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Customized USB flash drive.

Customized USB flash drive.

Have you considered the fact that, almost ANYTHINGcan be used to create a USB flash drive.In order to create these drives, used drives from Sony and Sansa brands
Of course, you need to disassemble the plastic shell for all of them…
The disassembling process is a quite easy task…
You just need a couple of screwdrivers – a plain one would be most useful -, they usually don’t have any screws… they come sealed by snapping. You usually end breaking the outside plastic shell, I could not find a faster way to disassemble it without breaking it….
You should find something that would work as the new USB flash drive body….
There are many things that might fit, but the best things are small toys….
If it’s a hard plastic and the body is not hollow, then you will need to use a drill….
In the examples I show, the “alien” head was very hard plastic, and I needed to drill all my way to make space for the USB circuit…
For soft plastics, you can work with a small knife….
The “venom” character flash key, is a very soft plastic, and the toy is hollow, so, there was already room for the USB circuit….all I did was to cut a square in the head and inserted the usb circuit……
In order to fix the circuit board inside the toy, I used plastic glue (you know those guns for crafts, you can find them everywhere) to hold it and added cotton and some packaging plastic pieces……

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