A transportable laptop residing in 1988 but additionally sooner or later


Each now and again, there will probably be a challenge that’s mild on particulars however filled with nice, flashy-worthy illustrations. [Nexaner7] Not too long ago he confirmed off his Cyberdeck, inbuilt a yr, inside an outdated LCD-386. So what’s particular about it? It isn’t only a Raspberry Pi or some SBC inside however a full AMD Ryzen 5600, Nvidia RTX 3060, display and keyboard in 19.5-liters of area (0.68 cubic ft). Since there would not be sufficient room inside for good airflow, they determined to water-cool every little thing, which added to the construct.

Sleeper LCD-386 Behind Cyberdeck

whereas [Nexaner7] He would not have a video walkthrough, he has a construct log with dozens of images in two elements: Half 1 and Half 2. As you may think about, there have been copious quantities of 3D printing for brackets and holders, attempting out totally different screens and GPUs to see what match and what did not. He tried utilizing the unique keyboard, even with a 5-pin DIN to PS2 to USB adapter, however the keyboard was flaky attributable to corrosion. He dropped in a CM Quickfire TK PCB with some modifications because it was near the identical measurement. He swapped the show for a 1440p transportable monitor with a skinny ribbon HDMI cable to route the show from the GPU to the display.

We’re completely happy to report that the elements inside have been bought to somebody restoring the outdated PC, so the considerably uncommon LCD-386 wasn’t destroyed. With such a grand construct, perhaps he ought to enter the Cyberdeck competitors. Eagle-eyed readers might discover that we lately lined an LCD-386 with its contents retrieved by way of a hacked serial bus.


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