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by Slategrey252
Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Powering Pi B+ from usb hub
Replies: 7
Views: 916

Re: Powering Pi B+ from usb hub

RaTTuS wrote:most will work fine
But apparently they don't because I have bought 2 powered usb hubs that don't provide enough power through each of their usb sockets, hence the reason I'm asking for specific powered usb hub makes/models/brands.
by Slategrey252
Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Powering Pi B+ from usb hub
Replies: 7
Views: 916

Re: Powering Pi B+ from usb hub

It is worth pointing out that you can not back power the B+ (or A+?) through a USB hub. This was possible with earlier models. You would need to feed a B+ via the expansion header or via the microUSB socket. Yes. Perhaps I'm not being clear enough. My bad, sorry. what I am trying to do is power up ...
by Slategrey252
Mon Jan 19, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Powering Pi B+ from usb hub
Replies: 7
Views: 916

Powering Pi B+ from usb hub

Hi. I'm trying to buy a powered USB hub that will enable me to power first 4, then 8 raspberry PI B+ The problem I am finding is that manufacturers are over rating their products. I've bought 2 different ones so far and neither has had the juice to run even 1 PI B+ Does any one have information or l...
by Slategrey252
Sun Jan 18, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry PI b+ Spacers and screws
Replies: 7
Views: 11212

Re: Raspberry PI b+ Spacers and screws

Awesome.

Thank you
by Slategrey252
Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:23 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
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Re: Introduce yourself!

Hi I'm the General Manager of a Neurological and Specialist Care Unit in the UK. My hobbies include taking things apart and wondering why I can't get them back together again, spotting continuity errors in films, and generally kowtowing to my OCD. I've built every computer I've ever owned, and have ...
by Slategrey252
Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:15 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry PI b+ Spacers and screws
Replies: 7
Views: 11212

Raspberry PI b+ Spacers and screws

I'm building a simple 4 node cluster using raspberry Pi B+ boards.

Unfortunately it doesn't seem as though the B+ board screw holes are the same size as those on normal MBs

Is there a source of screws and spacers that will fit, or does anyone know what size I should be looking for?

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