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by george.endrulat
Thu Mar 22, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Self-Contained MAME Machine
Replies: 80
Views: 39009

Re: Self-Contained MAME Machine

Bottom to top xbox 360 to arcade controller tutorial:

Arcade controller will give you button envy

or direct link: http://x2jiggy.com/2012/01/xbo.....-joystick/
by george.endrulat
Tue Feb 07, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Would the Wrist Charger from ThinkGeek work?
Replies: 7
Views: 2015

Re: Would the Wrist Charger from ThinkGeek work?

Sounds like it would end up being better buying a LIPO battery + LIPO charger.  There's been plenty of discussion on here about them.
by george.endrulat
Mon Feb 06, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: An open/free/secure/modular/extendable Raspberry Pi smartphone
Replies: 6
Views: 3145

Re: An open/free/secure/modular/extendable Raspberry Pi smartphone

<t>I really do hope you get this off the ground.  I would build one in a heartbeat.  Great idea and good luck.<br/> <br/> -edit: couple of thoughts<br/> <br/> usb 3g/4g "laptop stick" type of internet would be just fine, then we can set up serval or some kind of asterisk / google voice / voip based ...
by george.endrulat
Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: GPIOs suitable for Microswitches? Joysticks?
Replies: 14
Views: 4901

Re: GPIOs suitable for Microswitches? Joysticks?

XBOX 360 Controller --> Arcade controller build out: Arcade controller will give you button envy

It's a simple solution to a problem that can easily get overly complex.
by george.endrulat
Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:12 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SplashTop Remote
Replies: 5
Views: 13307

Re: SplashTop Remote

<r>Ages ago I petitioned splashtop for the source to their linux distro 'Splashtop OS' [<URL url="http://www.splashtop.com/os">http://www.splashtop.com/os</URL>].  They evaded, refused, and gave me the run around, eventually supplying me with windows executable binaries.  There *were* tons of posts ...
by george.endrulat
Thu Feb 02, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Portable screens that dont cost an arm and a leg
Replies: 38
Views: 21976

Re: Portable screens that dont cost an arm and a leg

<r>I'm sure it might be not what we're after but a simple search on Alibaba: <URL url="http://www.alibaba.com/showroo.....nitor.html">http://www.alibaba.com/showroo.....nitor.html</URL> for 10 inch hdmi lcd monitor turned up quite a few.<br/> <br/> If we could narrow down one that fills most of our ...
by george.endrulat
Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB bootable?
Replies: 17
Views: 3711

Re: USB bootable?

<r>A couple of questions:<br/> <br/> What is the point of using lets say a 32GB flash/thumb drive over a 32GB SD Card?<br/> <br/> Is it strictly a matter of speed/price?<br/> <br/> If we can get our hands on a SD card that is 133x or above would it even matter?<br/> <br/> Where would the swap space ...
by george.endrulat
Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Wifi
Replies: 6
Views: 5216

Re: Wifi

<r>Great ideas.  Can you please explain how you are going to convert the ethernet port to wireless without using usb?  I've looked and all I come up with is "gaming adapters" and the like.  Such as: <URL url="http://www.mwave.com/mwave/SKU.....ia=AA97571">http://www.mwave.com/mwave/SKU.....ia=AA9757...
by george.endrulat
Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:16 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: 7-10 inch touchable screen - what is best for r-pi?
Replies: 7
Views: 23483

Re: 7-10 inch touchable screen - what is best for r-pi?

<r>Found this: <URL url="http://www.ebay.com/itm/Capaci.....3a6f5d7464">http://www.ebay.com/itm/Capaci.....3a6f5d7464</URL><br/> <br/> A 10.1" capacitive multi-touch touchscreen "kit", pair that with a 10.1" lvds lcd from a netbook and you should be off and running.  Replacement lcd screens for netb...
by george.endrulat
Tue Nov 29, 2011 4:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3616
Views: 165964

Re: Introduce yourself!

<t>Hi,<br/> <br/> As you can see: I'm George.<br/> Location: US [chicago]<br/> Job: Mechanical Designer<br/> <br/> Proposed purpose for the Raspberry Pi board:<br/> 1. Physical touch interface for sound + light interaction for my soon to be (DD~march 3rd) newborn.<br/> 2. Diy tablet<br/> 3. Diy e-re...

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