Tag Archives: Homemade

Level Shifting and Tablet Building …

Figure 1: The new tablet uses re-purposed materials on the circuit board floor. This project is more involved than a simple exercise in converting 3.3 and 1.8 volt logic levels.  It also involves building yet another homemade tablet.  I have … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Homebrewing a Board for the MCP3426 ADC

Figure 1:  The simple connection from the USBIO to the ADC The ADC devices currently in all three of my “homemade” tablets are a little under powered, so we’re upgrading all of them to use 16 bit Microchip MCP3426 ADC … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Running NetBSD on the Orange Box

Figure 1: The diminutive tablet finally shows its X (click to enlarge). The orange box Pi2 powered tablet is shown running Netsurf on NetBSD in Figure 1. It’s always so hard to get good pics of screens in photos like … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Digital Compass for the Homemade Tablet

Figure 1: The digital compass has been mounted in the original homemade tablet, next to the powerful Imedion NiMH “C” cell bank. The next item to be added to the original homemade tablet was a mims/magnetic compass (purchased from Adafruit at … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment