some questions before buying FreeRunner

Paul Fertser fercerpav at
Sun Jun 14 09:04:28 CEST 2009

a dehqan <dehqan65 at> writes:
> 2009/6/14 Paul Fertser <fercerpav at>:
>> a dehqan <dehqan65 at> writes:
>>>>I do not advise you to fix the Freerunner yourself.  Just purchase a
>>>>buzz-fixed version.
> so it is possible to braze components by hand yes ?
> Would you say what components exactly are needed in C work ?

If you can solder 0402, yes. For details see [1].

>>>>If you do not yet have GNU/Linux on your desktop computer,  I
>>>>recommend that you start now.
>>>>Just buy it, don't have too high expectations on stability, and learn to love it.
>>> It is long time just debian based have been used on pc ,there is
>>> not problems and knowing linuxs .  but important question , does
>>> FR catch owner time each day for any reason ?e.g for almost all
>>> activity with FR should users  spend time each day ?
>> No, if you don't upgrade software it stays the same and most users are
>> able to find something that works stable enough.
> Do you mean om softwares ?

I mean software you use on the phone.

>>>>I wouldn't have paid extra for the pouch,  but my Freerunner came with
>>>>one and I use it.  I keep it in my pocket, clipped to a belt loop.
>>>>The pouch protects the screen from getting scratched up with the other
>>>   So why dont you use invisible shield ?just trousers has packets
>>> ,How much are lenght and width sizes of FR ?  Do you advice using
>>> invisble shield ,wont invisble shield make screen sensitivity to
>>> be decreased ?
>> I use screen protection from day 1. It's a regular PDA screen
>> protector, bought in a nearby cellphone shop. I don't think it
>> decreases TS precision.
> With invisible-shield would FR place in trousers packets easily ?
> would you link that pda screen protector ?any picture ?

I can't see how invisible-shield can affect placing device in
pockets. To get a general idea of what is that, see [2]. Or go to the
nearby cell phone shop, i hope they have some. 

>> 1. Buzz
>> 2. #1024 recamping (there's software workaround)
>> 3. Complete lack of bass with any wired headphones
> would you explain more about #1024 recamping problme ?


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