[Arm-netbook] SPI-based LCDs, 3D printing, RISC-V

Hrvoje Lasic lasich at gmail.com
Thu Apr 27 12:54:37 BST 2017

Hi Luke,

How many pcs you have to print/do each?
what is your budget?
Have you consider to do plastic molds?
Have you consider to do molds from aluminum that are lower priced but could
stand lower number of shots (like 10k)? Silicon molds?
Where you need to produce it?


On 27 April 2017 at 13:48, Adam Van Ymeren <adam at vany.ca> wrote:

> On April 27, 2017 6:50:39 AM EDT, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <
> lkcl at lkcl.net> wrote:
> >ok so a quick status update:
> >
> >* Frida, in Shenzhen, have a customer currently ordering their 2.8in
> >FRD280J3703D SPI-based LCD.  this means it's possible to place an
> >order for less than the normal MOQ of 1,000 so we go with that one for
> >the 15in laptop.
> >
> >* i calculated that for the microdesktop i have an ENTIRE MONTH of
> >3d-printing to do, and a YEAR for the laptop.  there's an update going
> >out about this soon but basically i need help.  ideas or actual
> >practical help.
> Are there companies that you could hire to do the bulk of the 3d
> printing?  Any idea what the quality and/or cost would be?
> Is there any feasibility of producing the laptop parts via injection
> molding, but preserving the design in a way that end users could still
> print replacement parts?  Seems like this would require a large redesign
> investment but could save time and money manufacturing.
> >
> >* i'm investigating RISC-V *long-term*, i will start a separate thread
> >about this (immediately after writing this) so am reaching out to
> >various people to see who's interested.
> >
> >l.
> >
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