sunlight readable LCD
iknowjoseph at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 12:22:24 CEST 2009
My thoughts exactly Yorick.
I'd be very interested in this (I guess I should be! ;-) at the sort
of prices Marcus was talking about.
What's the technical investment required for this? I guess I should go
google "psp screen linux"...
2009/4/15 Yorick Moko <yorickmoko at gmail.com>:
> I'm not actually interested,
> but while you are modding: you could maybe also try to get a bigger
> battery in there?
> or two batteries in parallel?
> might be usefull for longer trips...
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 12:01 PM, Marcus Bauer <marcus.bauer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello list,
>> Joseph Reeves wrote on his blog about a bicycle app for the Neo .
>> I have always wanted to add cycling / sports functions to tangoGPS but
>> as the LCD is mostly unreadable in sunlight I felt there is little use.
>> After trying it a couple of times on my bike I soon started to leave
>> the Neo at home.
>> So I wonder about three things for better outdoor use:
>> 1) How many of you would be interested in the following hardware
>> * sunlight readable LCD
>> * bigger LCD 3,5"+
>> * new ruggedized case or rubber shell (including a mean to nicely fix
>> in on a bike?)
>> * waterproof (substaintially more costs)
>> 2) How much money would you spend on it? To give you an idea: the PSP
>> display with touchscreen can be bought on ebay for ~25$. A case may be
>> ~20-30$ for volumes of 100+.
>> 3) Last question: are there hardware people interested in
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