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by gingbeard
Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:38 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Auto open browser on boot
Replies: 25
Views: 191121

Re: Auto open browser on boot

Sorry to kick up an old thread... We're using the instructions here - https://github.com/MobilityLab/TransitScreen/wiki/Raspberry-Pi to set-up a "web screen" that loads a webpage on boot, and nothing else. The page in question has a username/password access system. Is there a way to get Midori to au...
by gingbeard
Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:50 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Looking for GPIO tutorials for the Slice of Pi
Replies: 0
Views: 402

Looking for GPIO tutorials for the Slice of Pi

Hello all, I have just purchased on of the GPIO addons "slice of Pi" from The Pi Hut ( http://thepihut.com/products/slice-of-pi-breakout-board-for-the-raspberry-pi I would like to get started with it - but I am a computer programmer, not a hardware guru. Following the guide here - http://www.doctorm...
by gingbeard
Tue May 01, 2012 9:51 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is this Power Supply Suitable?
Replies: 12
Views: 2606

Re: Is this Power Supply Suitable?

<r>Thanks for that.<br/> <br/> At the end of the day - I want to follow the exact Rpi guidelines. (I'm a bit OCD like that)<br/> <br/> I ordered<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/330717731492">http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/330717731492</URL><br/> <br/> in the end. 5V 1000mA - Now I can slee...
by gingbeard
Sat Apr 28, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Power Requirements
Replies: 34
Views: 17338

Re: Raspberry Pi Power Requirements

I have bought http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/330717731492 ready for my pi. Cant wait! Got my Farnell email yesterday!
by gingbeard
Sat Apr 28, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Which Power Supply?
Replies: 101
Views: 30535

Re: Which Power Supply?

After reading that its not a good idea to power the pi from a USB hub/PC I have bought http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/330717731492 ready for my pi to be delivered. Arrived next day
by gingbeard
Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:03 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is this Power Supply Suitable?
Replies: 12
Views: 2606

Re: Is this Power Supply Suitable?

Sorry to reopen this one - My new charger has arrived, and outputs 5.2V. Is this still OK for the Rpi?
by gingbeard
Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:10 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is this Power Supply Suitable?
Replies: 12
Views: 2606

Re: Is this Power Supply Suitable?

Many thanks.

I have now ordered a Nokia AC-10X charger.

(Output current: 1200 mA)

Sound Better?
by gingbeard
Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:11 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is this Power Supply Suitable?
Replies: 12
Views: 2606

Re: Is this Power Supply Suitable?

I have just ordered a power supply - is this suitable?

Ratings below:

OUTPUT: DC5.2V 500-700MA

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