[Gta04-owner] Complete GTA04 phones

Jorge Costa jorge.costa.mail at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 17:12:39 CEST 2011


I think I might do one based of cardboard instead,
eco-friendly version

On 11/10/11 14:27, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> Am 11.10.2011 um 15:03 schrieb Neil Jerram:
>> On Tue, 11 Oct 2011 14:33:33 +0200, Boudewijn wrote:
>>> For the time being, with some handiwork one could make an ecopenkombrick
>>> (ecologic/economic open communications combibrick?) with some pieces of wood
>>> and a pot of glue. Using hardware switches screwed to the brick and wired
>>> internally, the little detail in the woodwork would be less a
>>> problem. Pulling
>>> the battery could become some off a problem after attaching the backside...
>>> perhaps some screws instead of glue ;-)
>> I also was wondering about wood.  I imagine a surround for the LCD with a shallower bevel - which would be nice.
>> Does wood have suitable electrical properties, though?  I guess that means (1) insulation and (2) allowing electromagnetic waves to pass through without attenuation.
> Unless it becomes wet or really thick, I see no problem. Neither for insulation nor for RF waves.
>>> Not suitable for mass production though :-P
>> No, but I can imagine a community-sourced and -evolved design and instructions, and then everyone can make their own.
> Cool!
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