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Letterbox - wodden case for 8:3 aspect ratio TFT

Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:03 am

Just wanted to show a few pics of my 'Letterbox' size case for a Raspberry 3 computer. I'm sure you guys know the slogan "form follows function", but this is my attempt for combining both of them into one.
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The displays aspect ratio is 8:3
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Case is milled from plywood and black FR4. Did not consider 'design aspects' that much that's why joints were visible.
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Rear view showing the RPi 3.Adding a back cover is possible, but I think I will ommit it for easy access to the RPI's USB interfaces. The USB mouse will be replaced by mini keyboard+touchpad with Bluetooth.
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Re: Letterbox - wodden case for 8:3 aspect ratio TFT

Sun Aug 28, 2016 5:31 pm

Awsome you you don't like normal aspect ratios do you :lol: I now wonder when the triangle screen will appear .
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Re: Letterbox - wodden case for 8:3 aspect ratio TFT

Mon Aug 29, 2016 5:45 am

Vaspi wrote:Awsome you you don't like normal aspect ratios do you :lol: I now wonder when the triangle screen will appear .
Circular would be preferred, but since there is no MIPI on the Raspberry which I could use (DSI firmware is still closed source) no way of connecting both parts together ..

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Re: Letterbox - wodden case for 8:3 aspect ratio TFT

Mon Aug 29, 2016 3:14 pm

Love the dovetail detail work. Nice! Certainly unique.
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Re: Letterbox - wodden case for 8:3 aspect ratio TFT

Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:57 am

Great work! Came out really well.

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Re: Letterbox - wodden case for 8:3 aspect ratio TFT

Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:49 pm

Cool project. Would you mind providing part numbers for the screen and screen controller?

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Re: Letterbox - wodden case for 8:3 aspect ratio TFT

Wed Nov 09, 2016 2:25 pm

robogoat wrote:Cool project. Would you mind providing part numbers for the screen and screen controller?
Hi,
the display is LQ123K3LG01 from Sharp (refer to http://www.sharp.co.jp/products/device/ ... 1509_j.pdf for some general info, more spec info is i.e. here https://www.sharpsde.com/products/displ ... roductview).

I'm using my own LVDS add-on board for this - refer to viewtopic.php?p=1023780#p1023780 for more information.

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