Raspberry Portable Pi Laptop Tutorial @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi
PiJuice posted a great pi laptop tutorial on instructables last week that features the Adafruit HDMI 5″ Display Backpack.
Hi guys! This is a really quick and easy project with a great outcome. The Portable Pi Laptop is a cost effective alternative to a standard laptop, it’s great for developing software whilst on the go, it’s easy to build and it’s great fun!
Portability would generally be the main challenge with projects such as this; it can be difficult to get power off grid. However, in my case this is one hurdle which I am able to easily overcome; as with all of my other projects I have been using the PiJuice as an integrated battery module, which is able to provide all of the features you would ordinarily find in your laptop’s powering system.
HDMI 5″ Display Backpack – Without Touch: Its a mini panel-mountable HDMI monitor! So small and simple, you can use this display with any computer that has HDMI output, and the shape makes it easy to attach to a case or rail. This backpack features the TFP401 for decoding video, and includes the attached display so its plug-n-play. (read more)
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