I’m not much of a gamer. In fact, I have never played any of the Fallout games. But when a friend asked if I could build this “Arm Mounted Computer”, I was intrigued. A quick Google search revealed that this was indeed a very popular device, and several people had already built them. This is the story of my attempt.
3D printer source files from dragonator.
4D Systems 4.3 inch touch display (datasheet) (programmer).
8 gig micro SD card.
Adafruit PowerBoost 500 charger/booster (datasheet).
Lipo 2500mAh 3.7v battery.
USB breakout board.
10 Position rotary switch.
3 orange LED’s (Radio Shack).
1 red LED (Radio Shack).
1-10k resistor (Radio Shack).
2-220ohm resistors (Radio Shack).
It all started with the dragonator’s files. I simply downloaded and printed them. I used two different colors because I wanted to test each printer head, as it was a new printer. In hindsight, I would have kept it all black. Also, the friend I’m making it for will be doing the painting and touching up the finer details and minor imperfections with some type of putty.
Read about the full build here.
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