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Macro LCD

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Koolvin, 21 Oct 2001.

  1. SuperScrubber

    SuperScrubber Mad Chemist.....buwahahaa

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    Matrix orbital sell displays with keypads like the one you saw. Very intuitive to use although you need to do some basic .ini editing in order to customise the menus...................You can edit the basic screen that is displayed then use the right arrow/enter key to navigate to subsequent menus.........either winamp controls/track details/system stats/playlists etc... however when using the controls menu you cant see the track title without going back which is a nuisance if you have loads of songs on random play (like me!!).

    Ask away if you want to know anything in particular..........:)

    I put mine in an enclosure.........

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Calzor Suzay

    Calzor Suzay What's a Dremel?

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    Cheers guys... :)

    I never this sort of thing existed besides nipping down to Tandy and building the whole thing yourself then programming it all, which to be honest isn't my cup of tea.

    I'm over the moon :rofl: :rofl:

    I suppose until cool case mods import them I need to buy direct from the manufacturer?
     
  3. SuperScrubber

    SuperScrubber Mad Chemist.....buwahahaa

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    Unfortunatly yes - best way at the mo is to import from matrix orbital themselves, this adds to the price quite a bit what with import duty and all.............makes them quite pricey :(
    Think mine ended up costing just under £100, but what the heck its sooooooo cool !!!!
     
  4. Calzor Suzay

    Calzor Suzay What's a Dremel?

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    What software do you use to control the buttons on it?
     
  5. Calzor Suzay

    Calzor Suzay What's a Dremel?

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    Also...

    Do you have to pre-set up playlists and folders in winamp to be able to select/browse them?

    gah! questions questions questions so little time so excited :D
     
  6. Cheese

    Cheese Doc

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    I think that's all down do LCD center... and as for the playlist question I think you can just browse through whatever is in winamp atm. Have you seen the review of this LCD here - http://www.bit-tech.net/?page=article&id=68

    Cheers,

    r.
     
  7. Calzor Suzay

    Calzor Suzay What's a Dremel?

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    Ok I'm sold wheres me credit card :)
    Cheers for the link, mucho info and very useful for what I'm after. Maybe if I ever get my digital camera back off my mates dad I'll take pics of it linked up to my Yamaha AV amp chucking out some serious dB's :D
     
  8. Calzor Suzay

    Calzor Suzay What's a Dremel?

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    PS
    Can't find part deux has it been written yet?
     
  9. Cheese

    Cheese Doc

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    No... don't think so :(

    r.
     
  10. Calzor Suzay

    Calzor Suzay What's a Dremel?

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    Is it me my ISP but does the keyboard interface page work for anyone else? http://www.matrixorbital.com/products.htm

    As the display and control will be external to the PC I was thinking of maxxing my meal with a 4 line display and the control pad just to be flash :rofl:, anyone know if you can buy the same style keypad seperate and if the LCD Centre software works with a 4 line display? Site says compatible with any Matrix orbital display...
     
  11. SuperScrubber

    SuperScrubber Mad Chemist.....buwahahaa

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    Keypad page doesnt work here either mate...........yes LCDcenter does work with the 4 line displays. Playlist have to be inseted into a file in the LCDcentre folder..............in the form shown below............takes a while but its worth............you wouldnt want too many in there either as it can be a bit of a nightmare to navigate (especially on my 2 line display :()............

    mp3folders.txt

    All Of Them.........
    D:\1. THE WHOLE LOT........m3u
    Jimi Hendrix
    D:\Playlist Collections\Jimi Hendrix.m3u
    The Beatles
    D:\Playlist Collections\The Beatles.m3u
    Chemical Brothers
    D:\Playlist Collections\Chemical Brothers.m3u
    Prodigy
    D:\Playlist Collections\Prodigy.m3u
    Led Zeppelin
    D:\Playlist Collections\Led Zeppelin.m3u
    Radiohead
    D:\Playlist Collections\Radiohead.m3u
    etc...........

    Thought about a custom keypad myself and went to quite a few sites to have a look but in the end I decide to go for the one I knew was compatible...............might be worth emailing them or keeping an eye out for Henry from MO whos round here now and again..........
     
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  12. DETN8R

    DETN8R What's a Dremel?

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    where did you get the Polaroid sheet from?
     
  13. DETN8R

    DETN8R What's a Dremel?

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  14. firewars

    firewars What's a Dremel?

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    Oh wow that's TRULY impressive.
    Man , I wonder if you are making some and then selling those?

    I'd take one for sure.. :D
     
  15. y-it-earp

    y-it-earp What's a Dremel?

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    I just wanna know where koolvin got that leet table from in the artice

    would look great in here :D
     
  16. macroman

    macroman The One

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    Huh ?? :confused:
     
  17. y-it-earp

    y-it-earp What's a Dremel?

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    OOh respec to ur moddin too :D

    But that table is just something of beauty
     
  18. macroman

    macroman The One

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    I'm still confused, what table?:)
     
  19. ChriX

    ChriX ^

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    Oh yeah, that table is a beaut! ;)
     
  20. y-it-earp

    y-it-earp What's a Dremel?

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    Well its obvious someone else knows what im talking about

    it appears to me that u really dont appriciate that table enough.

    :D
     
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