Feedback on BTest-1 Unit
krstic at solarsail.hcs.harvard.edu
Sat Dec 2 11:48:27 EST 2006
Jaya Kumar (ஜெயாகுமார்) wrote:
> - Opening up the unit. It wasn't immediately intuitive for me. I was
> looking for something to push on or a slider type thing to separate
> the lid from the body before realizing the ears are important.
We're tentatively looking at some alternative approaches for this.
> - The hinge. I like what it can do. But it doesn't feel smooth when
> rotating. I think I also felt a creaky type sensation the first time I
> tried rotating it. Seems okay now.
This has relevant bugs filed in Trac, and will be fixed in one of the
> - the left and right buttons seem to have sunk a bit too far from the
> level of the body.
Likewise with this.
> - Use of polystyrene in packaging.
As far as I know, this is a beta-packaging decision only.
> - bootup is not speedy. Any chance of using upstart?
I spoke to Scott at UDS-MTV a bit back about this. I expect we'll go in
that approximate direction, yes.
> - Touchpad is acting up. The left and right blocks drawn on the pad
> don't seem to be sensitive.
All three sectors are resistive, but only the middle sector is
capacitive, meaning you can use it with your fingers. We have resistive
mode turned off for B-1.
> - ok. I'm feeling around the body looking for edges and I feel that
> the battery doesn't quite fit perfectly with the body. So it's going
> to get scratched and dirt and stuff may accumulate in those crevices.
Filed as a bug a while back.
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