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by erul
Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: NO usb device works
Replies: 30
Views: 10618

Re: NO usb device works

Even a broken Pi is a great "educational device" :D. Is there a more permanent solution to this? Keeping the crystal below 15c is not so easy. I really don't want wait for RS slow support. Some suggestions if you're handy with a "heater" (so much more poetic than "soldering iron" :-)) 1. Resolder X...
by erul
Tue Jun 05, 2012 4:33 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: NO usb device works
Replies: 30
Views: 10618

Re: NO usb device works

Not a dead clock chip , but a non oscillating quartz crystal! Quartz crystals are temperamental beasts, whether they start up can depend on many factors, such a as temperature, but also on how quickly the voltage on the driver part of the crystal oscillator rises. I put my Pi in the fridge for 20 m...
by erul
Tue Jun 05, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: NO usb device works
Replies: 30
Views: 10618

Re: NO usb device works

Not a dead clock chip , but a non oscillating quartz crystal! Quartz crystals are temperamental beasts, whether they start up can depend on many factors, such a as temperature, but also on how quickly the voltage on the driver part of the crystal oscillator rises. I put my Pi in the fridge for 20 m...
by erul
Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:10 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: I cant get a keyboard to work with my PI!
Replies: 42
Views: 41890

Re: I cant get a keyboard to work with my PI!

Just tried with a brand new kingston card. Still nothing.
Guess i have to call RS.
by erul
Mon Jun 04, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: I cant get a keyboard to work with my PI!
Replies: 42
Views: 41890

Re: I cant get a keyboard to work with my PI!

I've got the same problem. No lights on the keyboard and no Light on the switch when plugging in the ethernet cable.

I have a no-name SD card, could this be the problem? The pi boots up just fine.
by erul
Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:39 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Invitation to order from RS
Replies: 575
Views: 100607

Re: Invitation to order from RS

How kind of RS to send me the DHL notification one day AFTER the Pi arrived.
Ref no: 87xx
by erul
Thu May 31, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Invitation to order from RS
Replies: 575
Views: 100607

Re: Invitation to order from RS

Oh wow.
I left my apartment and got on the bus, a few minutes later i get a call from DHL telling i have a package from RS and asks me to come unlock the door.

"Uhmm,, I won't be home for a few days. Come back on monday"

Perfect timing :D

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