[DC LoCo] hank crank recharger for new ubuntu tablet

flint at flint.com flint at flint.com
Mon Sep 28 16:22:17 BST 2009

Dear Mackenzie,

I bow to your knowledge.  I recall seeing the crank in some pictures 
early in the OLPC development cycle...

The impression I get is that hardware features are an elastic feature of 
the OLPC, as in sometimes they are there and sometimes not.



On Mon, 28 Sep 2009, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:

> Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 11:01:04 -0400
> From: Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at gmail.com>
> To: ubuntu-us-dc at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: [DC LoCo] hank crank recharger for new ubuntu tablet
> On Monday 28 September 2009 10:33:33 am flint at flint.com wrote:
>> Dear Chuck,
>> You are correct the OLPC systems exported did have a crank function.
> Are you sure? I thought they decided it was infeasible and went for a power
> adapter.  I did see a foot pedal demo'd at OLPCLCDC though.
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