Anelok: fully dressed

Cristian Paul Peñaranda Rojas paul at kristianpaul.org
Sat Jan 31 03:15:13 UTC 2015


Sell me teo !! ;-) Nice looking case

On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 04:47:52AM -0300, Werner Almesberger wrote:
> Fresh from the workshop: Anelok in a painted case. With the LED off:
> 
> http://downloads.qi-hardware.com/people/werner/anelok/tmp/case-2015/case-2015-led-off.jpg
> 
> and on:
> 
> http://downloads.qi-hardware.com/people/werner/anelok/tmp/case-2015/case-2015-led-on.jpg
> 
> Note that the transparent border is quite wide on the long sides of
> the case. This is because I tweaked this case for the 2014 PCB
> layout. With a 2015 board, the border is 0.5 mm narrower on each
> side.
> 
> Since the LED currently just shines through a hole in the paint into
> the bezel (which is fairly thick at that point), there is a massive
> light leak on the side:
> 
> http://downloads.qi-hardware.com/people/werner/anelok/tmp/case-2015/case-2015-led-light-leak.jpg
> 
> Let's market this as a security feature :)
> 
> 
> Alas, it seems that the OLED didn't like all the abuse it had to
> endure (this board was before in the very tight 2014 case, which
> bent the FPC in very nasty ways) and developed a flaw:
> 
> http://downloads.qi-hardware.com/people/werner/anelok/tmp/case-2015/case-2015-row-error.jpg
> 
> It seems that two rows in the middle of the OLED somehow get
> averaged. The flaw maintains its position when scrolling, and also
> appears with content that does not contain the cursor, so this looks
> like a genuine hardware problem.
> 
> - Werner
> 
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