
NOTE: Shipping costs not included! This could be a silent killer. Some items assume Amazon Prime membership
Processor & Shields
Current total cost: $28.00 - NOTE: No Camera with this config!
Raspberry Pi Core
Raspberry Pi Zero with camera bundle. Current best price: $40 (Adafruit)
Raspberry Pi servo hat. Current best price: $18 (Adafruit)
Edimax USB wifi dongle. Current best price: $8 (Amazon)
Current total cost: $66.00
Hookup wire: 22AWG stranded. 25 feet RED, 25 feet BLACK. Cost: $6.00 for both spools
Dupont jumpers: GET COUNT. GET LENGTH. DETERMINE ENDS. FIND SOURCE.
1x Half-size breadboard. Cost: $5.00
3x Two-position screw terminals for breadboard. Cost $Repackaged from bulk
3x Mini limit switches for lid. Cost: $2.00 for three
4 pairs 22AWG m/f bullet terminals (8 pieces total) Cost: $Repackaged from bulk
8ft 24 AWG bare copper wire. Cost: 25 cents per Crowbox if bought in bulk & portioned
Current total cost: $13.25 presently, but not all items accounted for yet.
MG995 Metal gear servo. Current best price: $6.00 per servo
Current total cost: $6.00
All information in this category currently assumes fabrication at PONOKO.COM
1/4 inch acrylic rod (for push rod)
790x384x3mm acrylic sheet (solid color) - Cost: $25.23 fabricated
181x181x3mm acrylic sheet (translucent) - Cost: $4.50 fabricated
384x384x3mm acrylic sheet (transparent) - Cost: $9.13 fabricated
384x384x.5mm styrene sheet (white) - Cost: $2.50 fabricated
Current Cost: $41.36 plus shipping
M3 bolts (get specific on length, cap style, etc)
Silicone rubber band for lid, two inch (include extras). Current best price: 25 cents per band
Current Cost: [Not done building the list of required fasteners]
NOTE: - This information is just the sum of the categories above. It WILL change before shipping. Some parts are not yet sourced, priced, or best-priced, so this number is just the closest estimate we have.