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Old 02-08-2008, 02:11 PM
"Jim Kronebusch"
 
Default Fw: Bolt on LCD Monitor LTSP Terminal

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From: "Brandon Kovach" <bkovach@logrog.net>
To: "Jim Kronebusch" <jim@winonacotter.org>
Sent: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 09:06:01 -0600 (CST)
Subject: Re: [K12ltsp-list] Re: Bolt on LCD Monitor LTSP Terminal

I use 3m double stick tape to hold my motorcycle seats on my race bike.
If that stuff will hold on a seat with my 200 lbs going 145 mph for years,
I can't imagine it wouldn't hold a neoware client to the the back of a
monitor.

BK
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Brandon Kovach
Logan-Rogersville R-8 Schools
Technology Director

> On Thu, 07 Feb 2008 09:46:56 -0800, Casey Mynott wrote
>> Hello all,
>>
>> I am doing up a proposal for my school district in regards to getting
>> funds to setup some terminals in my classroom. What I am looking for is
>> a
>> terminal that bolts to the back of a 19" LCD monitor that can run LTSP.
>> I
>> want to show case how awesome the technology is but at the same time
>> making the setup look as clean and cutting edge as possible. I have seen
>> these "bolt on" terminals but have found very few with any positive
>> experiences. So, the question, have you had any experiences (good or
>> bad)
>> with these types of LTSP terminals. If you have had any experience I
>> would
>> love to hear about it. Thanks for your time.
>
> Well, I was looking at going this way as well. Then I had the revelation
> of how easy
> will it be for students to connect usb devices with the tiny form factor
> bolted to the
> back of the screen...not very. I thought about getting higher end
> monitors with usb
> ports on the side, but that isn't very cost effective. I thought of
> putting a small usb
> extension on every workstation allowing students to easily plug into the
> extension, but
> I could see those disappearing or looking a little sloppy. Then I looked
> at the specs
> of most of the bolt on units, and they weren't as good as the larger units
> that sit next
> to the machine. So I scrapped the bolt on idea as the only benefit it
> would give me is
> a little sleeker look with the cost of difficult usb access and slower
> specs.
>
> Anyhow, just something to think about. The labs look very nice as well
> with small
> footprint terminals next to the monitors.
>
> Jim
>
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