I'm not anti-paint, but I can understand why people with experience of the Pandora's paint job are cautious, and also the rubber coating on my original Series 5 Psion went bad impressively quickly. The silver paint job on the 5mx was much more resilient though.For those of you who are so anti-paint... what products have you had bad experiences with for the paint? Most plastic products are painted, and I don't often see any that have issues related to paint. The fact that some of you feel so strongly about paint that you are threatening to cancel your order over it tells me that there must have been some reason for you to dislike paint that much.
Windows key is "Super" key called Mod4 in i3 config, same as Pyra key.Yes, I'm curious about that. I think the default is to use the windows key on all modifiers, which I think the Pyra doesn't have (unless you count the super key which I think is the Pyra button). I'd prefer a shoulder key to work against a keyboard key to swtich tabs or to move things in i3. Does anyone have a handy reference for what the shoulders do at the moment? I'd assume two of the are ctrl+shift as per the Pandora but I'm not sure what the other two do. Of course it's configurable, but I'm not sure what the current OS defines it as.
Software will always keep evolving, and with more eyes to look at it will update quicker after release. I don't see that as a reason for wait. My only concern about software is, hardware should be safe from software bugs, e.g., issue with volume control that may potentially damage the speakers., or critical bugs in charging software that may damage the circuit or battery.We're not going to want the Pyra with the current level of software anyway, so there should be no reason why EvilDragon can't spend some time testing paints. That only gives ToastBucket and others more time to get the software working properly, which is not a bad thing.
I'm pretty sure this won't happen. Evil Dragon talked about paint, not rubberization.I don't envy the decision that ED has to make.
I bought new feet for my mouse and I was sick of the sticky feeling that I assumed was just sweat that had built up. I tried washing the shell with different soaps but I found it easier to scrape the problem off.
I'm starting to think that the layer of paint on the plastic was actually the problem. Whether it has gone bad or just reacted to my oils, I don't know.
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I really don't want this happening to my Pyra.
I had order Dark red color from the time i saw that this red looks more like brown . probably next week it will arrive to my hands .But Discolors are goin to be there . So at the momment the plan we had discused a bit with ED and as he mantion on the video is to have the same color on the plastic and Paint if that happens . Also do not be afraid for the paint ,As you can understand there are profesional companies out there that can manage to make a very good Paint on item, there are always bad companies too though .ED will manage it cause he has experiance of bad companies and good companies . Also the truth is that most of the items you see on the market are painted for couple of reasons. My opinion is to paint the item for more sales since it will look better and will be easier to sell something that it looks good . Then you can invest the monney for improvments or for a new product and since you allready have experiance how all this thing works you know what tools to buy . So yeah for me Paint is the best solution for this project .Is the dark red colour possible? I understand the initial test turned out more brown than red.
There is no alt and alt-gr in one key combination. Two right sided shoulder buttons are Alt and Ctrl, respectively. Two left sided shoulder buttons are shift and alt-gr. No keys are combined.Hm, I've never heard someone combining Alt and Alt-Gr for a hotkey. Why not have them cancel each other out and have Super emerge instead?
«Some people think it is the best-looking calculator ever made»: So do I if we count hard+soft. HP 49/50 has best ROM software (if we forget algebraic mode) but keyboard is bad (quality and organization, with that small enter, unreadable fonts, etc) and algebraic mode makes it worse (you can switch it off, but keyboard organization is worse by that mode).You'll have to wait for a second-generation CPU board for that...
Some people think it is the best-looking calculator ever made. To my taste, that description applies to the 48GX with its grey plastics and purple and turquoise text on the keyboard!
I started with an HP 28s (what a good user's manuals), but of course 48 has much better soft, cards and I/O capabilities, and it takes less space in desktop. And 48 uses standard AAA batteries while 28 uses strange hard-to-find and expensive batteries (and with batteries door reliability problem).I prefer the HP 28s myself. Who doesn't love more keys and a clamshell device with a floppy double hinge? Fully open it took up a significant chunk of my desk during Chem-E classes.
I think so, it is a good idea: orange beta cases (with flaws) or even transparent cases (flaws are less visible) and marked like "for TESTING".+ 1
a beta release would be cool. so our units would be even more rare and we have more time to polish the software side and the case coating...
thinking of it, all unpainted "beta release" cases could be made in safety-orange to clearly mark them beta...