antisol at internode.on.net
Sat Aug 30 04:51:29 CEST 2008
Lally Singh wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 12:41 PM, Radek Bartoň <blackhex at post.cz> wrote:
>> Card accesible from outside would be great too. Disassembling hood and SIM
>> card is really annoying so far.
> A second USB port would be nice, too.
> There's a lot of fun to be had in hooking external electronics to the
> OM. Honestly, so much fun that it's really worth exploring.
> But, it's not really fair to expect OM to sell (or bundle in) all the
> little goodies we'd like, like the X10 transceiver, compass, etc.
> Instead, how about two screw bolts around one of the USB connectors
> (like the PSP) and some means of getting a little plastic case &
> electronics board that plugs in. I'm thinking more of a listing with
> a 3rd party USB enclosure for custom electronics. Let the community
> build the cool stuff, and we'll share what we did! OM's only got to:
> 1) decide on a USB enclosure to be physically compatible with
> 2) add in the screw bolts around a USB port.
> And the rest of us can have all the fun hacking away with the possibilities :-)
I think that this is a great idea, but to clarify, this should be a
_second_ USB port, so that you can be charging / usb networking while
using these add-on devices you buy/build...
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