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Posted · No more space

"Buy a bigger screen ? ".  Not necessary.  I have come up with a workaround.

  • Turn the display on it's side and change it to Portrait.
    • If it's a laptop:
      • Users would need to learn how to type one handed as the keyboard would be vertical.
      • A gimbal mount might be required if there was more than one user and one of them was "sinister".
        • A hand crank or hydraulic actuator mounted on the side and working through a planetary gear unit would allow users to rotate the display 180° to make it ambidextrous.  This could be built from printed parts.
    • If it's a desktop:
      • Turn up the screen resolution.
      • Purchase a Resolution Reverser like the modern one shown below.  (Free shipping from Amazon).

That would work until some random contributor adds another 8 or 9 plugins and you run out of room again.

 

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Posted · No more space

I'll start on the "Rotation Device" design.  The potential market for these could be huge.

Will you need the "right hand" configuration?  (Only having two end-point stops would make it simpler.)

Also, how do you want the rotation mechanism powered?  I'm thinking Diesel but a Flux Capacitor might work.

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