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Step 6: Connect it all together.

I suggest testing it all before drilling the holes for the cables. The computer was set ontop but I sill need to run the cables. This LCD mount can be adjusted to turn any direction.  
<p>If don't mind using Linux, might try using a touch screen with Raspberry Pi 3 (has wireless built in) on a VESA mount. Then using gourmet for your recipes. Bonus project, adding a bar scanner to scan in and out products as you buy and use them.</p>
<p>If don't mind using Linux, might try using a touch screen with Raspberry Pi 3 (has wireless built in) on a VESA mount. Then using gourmet for your recipes. Bonus project, adding a bar scanner to scan in and out products as you buy and use them.</p>
<p>If don't mind using Linux, might try using a touch screen with Raspberry Pi 3 (has wireless built in) on a VESA mount. Then using gourmet for your recipes. Bonus project, adding a bar scanner to scan in and out products as you buy and use them.</p>
&nbsp;An even better keyboard space saver would be the <a href="http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126039&amp;cm_re=diNovo_mini-_-23-126-039-_-Product" rel="nofollow">Logitech diNovo Mini</a>. Super small size except for the price!&nbsp;
I own one of these. They are no fun to use.<br>
Alot has changed since I posted this. I would just use a cheap tablet now.
Hi Mr Green Guy, Very valid point. <br>No offense meant. <br>:P
None taken
Try instead a <a href="http://www.amazon.com/PlayStation-3-Wireless-keypad/dp/B001ENPDJA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=videogames&qid=1278349904&sr=8-1" rel="nofollow">Playstation 3 Keypad</a>&nbsp;for around $40. &nbsp;They are basically the same thing as the Dinovo, use bluetooth, and have a touchpad mouse built in with the press of a button. &nbsp;I'm using one for my media center pc currently and it works great! &nbsp;The only downside that could easily be fixed with a dremel and a few minutes would be the connector at the bottom that holds onto a controller.
How about this keyboard? http://www.amazon.com/Lenovo-Multimedia-Remote-with-Keyboard/dp/B0036VO67I
That's nice, I like the build-for-function aspect.<br /> <br /> L<br />
&nbsp;I'll admit that these plans are a little old and alot has change in the last year since I made it. Thanks Karossi and ironsmiter for some great ideas! I would of used an old laptop if I had one&nbsp;available to save space. An old tablet PC would of been perfect since the screen flips around and could flip up when not in use. If I was building new then I think I would of used the Dell Zino HD for its small size and price tag. HD Nation did a great review in <a href="http://revision3.com/hdnation/dellinspiron" rel="nofollow">episode 38</a>. A touch screen monitor would be great but I dont know where to find one and how much it would add to the price tag. As for a good keyboard and mouse combo I would like the <a href="http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126008&amp;Tpk=Logitech%20diNovo%20edge" rel="nofollow">Logitech diNovo Edge-2</a>.
Great idea!<br /> <br /> A&nbsp;couple of suggestions for others looking into a similar cuisine console... <br /> <br /> &gt;&nbsp;A&nbsp;touch screen eliminates the need for mouse and keyboard.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &gt; Short of that, a combo mouse/keyboard could be used, to save one wire (if you're not going with wireless) and the counter space.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &gt; Another mousing option to reduce countertop clutter; build a trackball into the countertop - much more work, but not a lot of cost.<br /> <br /> &gt;&nbsp;If you can handle the space requirements, and your mini PC&nbsp;is not prone to overheating, storing it in that cabinet above the monitor could help reduce cable clutter; drill a hole in the bottom or side of the cabinet and run the monitor cable (and keyboard/mice cables) up along the wall and into that. Power cables still need to go somewhere; the same hole could be used - it would be a great position if there was a free wall socket on the backsplash area very near the monitor.<br />
I worry about putting a trackball into the counter. Unless you can find a good, sealed, industrial model. It is a kitchen after all, and eventually SOMEONE is going to spill something near that trackball. Better option might be to mount the trackball onto a bracket, under the cabinet, next to the screen. Touch screen, while more expensive, might work better for SOME people, But I would worry, if it weren't a sealed touchscreen. Again, this is a KITCHEN pc, and inevitably, wet dirty fingers will be used.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> &quot;&gt;&nbsp;If you can handle the space requirements, and your mini PC&nbsp;is not prone to overheating, storing it in that cabinet above the monitor could help reduce cable clutter; drill a hole in the bottom or side of the cabinet and run the monitor cable (and keyboard/mice cables) up along the wall and into that. Power cables still need to go somewhere; the same hole could be used - it would be a great position if there was a free wall socket on the backsplash area very near the monitor.&quot;<br /> <br /> Or, even better, if you're handy and have a few tools.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; Mount the Monitor to one side of the computer case.<br /> Mount the pc/lcd combo onto the monitor mount (if it will handle he extra weight).<br /> Now you have good ventilation, and easy access for thy optical drive and usb ports.<br /> <br /> <br />

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