Hand-Hand "T" Soft Side Enclosures 1553T Series

Soft Sides, Ergonomic Design, Battery Compartments

Key Features:

  • Ergonomically designed for a comfortable fit into the user’s hand.
  • Choice of: two sizes, in two versions (with or without battery door) - in two colors (black or grey).
  • Perfect for instrument or mobile data enclosures requiring a keypad and display.
  • Both the display and keyboard areas are recessed for membrane devices.
  • Molded from flame retardant ABS plastic, choice of black or light gray - material carries a UL flammability rating of 94V-0.
  • Handheld section of enclosure includes a dark grey overmold, soft plastic grip.
  • Enclosure is assembled with M3-0.5 x 18 mm Philips machine screws, threaded into integral brass bushings. Perfect for applications when repetitive assembly and disassembly are required.
  • Integral brass bushings are factory inserted into top half of the enclosure (see photos).
  • Lap joint construction provides protection against access of dust and splashing water. Designed to meet IP54.
  • P.C. board standoffs are molded into the case top & bottom halves (see drawings or photos for more details).
  • Battery door & compartment version (part numbers ending in "BAT") includes:
  • 1553TT "BAT" versions - 4 battery clips (for 2- AA batteries) and one 9 volt (PP3) battery clip.
  • 1553T "BAT" versions - 8 battery clips (for 4 - AA batteries) and two 9 volt (PP3) battery clips.
  • Contains either one or two end panels (depending on version - see table below) - removable for easy modification.
  • Bottom half of enclosure includes molded in label recess on back:
  • 1553TT "BAT" versions - 1.73" x 1.3" (44 mm x 33 mm).
  • 1553T "BAT" versions - 2.2" x 1.65" (56 mm x 42 mm).

Photo Features

Internal featutes of non-battery version (in black). This version has two removable end panels.
Internal features of battery version (in gray). This version has one removable end panel.

Battery versions include our long-life three point battery door.
Battery compartment includes (2) clips for (2) 9V (PP3) batteries.
Battery compartment includes (8) clips for (4) AA batteries.

Replacement Screws & Accessories


Replacement assembly machine screws sold in packs of 100. 

Self tapping PC board mounting screws sold in packs of 50 and 100

Belt Clips

Belt Clip

Extra Battery Clip Kits

Part Numbers

Removable Removable Display Keyboard Enclosure
Top End Bottom End Section Section Depth
Part Number Color Battery Type Panel Panel Width Width Length
1553TTBK Black None Yes Yes 3.15 2.68 6.50 1.10
1553TTGY Grey None Yes Yes 3.15 2.68 6.50 1.10
1553TTBKBAT Black 2 - AA or 1 - 9V Yes No 3.15 2.68 6.50 1.10
1553TTGYBAT Grey 2 - AA or 1 - 9V Yes No 3.15 2.68 6.50 1.10
1553TBK Black None Yes Yes 3.94 3.38 8.27 1.26
1553TGY Grey None Yes Yes 3.94 3.38 8.27 1.26
1553TBKBAT Black 4 - AA or 2 - 9V Yes No 3.94 3.38 8.27 1.26
1553TGYBAT Grey 4 - AA or 2 - 9V Yes No 3.94 3.38 8.27 1.26

Replacement Panels & Battery Doors

Black End Panels Gray End Panels Black Battery Doors Gray Battery Doors
Enclosure Size (10-Pack) (10-pack) (5-pack) (5-pack)

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Data subject to change without notice.

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