Three touchscreens

Three touchscreens

Look at this excessive packaging

Look at this excessive packaging

Touchscreens arrived from DealExtreme!

I ordered one of these as well, but that one got split up into a different shipment. I only got so many because I wasn’t sure which ones would be a good size, or that I’d end up breaking them somehow.

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DealExtreme stuff

Stuff from DealExtreme

Shipment from DealExtreme arrived today (finally). These were the things I got:

Of course, I’ve only shown one of each in the photo. They were a lot smaller than I had expected; I put a penny in the image to give a sense of the size of these things. The solar powered car doesn’t really seem to work, but I guess it might just be the lack of adequate sunlight in my room. Gonna start trying to make something with the lasers and servos some other time.

I’ve also ordered some other stuff from DealExtreme about a week ago, and those should arrive some time in the future.

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SparkFun package

SparkFun package, right out of the box (there was also some paper)

SparkFun Package (2)

Things taken out of the small plastic bags (for the most part)

Ordered a few things from SparkFun awhile ago. The stuff arrived today! Or yesterday. Probably yesterday.

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GLCD Ika Musume #1

Part 1: Lots of wires

No more need for 20 wires

Part 2: Made a GLCD shield. No more annoying wires!

SparkFun boxes are the best

Part 3: An enclosure made from a SparkFun cardboard box!!

Ika Musume pixel art by @bitmapchaos. More information about the construction in the full post!

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