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Offline @rt

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Can’t find old video
« on: May 30, 2018, 03:20:47 pm »
Hello,
I’ve been looking without success for an older EEVBlog video
about a promotional media player that was made cheaply,
and mounted on some card, as a promotional item for a product.

IIRC there was mentioned that some people hacked them to
play arbitrary video content.

Any help with a link or better description of the item in question
would be appreciated.
 

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Re: Can’t find old video
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2018, 04:47:23 pm »
Thanks :) That might be the problem. I didn’t remember it bing part of a mailbag, but it makes sense.
 

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Re: Can’t find old video
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2018, 08:50:32 pm »
Yep, that was in a mailbag, search "EEVblog Playboy"  ;D

 

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Re: Can’t find old video
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2018, 03:15:49 am »
Ah cool, thanks :)
That’s close, but it was a little different, and mainly white.

« Last Edit: May 31, 2018, 04:16:09 am by @rt »
 

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Re: Can’t find old video
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2018, 07:44:34 am »
Wasn't there an ARM-based video player embedded in cardboard, played a drug ad or something for a doctor's office? I can't find the video, though.
 

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Re: Can’t find old video
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2018, 12:12:54 pm »
Wasn't there an ARM-based video player embedded in cardboard, played a drug ad or something for a doctor's office? I can't find the video, though.

That's sounding familiar - and more recent than #331, too.
 

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Re: Can’t find old video
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2018, 11:02:23 pm »
IIRC Dave specifically said they have been hacked by hobbyists. I have a friend who is chasing some to be made for a company.
There are greeting cards which fit the bill, but the cardboard would have to be custom printed.
 


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