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September 5, 2012 AT 3:27 pm

Make a Raspberry Pi Laptop with an Atrix 4G Dock (video)

A while back we found this post in the Raspberry Pi forums and wanted to make a tutorial for this easy way to make a Raspberry Pi laptop using the Atrix 4G dock– just by splicing one USB cable. Watch the video on YouTube (don’t forget to subscribe!) and Vimeo.


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6 Comments

  1. Uh oh, folks better buy the lapdock quick now that it’s on the Adafruit blog :) I must say it is crisp and beautiful and well worth my $50. My 3.5″ composite LCD is cute but doesn’t do the Pi’s GPU justice.

  2. I built one a month+ ago, it works so well and the price and “making factor” fit well in the Pi ethos. I recommend this to anyone, just remember at least one of the adapters is eBay from China only.

  3. I ordered a bunch of adapters from the original hackaday link, but I like yours better. where can I get them?
    And… I have to confess that I haven’t found the lapdock for anywhere near $50. I bought mine on amazon for around $70.

  4. The micro HDMI f-f coupler was eBay from China. The other adapters/cables are either from monoprice or what we stock here at Adafruit.

  5. Hi!!
    Would you might to post which are the cables? I’m having some trouble understanding that part ^^;;
    Thx!!

  6. Great video, and the lapdock display is indeed beautiful!

    A tip for those with “fresher” Raspberry Pi’s: if you don’t have the F1/F2 polyfuses, then no USB cable modifications are needed. You can just plug and play. Details of my setup here: http://www.element14.com/community/groups/raspberry-pi/blog/2012/09/08/raspberry-pi-laptop

    cheers,
    drew

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