LapPi 2.0 – A DIY laptop computer for Raspberry Pi 4 and different single board computer systems (Crowdfunding)

LapPi 2.0 – A DIY laptop computer for Raspberry Pi 4 and different single board computer systems (Crowdfunding)

The LapPi 2.0 is a DIY laptop computer equipment with an acrylic enclosure, a UPS HAT with a 18650 battery holder, and off-the-shelf elements together with audio system, a touchscreen show, a Raspberry Pi digicam, and a wi-fi keyboard that’s appropriate for the Raspberry Pi 4 and just about every other small single board pc from Radxa, Orange Pi, Banana Pi, FriendlyElec, Hardkernel, and others.

We’ve seen a number of Raspberry Pi laptops over time with the CrowPi L and Pi-High, and I’ve to say the LapPi 2.0 just isn’t probably the most eye-pleasing or refined design, however not less than, it’s versatile and never restricted to the Raspberry Pi household.

LapPi 2.0 DIY Raspberry Pi laptop

LapPi 2.0 equipment content material and highlights:

  • Show – 7-inch 5-point capacitive touchscreen IPS show with 1024×600 decision help for audio output by way of 3.5mm audio jack and 4-pin header
  • Digital camera – Official 8MP Raspberry Pi Noir digicam with night time imaginative and prescient help
  • Audio – 2x 5W/8 Ohm audio system (10 x 4.5 x 2.1 cm every)
  • Keyboard – Mini 2.4GHz wi-fi keyboard with 280 mAh rechargeable battery
  • UPS – UPS board taking two 18650 batteries and outfitted with 2x USB ports, a 0.91-inch OLED data show
  • Enclosure – 3mm thick acrylic enclosure obtainable in clear, black, crimson, or yellow colours
  • Misc
    • 2x hinges
    • micro USB and Sort-C cables for energy
    • micro HDMI and HDMI connectors plus flex cable
    • Pack of screws and standoffs
    • Protecting case
  • Energy adapter
  • Dimensions – About 27 x 19 x 7.5 cm when closed
  • Weight – 1.52 kg

18650 battery holderUPS HAT for Raspberry Pi-charging protection circuit

The LapPi 2.0 is out there as a unassemble equipment or pre-assembled. Wanting on the thickness of the equipment, it’s extra like a carrying case on your DIY undertaking… As famous within the introduction, many of the gadgets are off-the-self elements and it seems the one elements made by SB Parts are the acrylic panels and the UPS HAT for Raspberry Pi that was launched on Kickstarter final 12 months. So it’s one thing you might reproduce your self when you personal a laser-cutting machine.

The LapPi 2.0 Kickstarter marketing campaign has already surpassed its 2,000 GBP purpose with about $9,400 raised to this point. Rewards begin at about $244 US for the unassembled equipment, and $269 for the assembled equipment. That’s with none SBC, and also you’d additionally want so as to add two 18650 batteries, so the worth proposition might not be there until you completely want a transportable DIY Raspberry Pi / SBC laptop computer equipment, and don’t have time to make it your self…  There are additionally bundles with a Raspberry Pi 4 SBC that brings the value to over $300. Transport is predicted to start out in March 2023.

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