I am now calling out for help, my macbook has been through so much that i don't care what happens to it now.
I want to implement a sensor pad behind my lcd to be used as a writable screen.
I've been looking through wacom's website, and there is a developer's kit that will work for the macbook 13.3" or the sensor pad is also 13.3". Another way I can do it is...buy a wacom pad and gut it to fill on my screen. For some reason I haven't found much information on where to buy or how to contact wacom on purchases; maybe I just haven't done enough research on it.
Questions: - Anybody open their screen before? if so how much space was back there? - Anybody know how to get in contact w/ wacom or if these items i've listed are purchasable?
There is a little room, but not alot behind the screen. How are you going to put a wacom tablet behind the LCD though? I mean, I just don't see how that would work. I think you need to put something over the top of the screen. And, for that I would look at troll touch.
I could be wrong here on this, but I dont' see how you are gonna be able to put something behind the LCD without damaging the LCD in the process. Or, during use...
"Fix it 'til it Breaks."
Jacob - EiC & Director of Technology Mac Pro Quad 2.66 - 4GB RAM 160 GB SATA RAID 1 - 650 GB Storage Quad 19" Widescreen LCDs Accessorized to the Hilt
I heard of some guy sticking the digitalizer of a wacom pad (I think thats what the sensor part is called) under the screen of his tibook, apparently it works, but he only had a 9 in tablet, so only the center part of the screen worked.....
I tried this mod on a wallstreet with an older wacom. The main challenge lies in modding the LCD itself, basically the tablet reads through the glass portions of the LCD no problem but does not read through any of the electronic circuit board areas, these need to be re-located to the outside areas of the screen or you will have dead areas where your pen will not work. You will need to take a look at the positioning/wiring of the circuits on the back of the LCD to determine if it can be done.
The wacom itself is just a circuitboard once you strip it of its housing, very thin and may just be able to squeeze in there.
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