Tag Archives: Homemade tablet

A collection of SoC Projects

Figure 1: A growing Collection of little Soc/SBC powered computers (click to enlarge). Today, when I visited my own site, I realized how confusing some of the projects may seem, because they reference different boards and things, and it’s a … Continue reading

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Testing the Membrane Pad on the Pi2

Figure 1: Testing the membrane pad on the Pi2 powered “homemade” tablet. The little pull-up board was mounted near the Pi2, so as to make the wires shorter.  It was mounted vertically, in that space between the enclosure’s connecting posts.  … Continue reading

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SDR/Audio/Pi2

Figure 1: The “homemade tablet” is getting cramped. (Click to expand) In figure 2, it can be seen that the little “homemade” tablet is getting quite cramped. Note that I did not mount the Cirrus card on the 40 pin … Continue reading

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A Radio for the Homemade Tablet

Figure 1: The “soft66” SDR (software defined radio) board. It’s a fun thing to build in a spare three hours, and even more fun to operate! Recently I’d integrated a “homemade” tablet into the station, for things like receiving weather … Continue reading

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The Homemade Tablet’s Little Brother

Figure 1: We’re growing the family, and HT version two is being born. Here it is shown, perched on top of the original “homemade tablet” (click to enlarge). Originally, the idea was to put a very small display on the … Continue reading

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Homemade Tablet – Bluetooth Revisited

Figure 1: My workbench shows the diminutive tablet next to my regular LCD and computer. A few posts ago, I described the addition of a bluetooth keyboard to the little tablet’s accessories collection (or at least the attempt to do … Continue reading

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Homemade Tablet – External Battery Case

The batteries were pretty exposed, lying on the kitchen table with their wires all hanging out. Of course I had to fix that situation. Today, the mailman brought the clear top box I’d been waiting for, which helped to put … Continue reading

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Homemade Tablet – Getting the Battery Parameters

The start up voltage was higher today (10.35 volts) than it was yesterday (9.65 volts). That may point to the batteries being a little more discharged than I thought, coming out of the shipping box. If that’s the case, then … Continue reading

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