Stylus Recommendation

Jeremiah Flerchinger jeremiah.flerchinger at
Mon May 5 02:33:30 CEST 2008

I'd like a Nintendo DS style stylus and holder because they're small,
cheap, & I like how they fit into the casing of the DS.  I would try to
use the FreeRunner CAD data
( ) to
make my own case mod design if I could find something to convert Pro-E
files.  As it stands I refuse to buy Pro-E for a single hobby project.

On Sat, 2008-05-03 at 09:12 +0200, Nicanor Babula wrote:
> Shawn Rutledge wrote:
> > On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 7:56 AM, Hans L <thehans at> wrote:
> >   
> >>  I am not an electrical engineer, but I think that the voltage/current
> >>  produced from such a magnet would be negligible.  But, even assuming
> >>  that it would not be harmful, isn't the case made of plastic?  Is
> >>     
> >
> > Well you could take apart the phone and try to find a place to stash a
> > small, really strong neodymium magnet.  Then use a thin steel stylus
> > (with a soft plastic tip), shaped to fit against whatever surface has
> > the magnet.  It could even fit against the side of the phone, if it
> > had a slightly concave shape.  Or mod the case to have a shallow
> > groove for the stylus to fit into, then the stylus could just be a
> > thin steel bar, or rounded on one side as suggested.  Since the magnet
> > doesn't move, it shouldn't cause any inductive pulses (although it
> > might cause electrons that are trying to move in a straight line to go
> > off in a curve instead.  Not sure if that would affect anything...)
> >
> >
> >   
> Now I am using a motorola A1200E "Motoming" (linux based ;) ) and it has 
> a stylus too. I like very much the way the stylus is attached to my 
> motorola and I would like to see it on the neo if it doesn't create 
> large additional costs.
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