Having fun with a Teensy and an Acer Aspire One
Yes, this project was a lot of fun :-D .
As I had to disassemble my Acer Aspire One to replace its hard drive, I decided to do a couple of other modifications....
This project being not that complex, I will put here more pictures than text. I'm sure you are a bit lazy to read what I write anyways ;-) .
So I have had this notebook for quite a long time now, and as it doesn't cost much I thought that I could do some modifications on it.
First I decided to replace its original (very slow) 8GB SSD with a Compact Flash Card, and then to completely change the color of its casing. So I bought these on ebay:
To drive all the LEDs, I thought that it would be nice to use a teensy as it is small enough to be fitted under the notebook keyboard. So back to work, some soldering: