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DIY Wallmount TF700

17th January 2013, 07:47 AM   |  #1  
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I am working on a wallmount for my TF700 atm, so once entering the door to my apartment i can grab and operate my house automation software with it.

Basically the 3D modell is done in Google Sketchup.

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Sliced the modell into a back-, mid- and frontplate, and exported it into a dwg-file which you can find in the zip attachment.


I will use my local carpenter to provide me with the plates and work my way forward from this point. Please be advised i have not had time to cut the plates yet since i am quite busy irl atm.

Some work i still need to finish:

- thin rubberband between the tablet and wood, for easy safe sliding into the wallmount
- charging hole @ the bottom
- the mount system itself, hopefully removeable mayby integrate a kickstand so i can even place it on a table


Is there a pin layout for the bottom charging plug, i heared it should also support audio out for external speakers there or can this only be achived by the headphone interface at the side of the tablet?
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18th January 2013, 12:38 PM   |  #2  
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well done. looks nice
I would also recommend to cut-out a small piece in the top-middle of the back-plate. This will probably allow you to more easily grasp at the device.
18th January 2013, 01:15 PM   |  #3  
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Rubber does not make a good slide. I would suggest putting a layer of smooth fabric over the rubber to smoothen it.

Silk or Lycra (Lycra is cheaper) should work. Lycra has a better heat regulation than regular cotton, but normal cotton could work too if you're low on budget.

How will you be attaching it to the wall?
9th February 2013, 09:25 PM   |  #4  
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I like this idea!

What sort of home automation do you use? Something similar to Brighthouse Networks?
24th February 2013, 09:29 PM   |  #5  
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I find that a heavy duty felt works very well as a smooth barrier between two objects. Mostly, I've used it to keep my wood furniture from scratching the new floors, but the same principle applies obviously with glass & wood. It provides a good deal of padding beyond just the low friction surface, and it's also super cheap to boot.
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