Hand Held Enclosures

Hand held enclosures are protective cases for controllers and electronic instruments. They are used for simple mobile controls as well as more heavy-duty electronic devices. The shapes are modern and ergonomic, making them very practical and comfortable to hold. They are typically made from aluminium, and come in a variety of different lengths to suit a wide range of PCBs and other assemblies.

Features of hand held enclosures

Designed to mount digital or analogue LCD display modules, hand held enclosures typically have an acrylic window that protects the display modules. A raised area features at the bottom of the enclosure to accommodate plugs, while a tilt foot ensures that desktop applications can be used ergonomically.

Other features commonly present in hand held enclosures include:

  • battery compartments for C, AA and 9 V cells
  • snap-in battery compartment lids for quick battery replacement
  • internal screw pillars for mounting PCBs

What are hand held enclosures used for?

Hand held enclosures can be used for mounting digital and analogue instruments. They are ideal for housing measuring and control technology such as continuity checkers, volt meters, field intensity meters, digital thermometers and flow meters.

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Description Price Body Material External Length External Width External Height External Dimensions Integral Battery Compartment IP Rating Weight Display Window Colour Push Buttons Series Number Of Push Buttons Special Features
RS Stock No. 703-9850
Mfr. Part No.253.100.165
Aluminium, Die Cast Zinc 160 mm 138 mm 32 mm 160 x 138 x 32mm Yes IP54, IP65 - Yes Black, Silver - mobilCASE - -
RS Stock No. 703-9862
Mfr. Part No.253.100.205
Aluminium, Die Cast Zinc 200 mm 138 mm 100 mm 200 x 138 x 100mm Yes IP54, IP65 - Yes Black, Silver - mobilCASE - -