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My Progress
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Here it is so far:Remember to comment!I tested it with a screen from ThinkGeek (It was not mine, but someone I knows') but I plan to actually use a 10 inch screen. (I think it is HP branded, and it…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Benjamin H Jun 8, 2011.

Cheaper alternative to screen!
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You can buy the 7 inch Lilliput USB screen for 100 dollars at think geek. It runs of USB so it doesn't need the whole AC/DC to DC thing.I am working on a dock hack to be able to charge the netbook…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Benjamin H Dec 28, 2009.

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Benjamin H replied to Benjamin H's discussion My Progress
"Ok here it is,    Instructable: http://www.instructables.com/id/MAYA-Telepresence-Rover/ Blog: mayarover.blogspot.com   It turned out great! "
Jun 8, 2011
Benjamin H replied to Benjamin H's discussion My Progress
"Nothing yet. Life doesn't give me enough time. :("
Apr 12, 2010
RobotDude replied to Benjamin H's discussion My Progress
"So what's new with your project? I'm still learning the MAKE controller and try to make him control other things. So I wouldn’t say I have any big progress with my project."
Apr 11, 2010
Benjamin H replied to Benjamin H's discussion My Progress
"Quiet forum. :D"
Apr 4, 2010
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Mar 22, 2010
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Mar 22, 2010
Benjamin H replied to Benjamin H's discussion My Progress
"Well the only use of that would to be able to nod etc. :D I like the wheel idea. Then Sparkies could even do some disco with that. As for the PC/Mac I sent you a PM."
Mar 22, 2010
RobotDude replied to Benjamin H's discussion My Progress
"This is similar to what I’m trying to do but without the “guided missile launcher” :-) I’m still in the first stage of looking and testing hardware for the robot (still looking for a cheap pc/mac to be the brain) and thinking…"
Mar 22, 2010
Benjamin H replied to Benjamin H's discussion My Progress
"Nobody has any comments? Now I feel stupid..."
Mar 19, 2010
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Mar 14, 2010
Benjamin H replied to RobotDude's discussion Skype plugin for "control booth" for Windows
"I think I heard they plan to release one soon. PLEASE READ THE HUNDREDS OF OTHER TOPICS REGARDING SPARKY+WINDOWS... Like said, you could use a hackintosh. Or you could use something like Roomba Status, and use VNC."
Mar 14, 2010
Benjamin H posted a discussion

My Progress

Here it is so far:Remember to comment!I tested it with a screen from ThinkGeek (It was not mine, but someone I knows') but I plan to actually use a 10 inch screen. (I think it is HP branded, and it has a webcam. ) No touchscreen on that, but I don't really see any big reason to have a touchscreen. Of course, I could always mod it for a toucscreen overlay.  Anyway the screen worked GREAT! I have been fairly caught up with developing a tablet that runs OSX. (Sorry if I sound like I am spamming…See More
Mar 14, 2010
Benjamin H replied to Zaka Haque's discussion Urgent Help Needed
"You could use a hackintosh..."
Mar 14, 2010
Benjamin H replied to Benjamin H's discussion Cheaper alternative to screen!
"I made an edit. I found this amazing webcam. One of the many things I will be trying soon..."
Dec 28, 2009
Benjamin H replied to Benjamin H's discussion Cheaper alternative to screen!
"I *think* it will work. Only thing in my way is if the base can handle 3 amps... I will post everything late Dec. early Jan... I can send you a parts list if you want to get started. Tips: Get an autofocus camera. I am getting a USB Pen so I can…"
Dec 9, 2009
Rigorhill replied to Benjamin H's discussion Cheaper alternative to screen!
"Did your USB monitor show up? I'm eager to get one but I wanted to see if it worked for you. Also, any reports on the dock charger? Sounded like a big improvement. Thanks. frank"
Dec 9, 2009

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