[sf-lug] cheap embedded linux video/mp3 player
jim at well.com
Sat Aug 26 17:30:24 PDT 2006
I'll buy one, too. I just got a $194.00 handheld
oscilloscope for my soldering iron, so i'm looking
for little electronics things to do.
On Aug 26, 2006, at 5:02 PM, Sameer Verma wrote:
> Marc Juul wrote:
>> Just wanted to let you guys know that overstock.com is selling a
>> six-pack of the Mattel Juicebox personal media player for $21.99
>> including shipping.
>> The Juicebox has a 2.7" inch color 240x160 screen.
>> A Samsung S3C44B0 ARM microcontroller.
>> 2MB or 8MB of ram (I don't know since I haven't received my order
>> and it runs uClinux (embedded linux).
>> It is possible to create a juicebox cartridge with a custom uClinux
>> with a bit of soldering and a few cheap components.
>> For more information see:
>> In order to get the $21.99 price for the six-pack, go to overstock.com
>> search for item 10338710 and use the coupon code 85731 to get $5 off.
>> If anyone would like to get together for some Juicebox hacking then
>> I'm game.
>> I don't really have any equipment for soldering and such since I just
>> moved here
>> from Denmark, but thats nothing a quick trip to Fry's can't fix :-)
> I'd be game for getting one if you are going to buy the bulk of 6. The
> card hacks aren't that difficult although I haven't soldered anything
> a long time :-)
> Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor of Information Systems
> San Francisco State University
> San Francisco CA 94132 USA
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