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A project log for $60 bluetooth head mounted display.

The HMD is bluetooth enabled and compatible with both Linux and Android.

Tony E. NazzalTony E. Nazzal 07/29/2014 at 04:000 Comments

The max current draw stayed at around ~50mA when the bluetooth module is connected. 0.7Wh / (5V *.05A) = 2.8h. Assuming the power boost module is about 90% efficient,  it equals about 2.52h of battery life per battery. The glasses can also be powered over USB using a portable battery pack.

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