Neo / FreeRunner 'stand'
pander at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Jan 9 13:20:24 CET 2009
This can be achieved in two phases, first make a stand, than make a dock
As soon as
is available (as in for sale by some one), the stand can be upgraded to
Christopher Friedt wrote:
> This is all starting to sound surprisingly similar to a 'dock' ...
> Here's a question for the USB / Power experts out there:
> Assuming such a dock was constructed, that provided a powered USB hub,
> is it possible for the Neo to simulatneously
> 1) run in host usb mode,
> 2) control a USB peripheral, e.g. keyboard, and also
> 3) to charge the battery from the powered USB hub
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 4:35 AM, KaZeR <kazer at altern.org> wrote:
>> I like the idea.
>> Don't forget to include some place to stick an usb connector : i have a
>> similar desktop stand for my p990 and it's really useful.
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>>> [mailto:community-bounces at lists.openmoko.org] De la part de Pander
>>> Envoyé : mardi 6 janvier 2009 18:55
>>> À : Christopher Friedt; List for Openmoko community discussion
>>> Objet : Re: Neo / FreeRunner 'stand'
>>> I'm planning to make an open hardware design for something
>>> like this and have it manufactured by a 3D printer. Anyone
>>> can have it manufactured at a place like http://www.shapeways.com/
>>> At the moment I'm waiting to get some help to get started,
>>> Christopher Friedt wrote:
>>>> Wouldn't it be great to have a moulded plastic stand that
>>> would just
>>>> clip into place on the back of the FreeRunner or Neo1973,
>>> so that you
>>>> could rest it on a table in widescreen mode, and have it sit at a
>>>> comfortable angle?
>>>> Maybe it's a good 'extra' to include int the box for GTA03 :)
>>>> Nokia has had a 'desk stand' on their internet tablets
>>> since the N770.
>>>> In the mean time, I'm sure I can work out something using a small
>>>> triangular piece of wood, crazy glue, a slice from my girlfriend's
>>>> yoga mat, and velcro :)
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