Some neat things I found and want to play with but don't really have the time
ESP32 universal epaper controller that works with all the waveshare epaper displays and can update the display via web interface running on the board itself. https://www.waveshare.com/e-Paper-ESP32-Driver-Board.htm
3d printed battery holders with built in tension and using only some extra winds of stripped wire from your connecting wires as contacts. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:456900
Awesome looking epaper info display.
In other CHIP news this is an interesting series of blog posts about adding a sloppy but functional SD card interface to the original CHIP and getting other distros working on it among other things.
I want this really bad! I hope it succeeds and the price is reasonable.
The battery/usb powered fan arrived today. I'm pleased with it so far but not ready for a final verdict. It puts out a good amount of air for its size on high. I didn't even charge the included batteries and I've had it running for 3.5 hours on the middle setting which is more than enough to make the sunroom pleasant in the evening. I will really see how it does tomorrow in the afternoon heat.
I have all these neat little 8" IPS displays I ordered last month. A few of them are already destined for other projects but one of them I'm thinking about putting on this kitchen bar counter. This is just a mock up. I would like to find smaller keyboard that more closely matches the width of the display.
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