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  1. He gets that on the speech synth enclosure.
  2. (Still thinks that having a shared mount with NFS over a NAS is the way to go. Define it in /etc/fstab so it gets mounted very early in the boot process, before the TIPI daemons run. Then your disk images are all natively on the NAS rather than on the SDCard in the TIPI, and your configuration data is conserved too. Clever use of ssh at the NAS would let you use symbolic links with several discrete shares set up for different TIPIs, so that the same disk images are natively available to all TIPIs in the constellation, while retaining unique configuration folder structures, etc..)
  3. Why would I sign it? I do open hardware type stuffs yo. When this thing is proven to properly fit a 32k+tipi, then I will release the data into the wild.
  4. The awl has a nice fat handle though... Anyhoo, I have it all slathered up in black epoxy right now.. Getting the bottom ready for printing. Thankfully it does not take 3 damn days to print like the top.
  5. I have a working engineering sample of the "With Door" top now. It does need some revision; the porch is a bit thin, and it prints a little ugly. (I think there is too much gap to properly cast the first web of the bridging for the porch...) but the door opens, and the support material comes out! WHEE!!
  6. Tada! No sanding yet; came off the printer just as it was time to head to work-- barely had time to remove the support material. I think I need to thicken the porch a little... but this is still a "functional engineering sample"!! WHEE! See how that door works? It does not stay open though, and wants to fall shut, but the fact that it actually opens and shuts is damned exciting for me. The letters need to be gouged out with the sewing pin, (though I a thinking I should upgrade to a leather worker's awl because it is more rigid and easier to control) Next up is the bottom of the enclosure. You feeling the excitement yet Omega?
  7. If you do go the finalgrom route, the ticart can be found here. http://www.99er.net/download2/index.php?act=view&id=217
  8. Get a finalgrom. Should be able to do the PLATO image just fine, and has added functionality.
  9. beige is still popular with medical equipment manufacture. As such, you can find industrial/medical-use monitors and such. (always buy used unless you want to be raped on the price, Medical certified kit costs a lot extra, thanks to the porkbarrel nature of US medical cost) Some examples. https://www.ebay.com/itm/333693099776 https://www.ebay.com/itm/ALPHAVIEW-AVC1-AVC1F0P-C-MEDICAL-LCD-MONITOR-225981/324130467208?_trkparms=aid%3D1110006%26algo%3DHOMESPLICE.SIM%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20160323102634%26meid%3D251094f6961f43369d7e7e8ce8460fa8%26pid%3D100623%26rk%3D2%26rkt%3D5%26sd%3D333693099776%26itm%3D324130467208%26pmt%3D0%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D2047675%26algv%3DDefaultOrganic%26brand%3DMonitor&_trksid=p2047675.c100623.m-1 https://www.ebay.com/itm/GE-CDA19-USE1913A-19-LCD-Medical-Display-Patient-Monitor-w-Power-Supply/223970418412?epid=1975117240&hash=item3425ad5eec:g:xwgAAOSwxzhejKmk https://www.ebay.com/itm/SONY-LMD-181MD-CV-18-LCD-Medical-Grade-Color-Display-Monitor-No-Card/352650121163?epid=1124611637&hash=item521b95cfcb:g:V~8AAOSwqCRcwoda Many of them have BNC analog inputs, since that is used to connect to Xray machines and the like-- but it's really just component VGA. Useful if you have the cable.
  10. The sad part, is that they probably would have sold an epic boatload of units had they actually asked her to do a spot like that. (Though the "concerned mother" phenomenon would have backlashed, so there's that.)
  11. Probably as close as you are gonna get. https://www.dotmed.com/listing/display-monitor/nec/accusync/3051058?utm_source=base&utm_medium=search&utm_campaign=Base&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIvfCzoMue7AIVD9bACh3-LQQxEAQYASABEgK7AvD_BwE https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEC-AccuSync-LCD-72vx-17-LCD-Monitor/254680413689?hash=item3b4c22b5f9:g:H80AAOSwaMZfLb6v (Next you will want me to take the plunge on that Y axis mod, so I can print beige PEB fronts.)
  12. Yes, I know about you and Beezos-- but you can get this other places. This is just meant to show the existence of the product. https://www.amazon.com/Brother-CM350E-ScanNCut2-ScanNCut-Activation/dp/B07QN172BF/ref=asc_df_B07QN172BF/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=343242920069&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=11988146452649735447&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9023948&hvtargid=pla-745917604020&psc=1&tag=&ref=&adgrpid=69167794735&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvadid=343242920069&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=11988146452649735447&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9023948&hvtargid=pla-745917604020 That it is sheet-fed is annoying. Again, I would go with >7mil satin gloss paper on a 100' roll. Loading a printed roll into a similarly roll-fed cutter would make churning out blanks super easy. Sadly, every device in the consumer pricepoint is tailored for scrapbook queens, and has a max size approaching US Size E. (11"x17") Very vexing. In theory, one could invest in BOTH a large format plotter, AND a large format vinyl cutter... and thus get continuous roll function... but I am not that wealthy.
  13. I compiled labyrinth some time ago myself-- It becomes a bit "touchy" on input, but the radical reduction in preprocessing to generate the maze is very nice.
