Go to advanced search

by marc4938
Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Raspberry Pi motor controller
Replies: 7
Views: 700

Re: Raspberry Pi motor controller

Thanks for the options. Do you think either or the Pi Face's are a good option?
by marc4938
Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Raspberry Pi motor controller
Replies: 7
Views: 700

Re: Raspberry Pi motor controller

Hi,

more specs. I think this is what you wanted. If they arent the same exact motors, this is very similar.

(drive with 3-6VDC, 200-400 mA run, 1.5A hard stall)
by marc4938
Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Raspberry Pi motor controller
Replies: 7
Views: 700

Raspberry Pi motor controller

Hello, I am in the process of building a raspberry pi powered robot. I need a motor controller. The tutorial I am following says I need an L298N motor controller. Can I use a Piface instead? I will leave a link to each one to compare. I just need to control two motors. I am using this tutorial: http...
by marc4938
Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Boot to command line with Raspbian minimal image
Replies: 4
Views: 545

Re: Boot to command line with Raspbian minimal image

It is raspbian jessie lite. The boot option on raspi-config did not work. Are there any commands I can type in somewhere?
by marc4938
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Boot to command line with Raspbian minimal image
Replies: 4
Views: 545

Boot to command line with Raspbian minimal image

Hello,
I am in the process of buiilding a robot. I can connect to the pi through SSH to my macbook. I cant have the keyboard attached to my robot wherever it goes. How to I get the Pi to boot directly to the command line with a login? I have Raspbian minimal image and raspberry pi 2 B.
Thanks
by marc4938
Fri May 06, 2016 1:06 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RCA Composite video
Replies: 22
Views: 4586

Re: RCA Composite video

So you are saying i should get that cord from modmypi? Are you sure that is what i need? We are saying that the cable you have is not wired appropriately for a RPi. Cables which are wired appropriately are available. it is up to you to choose where to procure one. You may wish to read the relevant ...
by marc4938
Fri May 06, 2016 12:54 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Wavy/Black and white screen for composite video out
Replies: 2
Views: 501

Wavy/Black and white screen for composite video out

Hi I am trying to use the composite video jack on my rasberry pi 2 model B. I have this cord: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0007V6JCK/ref=nav_timeline_asin?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1 . The picture is what I get when I plug it in. What am I doing wrong or need to change? I have two SD cards and I will put the ...
by marc4938
Thu May 05, 2016 11:17 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RCA Composite video
Replies: 22
Views: 4586

Re: RCA Composite video

So you are saying i should get that cord from modmypi? Are you sure that is what i need?
by marc4938
Fri Apr 29, 2016 11:56 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RCA Composite video
Replies: 22
Views: 4586

Re: RCA Composite video

klricks wrote:You have the wrong cable. See #13 here: viewtopic.php?p=653422#p653422
I don't think so. The reviews say this cord works with the raspberry pi 2 B. There is still something I need to do but I'm not sure.
by marc4938
Fri Apr 29, 2016 7:36 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RCA Composite video
Replies: 22
Views: 4586

Re: RCA Composite video

This is a picture of what happens after the changes.
by marc4938
Fri Apr 29, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RCA Composite video
Replies: 22
Views: 4586

Re: RCA Composite video

So do you suggest anything else to force the composite video? I will try this tonight and tell you what happens.
by marc4938
Fri Apr 29, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RCA Composite video
Replies: 22
Views: 4586

Re: RCA Composite video

I will play around with it this afternoon. I don't think the config.txt file has anything to do with what operating system Im using.
by marc4938
Fri Apr 29, 2016 1:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RCA Composite video
Replies: 22
Views: 4586

Re: RCA Composite video

Thank you. I believe the camcorder cable I have is compatible. Are you sure the config.txt file is correct? I think there are things I need to fix, but I'm not sure.
by marc4938
Fri Apr 29, 2016 12:50 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RCA Composite video
Replies: 22
Views: 4586

Re: RCA Composite video

Hello,
I havent actually checked, but the reviews for the cord on amazon said it works with the same pi I am using.
by marc4938
Fri Apr 29, 2016 11:34 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RCA Composite video
Replies: 22
Views: 4586

Re: RCA Composite video

Thanks for the help. I will try this later tonight and let you know if it works and what happens. Are you sure there is nothing else to do?
Thanks,
Marc
by marc4938
Fri Apr 29, 2016 12:25 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RCA Composite video
Replies: 22
Views: 4586

RCA Composite video

Hello, I am trying to use the composite video jack next to the HDMI jack on the raspberry pi 2 model B. I have used this with HDMI for months. I am trying to connect the pi to an old box tv. I bought a 4 pole 3.5 mm to 3 RCA cord to use. (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0007V6JCK/ref=nav_timeline_...
by marc4938
Wed Feb 03, 2016 1:38 am
Forum: The Pi Store
Topic: E: Unable to locate package pistore
Replies: 2
Views: 5781

E: Unable to locate package pistore

Hello, I have a new raspberry pi 2 B with the newest version of Raspbian from noobs. I used "sudo apt-get update" and sudo "apt-get upgrade" in the terminal. Then i used "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install pistore". At the end it says "E: Unable to locate package pistore". What suggestions ...

Go to advanced search