Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Robotics Club Repairs 55 XOs, Maybe a New Record!

Here is a blog entry about the Fibonacci Four heroic service project:

"In May, I received a pallet of XO-1's from OLPC's Dallas warehouse. Most of these are G1G1 XOs that people re-donated for projects in Haiti, in response to the letter that Nicholas N sent out, shortly after the earthquake. Many of that cache had already been distributed to Haiti projects, during the past 2 years. But there were still a bunch in storage. 
Each re-donated G1G1 XO needs to be cleaned up, checked out and reflashed to the latest software build. Then, as the Conributors Program approves applications, these XOs will be ready for children in Haiti! 
I don't know why these were still in storage, but I had space enough to work with them and offered to get them into shape for distribution from the new "OLPC NH volunteer satellite office...."

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  1. great jobs guy! After you've fixed an XO, you know its one of the easiest laptops you'll ever fix.
    My 116 photo shoot of my XO-1.5 disassemply

  2. Thanks - note we can't see that page, must be for school members only.