March 1, 2012, 12:11 AM PST | Length: 3:46
Bill Detwiler cracks open the Boogie Board Rip. Inside the eWriter, he finds a flexible, cholesteric LCD from Kent Displays, a Waltop Pen Input system, and Texas Instruments MSP430 MCU. He also discovered that the Boogie Board Rip would be a great pen and paper replacement if it weren't missing two key features and wasn't priced so high--relative to low-end tablets. For a detailed list of the e-writer's hardware and a text version of this video, check out his article, Boogie Board Rip Teardown: Overpriced and a few features short.