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Basic fit

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Ok, Here is the initial lay out of the components (to make sure every thing fits). as you can see I have a card reader, the chip in the middle is the 64 Gigabyte SSD, and the last chip a USB hub/broken touch screen controller. the USB hub is about the same size as a gumstix computer so it will allow me to finish the basic mock-up of the device.

The Begining

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

I had the idea for combining an SD card reader and an extra SSD (64 GB) into one external hard drive container.

As I was working on it, it occurred to me that I could try to find a way to copy the SD data with out the need of a computer, that way I can put card after card into the device, accumulating the data, then transfer them or delete them at will.

I will be using a Gumstix computer and some python scripting to make the system work

More to follow…