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Photos Latest Purchases Thread: v2.0

Discussion in 'General' started by RTT, 29 Oct 2007.

  1. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Pair of these, next decision, hubs, then spokes an nipples

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  2. Cthippo

    Cthippo Can't mod my way out of a paper bag

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    OMG DO WANT!

    Where do you get the displays to go with that and how does the interface work?
     
  3. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    The things themselves are <£50 from Amazon.
    Displays can be either a static pic on paper, or some folks install cheap tablets behind them, running Roccat's Power Grid app.
    SC player "Third" has produced an SC theme for Power Grid.

    So far, you only need one for SC, but they're only sold in pairs.

    As to controls, an SC player named "Solarfly" publishes driver files for Thrustmaster's Target software for these and the Warthog HOTAS. :thumb:
     
  4. fix-the-spade

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    DT 350s and budget a few quid for the 32t ratchet upgrade out of the 240s.

    Decision made.
     
  5. Byron C

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    They look awesome...

    I just found the internal dimensions:

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    One of these:

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    Has a visible screen area of 116x67mm, only 30mm shy on one axis.

    IDEAS.
     
  6. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    You can pick up a no-name 7inch tablet for less. No need to buy anything to drive that screen!
     
  7. Byron C

    Byron C No liability accepted as a result of this post

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    True, but that screen has a HDMI interface - your graphics card can drive it ;). And where's the fun in just sticking it to a tablet? That's far too easy! :dremel:
     
  8. Nexxo

    Nexxo Queue Jumper

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    Look at Samurize for an easy-to-program flexible stats display. Free, stable, WYSIWYG editor.
     
  9. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Oh you! having hard enough time choosing hubs as is!
     
  10. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    Osmo! A little 125ml pot. And a plane. And ten black M14 washers.

    I will finish this guitar this weekend so help me god.
     
  11. crazyg1zm0

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    A rice cooker and steamer tray for said rice cooker.
     
  12. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    I'll likely just print out the appropriate keybindings onto a transparency, & backlight with some EL sheet.
     
  13. Darkwisdom

    Darkwisdom Level 99 Retro Nerd

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    Oh man, I was looking for something just like this. Do you know if you can something slightly smaller 3.5" for example?
     
  14. Byron C

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    Sadly this is the smallest I've seen with a HDMI interface. Plenty of 2.4", 2.8", 3.5", 4.3" LCDs available which use composite or interface directly to a Raspberry Pi (via GPIO), but I haven't seen anything that small with an HDMI interface.
     
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    Cthippo Can't mod my way out of a paper bag

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    HDMI seems like overkill, though convenient. If I were using one of these I would want it to display just text or monochrome graphics (in green), so a USB to GPIO adapter would do it (if such a thing exists).

    I wonder if a digital photo frame could be modified for this. Also wondering if it would be easier to start from the display and make the bezel to fit.
     
  17. IanW

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    It does. It's called a Raspberry Pi. :thumb:
     
  18. Byron C

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    Indeed. The Raspberry Pi Zero supports USB "gadget mode", basically meaning you can use it as a USB peripheral. Of course you have to program it to do what you want... :)
     
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    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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