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Custom SKB Case Panels

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Select a brand of rugged case!


  • Custom Pelican Case Panels
  • Custom Pelican Storm Case Panels
  • Custom Nanuk Case Panels
  • Custom Seahorse Case Panels
  • Custom SKB Case Panels



Mount electronics, instruments, chart recorders, and more in an SKB case with DataPro's custom SKB case panels. We offer two options for this process. The first is through our online Custom Plate Creator. The Plate Creator allows panels to be previewed, quoted, and immediately ordered online. If you have a more specific design in mind, or need something our Plate Creator can't do, see below for details on submitting a custom design.

Perfect for:
  • Ruggedizing existing systems
  • Drone FPV ground stations
  • Pyrotechnics firing panels
  • Launch controllers
  • Medical equipment integration
  • Portable ventilators
  • Emergency radio go-kits
  • Chart recorders
For Case modifications, see our Case Services page.



Custom Case Panels Gallery


Custom Case Panels Gallery



Custom Designs & Drawings


Case Panels Diagram
If your project is more complex, start by downloading a template drawing file below. These can be used to develop a drawing. Then just email or give us a call to get started. Our experienced sales staff can start with any kind of drawing or design.

See below for information on available materials, options, and common cutouts.

Part Fits Case Width Height Downloads
PK-1006 SKB 1006 Series 10.660" 6.040" PDF Drawing (PDF)
PK-1209 SKB 1209 Series 11.920" 8.920" PDF Drawing (PDF)
PK-1510 SKB 1510 Series 14.910" 10.410" PDF Drawing (PDF)
PK-1711 SKB 1711 Series 17.000" 11.400" PDF Drawing (PDF)





Available Options


DataPro offers a number of finishing and marking options, as well as accessories.


Marking & Labeling:


Logo Marking

Logo Marking

We can convert, optimize, and laser mark your logo for sharp, professional branding.
Laser Marking

Laser Marking

For clean lines and maximum precision, laser marking is the perfect solution. Take a look at our Laser Marking Sample Gallery
Engraving

Engraving

This durable marking method looks great on any material with a contrasting surface treatment such as anodized aluminum or layered acrylic. For more information, see our Rotary vs Laser Engraving article.


Finishing:


Aluminum Anodizing

Anodizing

While pre-anodized aluminum is available, we can also anodize your panels post-cutting to provide a full-coverage durable finish.
Powder Coating

Powder Coating

Protect your panel with a high-quality powder coat applied as a final step.
Painting

Painting

Get creative with painted finishes! Available in a range of colors and textures.


Accessories:


Panel Brackets

Panel Brackets

To install a panel in an SKB case, you'll need panel brackets. We both sell brackets and install them.
Press-Fit Fasteners

Press-Fit Fasteners

Mount PCBs, attach mounting hardware, and more with press-fit fasteners built into your panel. Concealed-head and flush-head available. Flush-mount nuts available on panels 0.090" and thicker. Perfect for adding windows and vents too!
Captive Fasteners

Captive Fasteners

Perfect for frequently-removed panels and components. These fasteners stay attached to the panel even when loosened, preventing loss or damage to equipment.
Panel Hardware

Switch Guards & Hardware

We carry switch guards, panel handles, fasteners, and more. Check out our Accessories & Hardware section, or contact us if you have something specific in mind.
Inteiror Sub-Panels

Interior Sub-Panels

Add an interior sub-panel to hold electronics or parts, and help organize your case.


Case Modifications:


Note: Case modification can compromise waterproofing, and will void the manufacturer's lifetime warranty. For more information see our Case Services page.

