World's Crappiest Tablet Gets the Tear-Down Treatment

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  1. dgstorm

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    Prepare to cringe at the world's worst tablet. It's not at all surprising that the company which manufactured this horrible piece of trash went bankrupt. What is surprising is that it ever got this far into production at all.

    You can watch a video in the thread below that is a teardown of this craptacular turd called the Esinomed Infoview Medical Tablet Computer. (It's extra scary that it was meant for medical use.) The tablet was based on off the shelf PC parts and its OS of choice was Windows XP. Feel free to digest that for a moment...

    Not only does this pile of poo use double-sided adhesive tape to hold the motherboard to the bottom, it also uses a pack of rechargeable AA batteries as power. The batteries don't even have sockets between, but instead are soldered to each other with loose wires.

    If this thing were some retro-fitted virtual device found in the post-apocalyptic Fallout 4 game, it might be kinda cool. Considering this was a real life device, it makes you wonder what its creators were smoking when they attempted to market this monstrosity. It's also a wonder they ever got it functioning in the first place.
     
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    Here's that full video. Marvel at its technical wonder!

     
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    Should I feel bad that it reminded me of a project I did in college?
     
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    I think the guy in the video got a kick out of this

    As long as you didn't try to put it into production, no.
     
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    Wow..dig the Soldering job LOL..
     
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    That's not an iPad.....



    ok ok I kid. Pretty cool teardown, but can't believe that's a final product.
     
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    You mean it's not state of the art?
     
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    This guys YouTube Channel is great. He tears down all sorts of electronics and explains how they work.
     
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    watched this in my Game Programming class today with some of the class... man those comments.

    I'm hoping this was just a simple proof of concept not an actual final design. cause my 5 year old could build a better tablet out of legos
     
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    He's the guy who turned me on to the hakko 888d Soldering station. I got one the next day..best 100$ I ever spent ..
    For electrical guy, it does it all, through hole, surface mount. From dead cold to up to 950°f in 12 seconds..tips are easy to change, last forever unless you force them onto something and fracture them..
    And you sure don't have connections that look like this...lmao
     
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