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#185572 - 10/16/09 03:50 PM Re: No power [Re: Todd W]
Am_Fear_Liath_Mor Offline
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Registered: 08/03/07
Posts: 3077

To save even more power during a grid outage I've have also discovered that my electronic picture frame, a Toshiba Gigaframe L80 can also be used a computer display via its USB port (drivers need to be installed on the PC though), which effectivily gives an 8.4 inch 800 x 600 SVGA display which, I measured running at 3W when I turned the backlight down to a medium setting. grin

With the Fit-PC2 running at 7W and the monitor running at 3W, it is entirely possible to rig up a internet web browsing fully functioning PC running from of bank of 8 rechargable NiMH D cells for around 8 hrs.


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#185575 - 10/16/09 03:55 PM Re: No power [Re: Am_Fear_Liath_Mor]
Todd W Offline
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Pooh-Bah

Registered: 11/14/04
Posts: 1928
Loc: Mountains of CA
While awesome I don't imagine much work could be done wink Hehehe.

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