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by Video_Liam
Thu Jun 14, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Where are the demos Eben speaks of?
Replies: 14
Views: 3292

Re: Where are the demos Eben speaks of?

Hi, I have been following this thread myself and would like to run the demos as well. I am totally new to Linux, but have installed the Deb distro, my PI is up and running and I have been reading as much as I can over the last week or so. I can log on to PI, change the directorys to the directorys w...
by Video_Liam
Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Really Useful box with pics
Replies: 1
Views: 1620

Really Useful box with pics

Hi All, Hopefully this time I have managed to get the pics of my PI box right... Made by cutting and drilling and cliping a 0.2 ltr really useful box.. Side_view3.JPG Side_View2.JPG Side_View1.JPG Be very careful if you fancy doing the same, as a the plastic will cut nicely with a sharp craft knife,...
by Video_Liam
Mon Jun 04, 2012 11:32 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Did the Pi somehow break my TV?
Replies: 22
Views: 6455

Re: Did the Pi somehow break my TV?

Hi All, Very sorry to hear Ben's story, and great to see so many contributions. Can I also make a suggestion. Has anyone checked the actual wall socket? You can get a little plug type tester which pluging it to the socket and with three neons will test for basic faults, but I would suggest isolating...
by Video_Liam
Sun Jun 03, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Composite Video in NTSC?
Replies: 5
Views: 5340

Re: Composite Video in NTSC?

Hi, Wow, thanks. Nice bit of learning for me there thank you. For the benfit of those following this thread, but not entirely sure what happened there... I put my SD card back in to my day to day windoz machine, using notepad created a simple text file with:- # Set stdv mode to PAL (as used in Europ...
by Video_Liam
Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Composite Video in NTSC?
Replies: 5
Views: 5340

Re: Composite Video in NTSC?

Hi All, That is very interesting... There could be half a tonne of 1st timers out there who, having, in true ZX spectrum/BBC micro tradition dusted down an old 'TV' to use as a monitor, pulled out an old keyboard, mouse and have it all balanced on a old plank under the stairs... looking at a blank s...
by Video_Liam
Sat Jun 02, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Composite Video in NTSC?
Replies: 5
Views: 5340

Composite Video in NTSC?

Hi,

Just got my Pi up and running.

One strange suprise I discovered... The video out composite is NTSC. Is that normal?

Liam
by Video_Liam
Thu May 31, 2012 11:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: pi shipping from RS
Replies: 4
Views: 1174

pi shipping from RS

Hi all,

Just got my pi from Rs today.

I registered my interest at 6:30am, that fateful morning.

Got my invite to order about 2 weeks ago, were it gave a 3 week delivery estimation.

So far so good.

Built me sd card, going to give it ago tomorrow.

Liam

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