GLCD with touchscreen

I took one of those Sony Ericsson touchscreens I got from DealExtreme, along with a SparkFun Nintendo DS touchscreen breakout board (it works with this touchscreen too), and put it on my KS0108 MONOCHRON GLCD screen after a lot of messing around with wires. The touchscreen is actually a really good size for this screen, it’s just slightly larger but it’s a very good fit. I knew it was a good idea to buy two of them though, because I ended up breaking one of them (the wires are very fragile and it got torn off), which is why I decided to use twenty layers of tape to protect the wires on the second one. The only downside to using this touchscreen with the GLCD is that now I only have one analog input pin left.

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DealExtreme touchscreens

Three touchscreens
Three touchscreens
Look at this excessive packaging
Look at this excessive packaging

Touchscreens arrived from DealExtreme!

I ordered one of these as well, but that one got split up into a different shipment. I only got so many because I wasn’t sure which ones would be a good size, or that I’d end up breaking them somehow.

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DealExtreme servos, lasers, solar-powered car

DealExtreme stuff
Stuff from DealExtreme

Shipment from DealExtreme arrived today (finally). These were the things I got:

Of course, I’ve only shown one of each in the photo. They were a lot smaller than I had expected; I put a penny in the image to give a sense of the size of these things. The solar powered car doesn’t really seem to work, but I guess it might just be the lack of adequate sunlight in my room. Gonna start trying to make something with the lasers and servos some other time.

I’ve also ordered some other stuff from DealExtreme about a week ago, and those should arrive some time in the future.