Raspberry Pi Launches New Model B+

The Raspberry Pi Foundation today announced the final revision of the original Raspberry Pi development board. The Raspberry Pi development board since its introduction has actually sold over 3 million units globally, indicating the undoubtable success of the hardware platform. One of the major reasons why Raspberry Pi has been so successful is because of the relative inexpensiveness of the hardware itself ...

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Solder Pen, PCB Circuit, Python Programming

Solder Pen I had some color Sharpies, which never worked very well, even when I first got them. I just tried them, and all but one, would not even write. I threw them in the trash. Later, I got them out of the trash because I had an idea about how to use the body of each pen to hold solder. These are some snapshots of how I put solder inside each pen body. Briefly, I used the needle nose pliers to twist off ...

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IO Pi

Introduction: The I2C address bits are selectable using the on-board jumpers. The MCP23017 supports up to 8 different I2C addresses so with two MCP23017 devices on each IO Pi you can stack up to 4 IO Pi boards on a single Raspberry Pi giving a maximum of 128 I/O ports. The IO Pi includes a 5V port that can be isolated from the Raspberry Pi via an isolation jumper so you can use a seperate high current power ...

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Raspberry Pi, PyFace Digital, the lost documentation, I found it finally

The Raspberry PI or R-pi from http://www.raspberrypi.org/ is well known these days. It is not an accident that I have one, I have been doing Linux stuff since 1991, and professionally since 1996 I can not skip over these developments, have to keep up with the new kids. :-) Times have changed, hardware has become very affordable, everybody knows the Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Beagle-Bone-Black (BBB). Not ever ...

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DIY Raspberry Pi Connection Board Featured

The PCB I did the project in eagle cad placing one Raspberry Pi 2x13 femal connector (step 2.54mm - 0,01") and then placing 4 pin header strip 1x13 with enlarged pads. I need these pads only for soldering the wires to the pcb. After this I did a very simple pcb putting in a simple layout all the components around the Raspberry connector. For the PCB realizaton I've used the common laser toner transfer syste ...

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Adding a Joystick to the Raspberry Pi

Joysticks are really fun to use. They are also much more intuitive than other input devices. Adding a joystick to your Raspberry Pi opens a lot of new doors. You can now use the Raspberry Pi and the joystick to control a robot, a camera, play games or do whatever you want. We'll be using the GrovePi and a Grove Joystick in this guide and show you how easy it is to integrate a joystick in your next Raspberry ...

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Raspberry Pi Prototyping Kit

This is a basic prototyping kit for the Raspberry Pi. It will allow you to quickly and easily prototype your hardware ideas without the needing to buy new kit each time. It is also compact, portable, and a lot more durable than most prototyping kits. You can either build simple circuits on the top of the Raspberry Pi, or bridge to external board for larger builds. Step 1: You Will Need To build this you wil ...

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The Minnow Board – A New Small Form Factor

We attended an "Internet of Things" meeting here this week, and Scott Garman introduced us to a new small form factor, the MinnowBoard. The MinnowBoard is very high performance single board computer (SBC) using a 1Ghz Intel Atom processor, but unlike most SBC's it has the General Purpose I/O (GPIO) expansion connections needed to expand the system using low cost peripherals. More akin to SBC's like the Rasp ...

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Simple Raspberry Pi Shutdown Button

Since the Raspberry Pi foundation decided to leave out an off button to safely shutdown the Raspberry pi, I'll show you a simple method I came up with to build one, so there are no more excuses for yanking the power cable out of your Pi! This method uses no extra components apart from a piece of wire, so as long as you have a way of connecting two pins together you can get on and make this right away. This ...

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A 50 year-old Teletype Powered by a Raspberry Pi

I’ve been a nerd for a very long time; As a teenager in the 1970’s I drove up to the Western Union office in my hometown of Buffalo, New York and asked if they had any old teletypes they’d like to get rid of; The next thing I knew I was driving my VW bus away, full of Teletype Gear. I became with familiar with them; Basically they were like remote typewriters; The keyboard on one would control the printer o ...

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