Side Cutouts

Side Cutouts

Make your case usable even when closed with cutouts on the left and right sides of the case.
Frame & Bracket Mounting

Frame & Bracket Installation

Whether you just need help installing brackets, or more comprehensive mounts for additional panels, we can get it done.
Inlets & Side Panels

Inlets & Side Panels

DataPro can produce nearly any kind of internal or external structure you may need to mount ports and electronics, including inlet boxes, internal partitions, and hinged panels.
LCD Screen Installation

LCD Screen Integration

Installing a display in your case can be a big project - clearances, cabling, and overall fit need to be perfect. Our engineering and design team can help ensure that the process goes smoothly. Questions about installing a display in your case? Check out our FAQ!
Keyboard and Control Installation

Keyboard and Control Integration

Create the ultimate clean install by integrating keyboards, joysticks, touchpads, and more directly into the panel. We can help with sourcing, clearances, power, and more.







Materials

We're happy to recommend the perfect material for your project. If you've got something specific in mind, we stock a variety of common materials in multiple colors and thicknesses, and can source nearly anything with a very short turnaround. If you don't see what you're looking for here, just contact us.


  0.048" 0.050" 0.063" 0.090" 0.125"
6061 Aluminum
Bare or Black Anodized
       
5052 Aluminum
Clear or Black Anodized
   
5005 Aluminum
Clear Anodized
   
5005 Aluminum
Black Anodized
     
Acrylic
Matte or Glossy Black, 75% or 90% opaque White
       
Layered Acrylic
Black with White Core or White with Black Core
       
Brass    


6061 Aluminum

6061 Anodized Aluminum - Clear or Black

A popular and durable material that machines well and has high resistance to corrosion. While this high-strength aluminum isn't recommended for bending, it is heat-treatable and lightweight. Anodizing is MIL-A-8625, Type II, Class 1 (Class 2 for Black).
6061 Aluminum

5005 Anodized Aluminum - Clear or Black

The material we use for our stock case panels. Anodizing is MIL-A-8625, Type II, Class 1 (Class 2 for Black).
5052 Aluminum

5052 Aluminum

This bendable, weldable alloy is perfect for enclosures. Ideal for post-cut anodizing.
Acrylic

0.125" Acrylic

This acrylic material is lightweight and durable, with outstanding resistance to sunlight and weathering.
Engraving Plastic

0.125" Layered Engraving Acrylic

Made of three layers, with a contrasting color sandwiched between two shell layers. This makes for excellent, high-contrast direct engraving.
Brass

Brass

A beautiful material that polishes up wonderfully and has antibacterial properties.







Standard Cutouts



Custom Panels DataPro's standard plate and panel cutouts are designed to be compatible with our panel-mount cables and couplers.

