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by batjac
Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:25 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: My RasPens
Replies: 1
Views: 463

My RasPens

Well, I finally got around to inking a couple of fountain pens in some Raspberry Purple to use around the desk for note taking and such. The solid purple pen has a fine nib, and the clear purple pen has a medium nib. The medium pen even has a "P" for Pi on the nib! I may get another purple pen later...
by batjac
Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:38 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: US ATSC TV Partial Success
Replies: 11
Views: 18371

Re: US ATSC TV Partial Success

CMason, great post. I'll be watching, since I'm trying to get rid of the amazingly expensive cable bill. I'm a fellow Portlander (Hillsboro, actually), so if it works for you, it will probably work for me.
by batjac
Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:06 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: C64 emulator
Replies: 103
Views: 75537

Re: C64 emulator

Cool! Now, the question is: has anyone managed to log their RasPi onto Q-Link Rebooted?
by batjac
Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:14 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why did the industry fail?
Replies: 60
Views: 12038

Re: Why did the industry fail?

<t>Okay.  Let me start this off by saying two things: First, I plan to buy at least three RPi's for my own personal projects.  Second, I have great respect for the people of the Foundation, and for all the people I see on here putting in their personal time to make the RPi a success.<br/> <br/> But,...
by batjac
Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:51 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 399674

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

Okay. THIS is the case... You could even use one of the tiny picture frames for the screen:

by batjac
Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:07 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Total Cost of Ownership
Replies: 28
Views: 5394

Re: Total Cost of Ownership

<t>I don\'t know what the equivalent in England is, but when I was making my home made MAME system I went to the local Goodwill store to get stuff to cannibalize. A clean, usable USB keyboard and mouse were a total of $5. Probably be able to pick up a power supply from an electronics bin for a coupl...
by batjac
Mon Sep 26, 2011 1:47 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Self-Contained MAME Machine
Replies: 80
Views: 38202

Re: Self-Contained MAME Machine

<r>I've wanted to do this for a long time, but as my first post mentions, sadly my flat isn't big enough. I'd still love to have a working upright arcade cabinet that's powered by a MAME PC... One can hope, but for now I'll just have to settle for something smaller <E>:)</E>. <br/> <br/> I remember ...
by batjac
Wed Aug 31, 2011 1:33 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How would you use a Raspberry Pi device?
Replies: 514
Views: 207405

Re: How would you use a Raspberry Pi device?

<r>I'd use it for a Brother-in-Law proof unit. He can break almost anything. Also, he's never graduated from school, and needs to get his G.E.D. to get into a Plummer's Apprentice program. I gave him a PC to study for his G.E.D., but it got pawned. Ditto for the laptop he was given. About the only t...
by batjac
Tue Aug 30, 2011 1:25 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Merchandise ideas
Replies: 116
Views: 18922

Re: Merchandise ideas

<r>You know you're going to do pens. But you MUST do a Raspberry Pi fountain pen. You could even get an ink company like Noodler's to do a specific shade of ink specifically for R-Pi and called "Raspberry Pi Purple". I know that Noodler's will sometimes include a free fountain pen when ordering a 4....

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