Shopping list off Amazon
Hi, I’m looking to build my first magic mirror, and since I live in the US, I would like to get all the required hardware off Amazon (and preferably, Prime).
Here’s what I have so far:
I already have an old ViewSonic monitor that takes DVI input, and about the size of 20x13.
Is there any major flaw with my selection? All suggestions are welcomed.
Is there any major flaw with my selection?
Really, there can be no flaw in your selections. Everyone’s mirror is custom and personal. No two are alike. That’s part of the beauty of it.
With that said, I also bought most of my items from Amazon.
CanaKit that included Pi3 B, charger, SD Card, case, heat sinks.
12" x 24" acrylic 2 way mirror
HDMI to DVI cable (my monitor is DVI also)
3 outlet mini power strip
I built my frame from wood I had on hand and casing from a local Home Depot. I only had to shorten the length of my acrylic mirror. I used a standard utility knife and a metal T-sqaure to score the glass, carefully making several passes with the blade, then I snapped it like a piece of sheetrock. The only glue I used was wood glue while making the frame. My mirror is not affixed in any way.
Best of luck to you and enjoy the process.
@Mykle1 Thanks for your response!