I wonder, has anyone considered making this mod on one of the newer laptops? A 15 inch i-tablet pro would up the wow factor, not to mention be better for things like photoshop and corel panter (which makes even my g5 imac jug a little). Right now I can only afford a macbook, but I'm ordering components for a 13' mini cintiq that I want to put together I want to put together for now, and add them to my new laptop later. I took apart my itsybitsy graphire so I kinda know how the tablet fits together but I need some advice on how to hookup the monitor. Thanks for listening, and good job on what you guys have done so far!
A mini cintiq? I'm not sure what you mean. The wacom tablets have a fair bit of overhang which would make it difficult to fit in a laptop. I don't know which tablet/display you are trying toput together but I know that a 6 x 8 graphire will not fit in a 12" enclosure even though the graphire's working area is only 10". I know that a 15" can probably be done quite easy as a 9 x 12 tablet is exactly the same size as a 15" but they only make intuos in a 12 x 9. There are some alternative brands out there - none of which work really well with a mac but should be fine for navigation and HWR. Medion is one example. You will still need a custom inclosure to fit it all in - plus 15" displays are mostly pretty lousy by modern standards.
THis may be usefull: pics of a 6 x 8 graffire dissassebled:
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>Mac mini PPC / 1.42 Ghz / 1GB RAM / 74.41GB 4200rpm 2.5" / Airport + Bluetooth / 10.4.7 / 20.1" LG widescreen >G4 400 PPC / 20 gig / 768MB RAM / ZIP drive / 10.4.7 /17" apple SD / Back up system >Powerbook Titanium 1Ghz / 40GB / 512MB RAM / mashed up and waiting for a good mod! >Macintosh SE/30
Thanks - I have pulled apart mine and realized that the working area is quite a bit smaller than the total size of the board. This makes it extremly difficult to fit into a laptop. I have also been looking at a display assembly from a tc1100 HP tablet. 10" screen with the possibility of easy intergration.
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