Homemade USB gamepad (NeoPlay)
atilla.filiz at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 23:20:01 CET 2009
An active one, with a usb Y-cable which can charge the neo while using in
host mode, that is something worth having.
On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 6:00 PM, Bastian Muck <bastian.muck at gmx.de> wrote:
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> Laszlo KREKACS schrieb:
> > On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 3:54 PM, ANT <ant007h at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Laszlo KREKACS wrote:
> >>> I think the full screen issues is just some temporary xfce issue.
> >> Actually I just switched LCD to QVGA mode, not XFCE itself.
> >>> Btw, if you are interested having a 3D case, just shoot me an email
> >> Sure, I'm interested in that. But it is needed to design a CAD model.
> I may
> >> try to make one if I have enough spare time. Then I'll email you. Or
> you may
> >> help with designing too?
> > Im a beginner too (in CAD modelling). I imagine the workflow something
> > like this:
> > you model it, I print it. Then I post pictures of the print, how is it
> > looks like on the
> > freerunner, where are the design faults, and printing faults.
> > Then we fix it, and print again. And again, and again.
> > As far as modelling is concerned, this is the open source toolbox:
> > - blender
> > - openscad
> > - qcad
> > - inkscape
> > Inkscape is great for the logo for example (import it into blender,
> > extrude it, etc).
> > qcad +openscad is great for accurate modelling. qcad for 2d, openscad for
> > 3d (extruding 2d, boolean it, etc).
> >> I assume you meant a separate case for gamepad addon, but it also would
> >> great (as arne anka said) to have a full replacement gaming case for
> >> Freerunner, or at least a LCD cover with integrated buttons.
> > As arne have asked too, I own a reprap machine. So there are some
> > namely:
> > - the printing process is achieved layer-by-layer printing. About 0.5mm
> > so you can feel them with your nail. At least 2 layers required to
> > really bond together.
> > - some postprocessing is required, polishing the plastic, to get rid
> > of the layers,
> > and have a better look
> > - no overhangs less then 45 degree. (ie. I cant print a standing
> > letter T because,
> > there is nothing under the top part of the T. Or the roof of the
> > house. (ie. four walls
> > plus the roof).
> > So summing up, we need at least 2mm thickness. So printing out the
> > case is impossible, because it has less then 1mm of wall thickness.
> > But for prototyping, or having a gamepad, what you posted does not impose
> > such a strict limitation. So nobody really care if it is 3mm or 5mm
> > Here is a picture to get an idea about printing quality (I printed an
> > iphone docking
> > station for my friend):
> > http://sites.google.com/site/laszlokrekacs/reprap/iphone2_k.jpg
> > Btw I also plan to design a docking station. Anyone interested to
> > collaborating?;-)
> With which software do you design the dockingstation? I have some
> experience with blender. If you use it, I could help.
> >>> and I can print you one if you are in EU. (im sure we can figure out
> >>> how to ship to worldwide)
> >> I'm not in EU.
> > Ok we arrange it somehow.
> >>> (or having electrical board in return;-)
> >> Of course ;)
> > Great!
> > Best regards,
> > Laszlo
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