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Mounting laptop and radio in hard case

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I am planning on mounting a small laptop and two handheld scanners in a hard case for portable usage. I have a rough plan but am having trouble finding the best way to mount the laptop to the case so that it is:
- usable in the case
- stable and secure.
- removable if required.

My plan it is cut a piece of MDF to the same size as the inside of the case and mount them to this, any ideas or suggestions?
 

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How small of a laptop, because some adhesive velcro strips would probably work. Specifically 3M dual lock.
Below is a YouTube clip of the stuff
https://youtu.be/028f8k1lXi0

I have used them in part of the construction of ham radio field box and they work great.

Though about possibly using a raspberry pi for your project. It would probably allow you to shrink the case. Its low power, there is a 7 inch touch screen for it
 

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It is a 10 inch netbook. I already have this and the case, just looking at ideas to mount it.
 

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It is a 10 inch netbook. I already have this and the case, just looking at ideas to mount it.


Nice, still have a 10 net book myself that i use for field radio events.


3M dual lock will definitely work then


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It is a 10 inch netbook. I already have this and the case, just looking at ideas to mount it.


have power source figured out?

here's how i built a simple powerpole 12 volt Power supply adapter for my netbook. it as adjustable voltage output quick, easy, snd got the parts from Amazon inexpensively.

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