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Re: Tablet.

Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2011 1:23 pm
by abishur
Actually I'm looking at using this chip from Maxim to build my own circuit. It's for charging NiMH or NiCD batteries. There's also (more expensive) chips that let you do Li-Ion cells if you want to go that route

Re: Tablet.

Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:55 pm
by rja24
I am so wanting to do this but I am so so so confused. Could you dum it down for me?!

Re: Tablet.

Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2011 5:19 pm
by nvoid82
Here is a good touch panel: http://www.ebay.com/itm/10-4-U.....3cbacdff6c

You could use something like that for the touch interface. Also, the fancy clipboards that have space for a notebook inside would make a great case.

The hardest part will be finding the right screen. Usb only screens can be fairly high latency and expensive, and it might be kind of difficult to find a separate screen that is compatible without extra chips.

Re: Tablet.

Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2011 5:53 pm
by abishur
@ rja24 Which part?

Re: Tablet.

Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2011 7:33 pm
by na1pir
I've got couple of ideas, well in portable devices biggest concern is battery life. If I look in my android phone biggest power consumer is LCD backlit. Well if we use something like http://www.pixelqi.com/, power consumption would decrease.

So if we decrease power consumption of display, I think obvious power solution would be somthing like this, http://www.dealextreme.com/p/p.....ack-100422. So what did I miss?

Re: Tablet.

Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2011 7:38 pm
by rja24
:D thanks well surly you could have something like this

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-.....eddhg.png/

and some way of regulating voltage :C and sorry about ruff drawing software not my fortey!

Re: Tablet.

Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2011 7:44 pm
by rja24

Re: Tablet.

Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2011 12:16 pm
by rja24

Re: Tablet.

Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:15 pm
by rja24
sorry about the many posts can not find delete button! :( is that design right?

Re: Tablet.

Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2011 5:29 pm
by jezzirolk
did anyone think of this monitor?
http://www.thinkgeek.com/computing/c609/

its all USB, and has been reported to work in linux?

Re: Tablet.

Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2011 6:20 pm
by obarthelemy
we're going in circles on a certain number of topics, this one in particular. Re-hashing the same answers endlessly is a bit tiring, especially because the issue is getting worse.