Updated the wiki with some notes. Actual template files will follow soon!
@Natanox Not yet, but I'll play with that for sure!
For now, I manually plug it in when the CPU temperature goes up. ;)
@s_ol Haha, yeah, but the pictures posted today are actually from the past three days - I just didn't get around to put them up. ;)
@daniel I'll update the website soon and plan to publish the files as well. There are a couple of small improvements and gotchas that need addressing to be able to build it. It will take me a little while, but if you just want to dive in, I'd be happy to send you the files.
@rostiger AWESOME!!! I love it!
May I ask what is the program running as the top bar? And also the fuzzy menu at the center?
@rostiger thanks! I never used i3wm or dwm yet. I really like the idea of the mechanical 40% keyboard!
@rostiger might want palm rest after an hour or so 😉
Looks very nice, the little inlays are a nice touch
@ritualdust @rostiger I imagine it looks something like the book in Ocus Pocus?
@rostiger looks mad! but where's the battery? I'm guessing it's either under the keyboard or behind the screen, but which??
@voxel Yep - it's a battery bank located under the screen. It can't charge while powering and there's only a small indicator on the side to check its status. So fairly primitive, really.
@rostiger Thanks for sharing the design iteration notes! I have a very similar display and rpi that I'm working on making into a cyberdeck. Mine will be pretty different, because I'll be using a wireless keyboard. Strongly considering a wood frame/case, though!
@hacknorris I hear you. It's been the name for two years so I've decided to roll with it. I've tried to focus on the Raspberry part, but frankly, I'm considering a name change with the next revision.
@nerdypepper Thanks! The post-its are actually the wooden boards I mixed the colors on (see previous post). Getting the hue right took way more color than I needed for the tiny letters, so I tried to at least make some use of it. ;)
@nx It's 90% keyboard driven. But for the cases where I need one, the screen is touch capacitive. Also I have a special keyboard layer for mouse controls. If you're curious, here's the layout:
@cblgh Thanks Alex! I still haven't seen pictures of your communication computer. Are you still using it?
@rostiger ah yes! I'm in the process of writing a small post around it actually, hope to have it out soon :>
@rostiger It looks very nice! I have a similar setting, with RPi 4 and the waveshare screen (except it's not in a clever box like this one). I was wondering about your powerbank, does it allow to both charge itself, and power the RPi? Mine cuts the power while charging...
@garvalf Thanks! The bank can't power while charging. It also only has a small indicator on the side to check its status. Fairly primitive in comparison to proper uninterrupted power supplies.
@rostiger Absolutely love it. I built one of the cyberdecks, but there's elements of your design i like a lot.
Brb. *opens fusion360*
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