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by Newton
Mon Dec 19, 2016 7:23 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Build your own CPU out of transistors
Replies: 10
Views: 3282

Re: Build your own CPU out of transistors

You don't really need transistors. Matches, a sheet of paper and a pen will do:

https://web.archive.org/web/20140523212 ... age_id=293

Have fun computing from the ground up.
by Newton
Thu Sep 08, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: I2c level shifter
Replies: 4
Views: 1712

Re: I2c level shifter

by Newton
Sat Sep 21, 2013 1:17 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Raspberry Pi PIC Programmer using GPIO
Replies: 102
Views: 47577

Re: Raspberry Pi PIC Programmer using GPIO

Hi all, first of all: the PIC programmer is great. But: After using it for while, it suddenly stopped working correctly. All in a sudden I got this: # rpp -rso yyy.hex Raspberry Pi PIC Programmer, v0.2 (March 2013) device_id = 0x3fff Error: unknown device or programmer not connected. device_id can a...
by Newton
Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Reliable Power Supply
Replies: 7
Views: 3801

Re: Reliable Power Supply

Nice modular 2 Amp power supply is LH10-10B05. Fits well even into small housings.

Not for double-lefthanded thumbless persons as soldering is required.
by Newton
Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:55 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: raspberry pi foundation raspbian image
Replies: 151
Views: 48667

Re: Login Problem

Im having a problem logging in with fresh install. I downloaded the image from http://downloads.raspberrypi.org/images/raspbian/2012-07-15-wheezy-raspbian/2012-07-15-wheezy-raspbian.zip, copied it to 2Gb SD card, insert in Pi, all goes well. I get raspbian login: to which I type pi and press enter ...
by Newton
Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Feedback regarding shipping to South Africa
Replies: 3
Views: 1173

Re: Feedback regarding shipping to South Africa

Ordered mine three days later and received it this Monday, 3 days + 2 weeks later than you, exactly at the advertised time. I had the same problem with my PO-box address, but the courier called me and we met in Somerset West. Very easy, very smooth. I was baffled that the customs process took, as in...
by Newton
Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Invitation to order from RS
Replies: 575
Views: 100122

Re: Invitation to order from RS

This morning I received my shipping notice and tracking id. Order nr is 620xx. Parcel left DHL facility in East Midlands - UK, will arrive soon in South Africa, eager to see how long it will take to get to its final destination. I'm very busy to get the last preparations done and then run my Raspi f...
by Newton
Thu May 31, 2012 4:48 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Invitation to order from RS
Replies: 575
Views: 100122

Re: Invitation to order from RS

Just ordered mine to South Africa. :D

Order number 620xx
Announced to arrive in about 6 weeks :|

Now starting to get my things together: housing, power supply, USB hubs, IR receiver, WiFi dongle, SD card, .......

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