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by raj
Sat May 20, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Waterproof case for Pi Zero?
Replies: 7
Views: 12458

Re: Waterproof case for Pi Zero?

I have a camera connected to a regular Pi B (or maybe B+). I mounted an outlet which has USB ports into an outdoor electrical box, put an outdoor "in use" cover on the box, then cut a hole for the camera, sealing around it (carefully!) with silicone. Attached an electrical cord to the outlet and plu...
by raj
Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cheap wifi dongle that works directly?
Replies: 12
Views: 12573

Re: Cheap wifi dongle that works directly?

Sorry, I see I didn't reply to the other part of your question. Yes, the plan is currently to put the entire unit inside the wall. It just doesn't produce that much heat to be an issue, I don't think. The most heat would come from the 110->5v transformer. I'll need both USB ports, since one will be ...
by raj
Fri Jun 08, 2012 12:57 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cheap wifi dongle that works directly?
Replies: 12
Views: 12573

Re: Cheap wifi dongle that works directly?

Right! That makes sense. Thanks.
by raj
Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:26 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cheap wifi dongle that works directly?
Replies: 12
Views: 12573

Re: Cheap wifi dongle that works directly?

Hmm.. Interesting idea! So, it doesn't hurt anything to directly connect the two USB ports together like that? I'd certainly be willing to give that a try. I'm also not above soldering. :)
by raj
Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cheap wifi dongle that works directly?
Replies: 12
Views: 12573

Re: Cheap wifi dongle that works directly?

So, looking at the web page mentioned, it appears as though the Micronet SP907NS has supposedly been known to work when directly plugged into the R-Pi. Unfortunately, this device isn't really very available. I can't find anywhere to purchase it in the US. Does someone know of a way to get hold of on...

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