The Anelok Y accessory case looks very nice!

[These questions meant to help you communicate with future readers of your Anelok wiki.] 

Is this description of function of each Y-box connector correct? 

1a Full size USB A connects Anelok Y to a [optional?] wired keyboard for entering password and related information into Anelok. An alternative is to enter data using the jog wheel on Anelok, But that is rather slow and tedious in comparison to using a full keyboard.
 
1b The full size USB is also used to connect Anelok to a PC for injecting passwords as needed.

2 One Micro USB (female) connects Anelok Y to USB power supply, to provide power to USB keyboard. 

3 Second Micro USB (female? male?) is used as data connection from Anelok password safe to Anelok Y case.

** [I am not clear how this is done to avoid various security compromises. You might craft a  short & sweet not-too technical explanation for a high level overview. 
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New subject: 

Your Anelok project is moving at a brisk pace. Good stuff! Assuming your goal is an Indiegogo funding campaign, what are your thoughts about case manufacturing process for in volume: 

1,000
10,000
100,000 and up <--- this is the goal, right? ;)

Milling plastic and paint might (?) be adequate up to low hundreds? 

You are a shining example of how to create open hardware using open processes.

Bravo!

Ron K Jeffries
rjeffries@gmail.com


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On Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 12:07 AM, Werner Almesberger <werner@almesberger.net> wrote:
After all the painting and polishing it's time to see the result in
real life. The Y-Box doesn't do much but it does of course have a LED.
Here it is, connected and powered:

http://downloads.qi-hardware.com/people/werner/anelok/tmp/ybox-paint-white-bg.jpg

Besides the shortcomings I've already mentioned, I think it looks
pretty decent. Since there are about 2 mm of clear plastic around the
black "core", it also has a nice contrast in front of a dark
background:

http://downloads.qi-hardware.com/people/werner/anelok/tmp/ybox-paint-black-bg.jpg

One drawback of having a shiny case with glossy paint is that it's
surprisingly hard to find an angle that doesn't put all sorts of
confusing reflections (camera, lamp, windows, etc.) in the picture.
Oh well :)

Next: alternative painting schemes.

- Werner

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