  14. I dunno Tursi-- She seems pretty shocked that you would want her to endorse a computer...
  15. *still holds that a shielded peripheral cable, with appropriate adapters on the ends, would do just fine* Say, this DB50. https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=781&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIw6XPpbuc7AIVDovICh3dPgrdEAQYBSABEgLPzPD_BwE Would allow you to intersperse some additional ground lines inside the bundle, and thus have slightly better signal fidelity. Nice round cable would be easier to manage with cable management, and the connector is quite robust.
  16. On XP, one can still use the VDMSOUND project. It does full SB emulation in the NTVDM. https://sourceforge.net/projects/vdmsound/ This is not really intended to Necro a post from 11 years ago, but rather just to point out the existence of the project, should somebody else take the above as gospel. VDMSOUND works very well.
  17. ... Maybe I should do a recording of how to do 4-1 correctly then... There's an area where you need to run, squat on the ice, and do perfectly timed squatting jumps, and allow the momentum of your sliding to continue through without getting hit. However, I will agree that DokiDoki panic was not intended to be a major game release, note even in Japan. It was created to fill a role in the Fuji TV Yume Kōjō '87 event. It had a low production budget, and really-- just was not meant to be a major title. The US marketers for nintendo decided that the US market wanted something different from the original SMB, and wanted to shake up the format. Nintendo was busy as hell with too many projects of its own, and could not satisfy a wholly new format title to compete with the REAL SMB2 (lost levels). So-- they negotiated rights to DokiDoki Panic, re-sprited things, and called it a day. Doesn't mean that there isn't some trick shot style mechanics in some of the levels though.
  18. (Sorry oldcs1, I know about your hate boner for Beezos) The only protectors for 3.5" diskettes I can recall, where either hard plastic jewel cases-- https://www.amazon.com/Floppy-Diskette-Case-Clear-DISKCASE/dp/B00B9KANL6 or were plastic sleeves, which I can't seem to find. (would be super easy to make with roll vinyl, or thermal lamination pouches) As for disk sleeves for 5.25" diskettes-- A nice roll of shiny cardstock would do fine, no? Say, some 9mil thick satin photo paper, on 36"x100' roll? An epic buttload of disk sleeves could be cut from that.
  19. What you talkin' bout willis? There's some skill needed to do a straight playthrough of SMB2 (aka, DokiDoki panic, easy mode). Seriously, the ice world (world 4) is tricky and needs some skilled control input to do properly. You're just upset that Japan got a real SMB title, while we got rebranded DokiDoki Panic.
  20. according to the image, it does not have one: It's an AC-AC transformer. Not a DC transformer. Since it is alternating current, it does not matter which is tip and which is lead. You WILL however, need an AC-AC adapter that outputs 12vAC
  21. Tell me about it. Here's the path preview from the slicer for the correction. The cut in the support material is very visible now. In the failed print, it was continuous with the material in the right-hand side of the bay, leaving no way to mechanically remove the material above the porch. Further, the modeled in gap between that leftmost bit of material (both above and below the porch) was essentially 0. Less than 0 actually, as the cut was not made in the STL, and the two were intersecting. It is corrected now. The theory of production is as follows: Open the lid, and remove the leftmost section of support material from above the porch. Close the lid and flip over. Pry off the "Wings" of support from the sides (that hold up the bridging operation for the sidecar slot). Tap the underside of the support material with a hammer to knock it loose from the underside of the porch and from the top of the main vertical bay area. Remove. All of those operations were successful except for where it intersected with the porch. Since that seems to be fixed now, this next print "Should work". The magic gap numbers appear to be ~.25 to .3mm for vertical spacing, and .4mm for horizontal spacing. Smaller vertical gapping (.25mm end of range) makes a cleaner under surface, but sticks slightly, and needs a little prying. .4mm horizontal gapping ends up leaving a fine line of gap between horizontal paths, which is enough to not adhere at all. The lid of the last failed print opened without any real effort. Still close enough that it does not rattle though, so .4mm appears to be the ideal horizontal spacing for this printer.
  22. Success on door. Not glued shut this time. Fail on support material. Must have gotten in a hurry; exported the wrong stl. (rather, I exported the wrong part of the tree as the STL... Was before I made cuts in it to permit removal) the material webbing was embedded in the "porch" inside the door. I will deffo have it this time though. I triple checked my models before running the slicer, then checked the preview passes in the slicer.
  23. On the one hand, I can totally get down with many of the explanations he gives. (It really is not humanly feasible to respond to every post, etc..) However, the "I was super duper busy" is an explanation for not getting to something, or not finishing something in a timely manner. Not for throwing caution to the wind, and acting like you forgot how to do support for vintage machines. I was literally half-awake, after being up all night on the graveyard shift chasing after senile old people in a nursing home for 9 hours, and the "Oh, that's system options not set!" recognition still fired. I did the whole play-by-play post while in that state. Granted, not everyone can function after being harried by endless tasks-- but things that are wore-in from years of having done them, should always come second nature. (it even happens if you develop dementia, for goodness sake!) His video does not give a very good explanation for why he did not engage with that second nature.
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