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by robotmad
Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:41 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Hornby Model Railway Control
Replies: 5
Views: 6853

Re: Hornby Model Railway Control

This is definitely a feasible project. If yoru skills are in the software rather than hardware side then you might be interested in using the Orangutan SVP controller from Pololu (available as a partial kit if you like the soldering). This is what we have done. http://www.pololu.com/catalog/product/...
by robotmad
Sat May 05, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?
Replies: 12
Views: 16516

Re: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?

Tip we picked up from somewhere else to enable the audio (ASLA) driver:

sudo modprobe snd_bcm2835

Then LXMusic played MP3 files OK.
by robotmad
Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3562
Views: 127435

Re: Introduce yourself!

<t>Hi I'm Chris (aka Robotmad) and like Zardoz (a few posts above) I loved my Acorn Archimedes and upgraded to the 30Mhz ARM3 too, I also went on to build my own expansion board to plug into the expansion bus and provide a flexible interface to many other hardware projects around the house.  I've tr...

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