My new Raspberry Pi based WP43S

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My new Raspberry Pi based WP43S

Post by Over_score » Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:04 pm

https://youtu.be/9Bd3h0hjEY8

Battery (https://www.amazon.fr/gp/product/B07SB5 ... le_o02_s00):
645g, 32.99€

5 inch tactile screen (https://www.amazon.fr/gp/product/B07ZD4 ... le_o01_s00):
245g, 37.99€

Keypad (https://www.ebay.fr/itm/400797425372):
545g, 139.00 + 52.60 USD ≃ 117.20 + 44.35 €

Aluminium case (https://www.ebay.fr/itm/For-Raspberry-P ... 3587660142):
84g, 7.60€

Raspberry Pi B 4Gb (https://www.amazon.fr/Raspberry-Mod%C3% ... ref=sr_1_5):
46g, 58.44€

It is super lightweight (1.564kg) and super cheap (298.57€) :mrgreen:
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Re: My new Raspberry Pi based WP43S

Post by H2X » Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:24 pm

Awesome! How do you find the keyboard feel compared to the DM42 (ducking)? :D
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Re: My new Raspberry Pi based WP43S

Post by Over_score » Sun Sep 20, 2020 4:50 pm

H2X wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:24 pm
the keyboard feel compared to the DM42?
Cherry MX switches! No comparison possible! :D
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Re: My new Raspberry Pi based WP43S

Post by akaTB » Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:22 pm

WOW, my Raspberry Pi4 was delivered just today!!! :o
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Re: My new Raspberry Pi based WP43S

Post by fridlmue » Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:17 pm

That's a nice device :geek:
It probably would, however, not be accepted as calculator in one of my exams :P
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Re: My new Raspberry Pi based WP43S

Post by Jaymos » Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:35 pm

Over_score wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:04 pm
https://youtu.be/9Bd3h0hjEY8
Fantastic!! Well done!

:geek: :geek:
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Re: My new Raspberry Pi based WP43S

Post by pauli » Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:12 am

Great work.

Wolfram's Mathematica engine is available for the PI & would make for a very nice core.

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Re: My new Raspberry Pi based WP43S

Post by gmac42 » Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:02 pm

Kudos, that looks very nice! :)
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