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OK, this is cool....
« on: March 08, 2017, 04:37:22 PM »
I usually kinda pooh pooh things like this, but for some reason this strikes me as really cool....

http://lincolntechsolutions.com/tv-tap-handle/
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Re: OK, this is cool....
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2017, 04:41:19 PM »
Looks expensive

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Re: OK, this is cool....
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2017, 07:26:30 PM »
I'm with you there, Denny. Kinda cool. But, only 15 to 18 hrs with one charge on the battery? Maybe for a party but not everyday use. Definitely gimmicky.

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Re: OK, this is cool....
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2017, 07:43:45 PM »
I'm with you there, Denny. Kinda cool. But, only 15 to 18 hrs with one charge on the battery? Maybe for a party but not everyday use. Definitely gimmicky.

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Definitely gimmicky....but cool!
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Re: OK, this is cool....
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2017, 09:45:57 PM »
I'm with you there, Denny. Kinda cool. But, only 15 to 18 hrs with one charge on the battery? Maybe for a party but not everyday use. Definitely gimmicky.

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I think you can turn it off with the touch screen to save battery when not in use.  Could be wrong on that.
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Re: OK, this is cool....
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2017, 10:04:44 PM »
I'm with you there, Denny. Kinda cool. But, only 15 to 18 hrs with one charge on the battery? Maybe for a party but not everyday use. Definitely gimmicky.

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I think you can turn it off with the touch screen to save battery when not in use.  Could be wrong on that.

That would certainly make sense.
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Re: OK, this is cool....
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2017, 10:43:22 PM »
Did anyone else think the tech school was selling these at first? Or is it just me?
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Re: OK, this is cool....
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2017, 09:36:29 PM »
I usually kinda pooh pooh things like this, but for some reason this strikes me as really cool....

http://lincolntechsolutions.com/tv-tap-handle/

you want a cheap and easy sparge but an lcd tap handle? you're a complicated man denny haha.

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Re: OK, this is cool....
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2017, 09:54:45 PM »
I'm the type of guy who avoids sitting in bars that have TV's, doesn't watch tv, and is pissed that there's a friggin' tv at some gas pumps so I think this is terrible. Can I ever have a moment where someone's not trying to burn something into my retinas?
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Re: OK, this is cool....
« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2017, 09:57:43 PM »
I usually kinda pooh pooh things like this, but for some reason this strikes me as really cool....

http://lincolntechsolutions.com/tv-tap-handle/

you want a cheap and easy sparge but an lcd tap handle? you're a complicated man denny haha.

I know...dichotomy is me, right?  :)
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Re: OK, this is cool....
« Reply #10 on: March 12, 2017, 04:28:06 PM »
Did anyone else think the tech school was selling these at first? Or is it just me?
Right, it looks like a basic Raspberry Pi setup inside a 3D printed tap handle. Don't get me wrong - I like the tech and the idea, but the form factor is lacking any "wow" to get me interested. For that price, I could probably figure out how to DIY this for all 3 of my tap handles. If the design looked more professional, then I could see it as a worthy investment at that price point.
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