[NTLK] The piMate 300

DXH dxh at woh.rr.com
Thu Mar 18 19:42:42 PDT 2021

In answer to your question, yes, it is possible to drive an eMate or Newton LCD from the Rpi.
Caveat: you need to provide ~24V for lcd drive.


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> On Mar 16, 2021, at 7:28 PM, Iain Billington <iain at mosphere.net> wrote:
> Yikes!
> Does anyone know if it’s possible to drive the eMate or a Newton LCD display directly from a Raspberry Pi?
> I’m pretty sure I could figure out how to conver the eMate keyboard into a USB or Bluetooth HID decide. 
> It would be nice to have a note destructive ways to upgrade and revert back if desired. 
> I’ve been thinking too about using the Pi or whatever modern history device to do all the heavy lifting, using its WiFi and proxying requests to the Newton browser as an image with this project:
> https://github.com/tenox7/wrp
> I think we may have talked about it before last year. 
> Iain
>> On 17/03/2021, at 11:14 AM, Fritz Toch via NewtonTalk <newtontalk at newtontalk.net> wrote:
>> Yes, we can all agree that this is a travesty, but at the same time it got me thinking about repurposing *actually* dead hardware and perhaps running Einstein on it? https://deninet.com/creation/2020/12/06/pimate-300 <https://deninet.com/creation/2020/12/06/pimate-300>
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