[vcf-midatlantic] TVs installed!

Martin A Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Sun Oct 23 20:25:35 EDT 2016

I have a pair of BrightSign LS422 network digital players to experiment 
with.  Content is loaded to the local memory card via Ethernet.

If you connect a motion detector via the GPIO pins, it can change 
start/stop/ change content when someone walks up to the display.

Product link:  https://www.brightsign.biz/index.php?cID=221


On 10/23/2016 7:34 PM, Christopher Gioconda via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Hi Evan!
> This is fantastic! Great job!
> I know content is the next item you're going to work on, but how will the
> content be directed to the TVs? Do you plan to have the same content on
> both TVs simultaneously or some kind of a slideshow that would loop?
> The reason I ask is that I've played around with devices that convert HDMI
> cables to Ethernet for long distances (100+ ft) since HDMI has signal
> degradation at that length. Monoprice sells them
> http://www.monoprice.com/mobile/product/details/6532?gclid=CjwKEAjwv7HABRCSxfrjkJPnrWgSJAA45qA2FBGmQASAMjqIwainlXC1KbczSd7nhQqG3dR97n2uFhoCIx3w_wcB
> I'd be happy to help any way I can.
> Chris
> On Oct 23, 2016 3:26 PM, "Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic" <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> Anthony B. drove down to the museum from Westchester County NY yesterday.
>> We spent all day installing the TVs and wire conduit to hide the cords
>> because we weren't about to dig into the walls.
>> It turned out great! Anthony had the idea to paint the tops of the
>> mounting hardware white so it blends into the ceiling color.
>> Here are some pictures.
>> The TVs are lightweight so the hardware just screws into studs, no lag
>> bolts needed: www.vcfed.org/evan/before.jpg
>> Before and after painting the posts: www.vcfed.org/evan/after.jpg and
>> www.vcfed.org/evan/drill.jpg
>> Anthony tried escaping into the attic, but I caught him:
>> www.vcfed.org/evan/attic.jpg
>> The results: www.vcfed.org/evan/room.jpg and www.vcfed.org/evan/hall.jpg
>> Next project: content!

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