[rescue] RISC laptop

Mauricio Tavares raubvogel at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 13:52:45 CDT 2012

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Francois Dion <francois.dion at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 9:07 PM, Robert Darlington
> <rdarlington at gmail.com> wrote:
>> RISC is good.  Does it have a 28.8 B P S modem?  And that display?
>> Active matrix man.  A million psychadelic colors.  I want it.  I want
>> it to have my children.
>> ;-)
>> Nice work man.  Looks cool.
> It's a raspberry pi running RISC OS connected to a Motorola Atrix
> lapdock. They cost hundreds of dollars until they got discontinued and
> could be had at verizon for $50... It has 2 USB ports, and one is used
> to power the Raspberry Pi (v1.0 - the new ones can be powered directly
> from the micro usb port of the lapdock requiring 2 cables only instead
> of 3). So you could plug a USB to serial and plug in an old 28.8...
> The screen, although I said 1080p (and the RISC OS says 1920x1080 by
> default), is actually only a 1360x768 native resolution. RISC OS does
> the interpolation (renders fonts well too, that OS). You can create an
> MDF so it runs at the native resolution (from memory, i think in
> boot.resources.configure.monitors)
> I put more pictures up, with all the adapters you'll need:
> http://raspberry-python.blogspot.com/2012/10/risc-laptop-cables-cabos.html
> So yeah, it doesn't look as good from the back, but at least no duct tape.
> Frangois
      I am quite impressive with your handiwork. Now I too want to
find one of those docks and copy your setup. =)

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