Below you'll find a list of cutouts, their compatible components, and associated drawings. If you need something not listed here, please contact us!
Cutout Name Compatible Cable Compatible Coupler Drawing
AC Power Panel-Mount AC Power Extension (9298-01W) - -
BNC - BNC Coupler F-F (CCP-BNC) -
C13 PC Power Outlet - C13 Solder-on Connector (XX-PWR-C13) -
C14 PC Power Inlet C14 Panel Mount to NEMA 5-15R Cable
C14 Panel Mount to C13 Cable
C14 Solder-on Connector (XX-PWR-C14) -
C14 PC Power Inlet with Switch - C14 Solder-on Connector with Switch (XX-PWR-C14RS) -
C20 PC Power Inlet - C20 Solder-on Connector (XX-PWR-C20) -
DB9 RS232 Serial DB9 Panel-Mount Extension M-F(1023)
DB9 Panel-Mount Extension F-M (1122)
Weatherproof DB9 PM Extension M-F (1023W) Weatherproof DB9 PM Extension F-M (1122W)
DB9 Coupler F-F (CCP-D09FF)
DB9 Coupler M-M (CCP-D09MM)
PDF PDF
DB15/DA15 Gameport - DB15 Coupler F-F (CCP-D15FF)
DB15 Coupler M-M (CCP-D15MM)
-
DB25 DB25 Panel-Mount F-M (1013) DB25 Coupler F-F (CCP-D25) -
DB37 - DB37 Coupler F-F (CCP-D37FF) -
Decora Custom Decora Inserts USB/AC Power Insert (75PWRUSB) -
DisplayPort 1170 (P/M Female to Male)
1174 (P/M Female to Male Mini DisplayPort)
DisplayPort Coupler F-F (CCP-DSP) PDF PDF
Mini DisplayPort Mini DisplayPort PM Extension F-M (1178)
Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort F-M (1176)
- PDF PDF
DVI 1143 (P/M Female to Male) CCP-DVI PDF PDF
Ethernet CAT5/CAT6 Cable Cat5e Panel-Mount Extension F-M (1770)
Cat6 Panel-Mount Extension F-M (1771)
Cat6 Shielded PM Extension F-M (1771S)
RJ45 Cat5 Coupler F-F (CCP-C5E)
RJ45 Cat6 Coupler (CCP-C6)
RJ45 Cat6 Shielded Coupler (CCP-C6S)
PDF PDF
Waterproof IP67 Cat6 Ethernet - Cat6 Waterproof IP67 Coupler (CCP-C6R) -
Waterproof IP67 Cat6 Ethernet (alternate) - Waterproof IP67 Panel Mount Ethernet Coupler (CCP-C6W) -
Fiber Optic SC - SC-SC Coupler F-F (1443-FF)
SC-ST Coupler F-F (1443-FF)
-
F-Type Coaxial (TV Cable) - F-Type Coupler F-F (CCP-FTV) -
FireWire 400 FireWire Panel Mount F to Header (1390)
FireWire Panel Mount Extension F-M (1398)
FireWire Dual Panel Mount F-F (1388)
- -
FireWire 800 - FireWire 800 Coupler F-F (CCP-FW800) -
1-inch Grommet Grommet included - -
1.5-inch Grommet Grommet included - -
Handles, 3" (7.62cm) - 3" Panel Handle/Guard -
HDMI HDMI Panel Mount Extension F-M (1160)
HDMI Dual Panel Mount F-F (1168)
HDMI Coupler F-F (CCP-HDMI) PDF PDF
Waterproof HDMI - Rugged IP67 Panel Mount HDMI Coupler (CCP-HDMI-R) PDF PDF
Keystone Snap-in Module - All Keystone parts -
Neutrik D/XLR 1/4" TRS Panel-Mount Extension F-M (1225)
XLR Panel-Mount Extension F-M (1231)
XLR Panel-Mount Extension M-F (1232)
XLR Dual Panel-Mount F-F (1236)
All XLR/Neutrik D Compatible Parts
PDF PDF
N Type - Panel Mount Type N Coupler F-F (CCP-NTYPE) -
Light Switch - - -
Power 120V Duplex - Household Duplex Power Outlet (ZZ-PWR-X2) -
PS/2 PS/2 Panel Mount Extension F-M (1169) PS/2 Coupler F-F (CCP-PS2) -
QMA Antenna - QMA Coupler F-F (CCP-QMA) -
RCA - RCA Coupler F-F (CCP-RCA) PDF PDF
RP-SMA (F-F) - RP-SMA Coupler F-F (CCP-SMA-RPFF) -
RP-SMA (M-F) - RP-SMA Coupler M-F (CCP-SMA-RPMF) -
SIM Card Panel Mount Dual SIM Card Extension (CCP-SIM) - -
SMA SMA Panel Mount Extension F-M (1877) SMA Coupler F-F (CCP-SMA) -
Speaker Binding Post/Banana Jack - Binding Post Coupler F-F (CCP-PST)
Not recommended for use with conductive materials
-
Stereo 3.5mm (1/8in) 3.5mm Panel Mount Extension F-M (1224)
3.5mm Dual Panel Mount F-F (1223)
3.5mm Coupler F-F (CCP-3.5) PDF PDF
Stereo 1/4in 1/4" Panel Mount Extension F-M (1225)
1/4" Dual Panel Mount F-F (1226)
- -
S-Video S-Video Panel Mount Extension F-M (1164) S-Video Coupler F-F (CCP-CSV) -
Switch Guards - Aluminum Toggle Switch Guards 1in Aluminum Rocker Switch Guards 1.5in -
TNC TNC Panel Mount Extension F-M (1874)
TNC Coupler F-F (CCP-TNC) -
RP-TNC - RP-TNC Panel Mount Extension F-M (1872) -
Toslink Optical (via Keystone) - TosLink Optical Coupler F-F (CCK-TOS) -
USB 2.0/3.0 Type-A USB 2.0 A to 4-Pin Header F-F (1490)
USB 2.0 A to Micro B F-M (1582)
USB 2.0 A to Panel Mount B F-F (1587)
USB 2.0 A to A Dual Panel Mount F-F (1588)
USB 2.0 A to 5-Pin Header F-F (1590)
USB 2.0 A to A F-M (1598)
USB 2.0 A to B F-M (1599)
USB 3.0 A to 20-Pin Header F-F (1610)
USB 3.0 A to USB-C F-M (1679)
USB 3.0 A to Panel Mount B F-F (1687) (P/M Female to P/M Female B 3.0)
USB 3.0 A to Panel Mount A F-F (1688)
USB 3.0 A to A F-M (1698)
USB 3.0 A B F-M (1699)
USB 2.0 Flexible Coupler F-F (CCP-USBA-FLX)
USB 2.0 Coupler F-F (CCP-USB-A-FF)
USB A 2.0 to Micro B Dual Coupler (CCP-USBB)
USB A 3.0 to Panel Mount B 3.0 Dual Coupler F-F (CCP-USB3-AB)
PDF PDF
Dual USB 2.0 Type-A Dual USB-A 2.0 to 10-pin Socket (1522) - -
Waterproof USB 2.0 Type-A USB-A to USB-B Panel Mount F-F (1587W)
USB-A Panel Mount Extension F-M (1598W)
- PDF PDF
Waterproof USB 3.0 Type-A USB-A 3.0 Panel Mount Extension F-M (1698W) - -
USB 2.0 Type-B USB 2.0 B to 5-Pin Header F-F (1580)
USB 2.0 B to Micro-B F-M (1581)
USB 2.0 B to Panel Mount A F-F (1587)
USB 2.0 B to A F-M (1589)
USB 2.0 B to B F-M (1591)
- PDF PDF
Waterproof USB 2.0 Type-B Waterproof Panel Mount USB 2.0 Type-B to 5-pin Header Cable (1580W)
Panel Mount Waterproof USB B M-F Extension Cable (1591)
- PDF PDF
USB 3.0 Type B USB 3.0 B to Panel Mount A F-F (1687)
USB 3.0 B to B F-M (1691)
USB B 3.0 to Panel Mount A 3.0 Dual Coupler F-F (CCP-USB3-AB) PDF PDF
USB Micro B USB 2.0 Micro-B to Micro-B Extension F-M (1584) USB 2.0 Micro-B to A Dual Coupler F-F (CCP-USBB)
PDF PDF
Waterproof USB Micro B Waterproof USB 2.0 Micro-B to Micro-B Extension F-M (1584W) - -
USB Mini B USB Mini B Panel Mount Extension Cable M-F (1583)
- -
USB Type C USB-C 3.1 to 20-Pin Header F-F (1670)
USB-C 3.1 to USB-C Extension F-M (1678)
- PDF PDF
USB Snap-In Snap-In Panel Mount USB 2.0 AA Extension Cable (1558)
- PDF PDF
VGA VGA Panel Mount to VGA F-M (1152)
VGA Waterproof Panel Mount to VGA F-M (1152W)
VGA Panel Mount to VGA w/Pigtail F-M (1154)
VGA Panel Mount to VGA Panel Mount F-F (1156)
VGA Panel Mount to VGA Panel Mount w/Pigtail F-F (1157)
CCP-VGA PDF PDF