1> Some developers like to keep electronics housed to protect and shield the electronics as well as keep the dust off.
2> J50 has 12 pins all about power switch, reset switch, and LED, where do you mount the switches and LED? A case.
3> On the bottom of the board is a place for a coin battery for the RTC, the battery, diode, and capacitor are missing from the schematic or should I say ‘Concept’ schematic?
Matters not, waiting on RMA for the DOA Nano, I mill’ed a slot across the back of a case I had purchased and expanded the opening for the FEC cables, come Monday if I still haven’t received the RMA I’ll just purchase another.
Nice touch making the end users photograph the nano and fill out a form while logged in, South Park Cable guys come to mind.
Use the Nvidia Jetson Nano in an end product? A device that requires a dedicated Linux box to load software is by definition not for an end users…