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Difference: OlympusMR100Info (r6 vs. r5)
The m:robe MR-100 MP3 player similar to the iPod mini. It's based on the PortalPlayer 5020 chip and a 5GB microdrive. It features an 160x128 LCD with a red LED backlight. It's front face has a touch pad (manufactured by Synaptics, Inc) for the controls and it is also illuminated with red LEDs. The touch pad contains a vertical slider for scrolling.
The official Olympus press release for the m:robe MR-100 is here: http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_pressDetails.asp?pressNo=351
Note: The Olympus has discontinued the entire m:robe product line.
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See OlympusMR100HardwareComponents for chip info.
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This is front of the LCD. On the connector ribbon is printed:
TSE2399FPC-11 04-52 TRULY-1
Truly Semiconductor makes four 128x160 LCDs: http://www.trulysemi.com/eng/prod.asp?typeID=30&search=no
This is back of the LCD. You can see the 4 red LEDs.
Behind the LCD is a casing that evenly distributes the LED lighting for the LCD. There's a reflective sheet stuck on the back of this case on which is printed "P-TG2399 (PBF433)" and a date.
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J1 is the connector to the main board.
There are 7 red LEDs labeled D1-D7.
A plastic frame that fits over the board has been removed. This frame contains elements that distribute the led light evenly over each button opening (and maybe is required for touch detection).
Synaptics press release: http://www.synaptics.com/press/pr_detail.cfm?id=91
r8 - 10 Dec 2008 - 21:56:48 - NicolasPennequinRevision r6 - 22 Sep 2007 - 15:11 - PascalBriehl
Revision r5 - 20 Sep 2006 - 15:13 - MarkArigo
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