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by lohtse
Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Night Vis goggles.
Replies: 5
Views: 822

Re: Night Vis goggles.

update




For those with an android device theres a new VR browser that works quite well and FREE


go to play store and search for "NOMone VR Browser"
direct link https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... wser&hl=en


Enjoy
by lohtse
Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Which led matrix to use
Replies: 11
Views: 925

Re: Which led matrix to use


Hi thank you for that
And apologies for late response...

Also do I need to use a breadboard and what would be the correct pinouts for use direct to the Pi???
by lohtse
Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Latest Update Pi B+ nolonger can access GPIO
Replies: 2
Views: 354

Re: Latest Update Pi B+ nolonger can access GPIO

Hi All I have recently update the OS and firmware on our beloved Pi B+ We did the following sudo apt-get update All was ok sudo apt-get upgrade did reboot and all was ok sudo rpi-update did reboot now only 3v power gpio pins is working!!! We use the B+ as a weather monitor and clock so have several...
by lohtse
Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Latest Update Pi B+ nolonger can access GPIO
Replies: 2
Views: 354

Latest Update Pi B+ nolonger can access GPIO

Hi All I have recently update the OS and firmware on our beloved Pi B+ We did the following sudo apt-get update All was ok sudo apt-get upgrade did reboot and all was ok sudo rpi-update did reboot now only 3v power gpio pins is working!!! We use the B+ as a weather monitor and clock so have several ...
by lohtse
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Night Vis goggles.
Replies: 5
Views: 822

Re: Night Vis goggles.

what would people suggest for power management??? Like stated above we are looking at the TP4056 1A Lipo Battery Charging Board (https://www.aliexpress.com/item/50pcs-1A-dedicated-lithium-battery-charging-pad-charging-module-lithium-battery-charger-module-1A-Charging-Board/1357452893.html) and a 3.7...
by lohtse
Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Which led matrix to use
Replies: 11
Views: 925

Re: Which led matrix to use

we have just got the MAX7219 modue ourselves so are looking for some good example code to play with... any suggestions please????
by lohtse
Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Night Vis goggles.
Replies: 5
Views: 822

Night Vis goggles.

Hi All just thought I add a post showing a simply setup for night vision goggles I use the new sexy Zero W(previously used the standard zero and wifi adpter), a NOIR Camera with Ir Modules, 2600Mah Power bank, CHEAP VR goggles and some 3D printed parts. and a smartphone as the View screen in the vr ...
by lohtse
Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: 3d Printer host software?
Replies: 15
Views: 2684

Re: 3d Printer host software?

Hi We tried Octoprint but found it to be very lacking... Our printer (CTC Dual) was not supported in the slicer app included in octoprint so we still needed to use a pc for almost every print... as we could not get it to print from SD card at all... Octoprint is great but we found it was only useful...
by lohtse
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Pi cam v1.3 issue
Replies: 10
Views: 931

Re: Pi cam v1.3 issue

working camera log pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo vcdbg log assert 001049.591: assert( source ) failed; ../../../../../middleware/confzilla/cp_front_fdt.c::cp_front_fdt_load_builtin line 115 rev 2e557d8 vcdbg_ctx_get_dump_stack: dump_stack failed ---------------- 001953.810: assert( card not initialised ) ...
by lohtse
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Pi cam v1.3 issue
Replies: 10
Views: 931

Re: Pi cam v1.3 issue

Added dump command to end of config text this is what it gave me " 001049.885: assert( source ) failed; ../../../../../middleware/confzilla/cp_fron t_fdt.c::cp_front_fdt_load_builtin line 115 rev 2e557d8 vcdbg_ctx_get_dump_stack: dump_stack failed ---------------- 001954.072: assert( card not initia...
by lohtse
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Pi cam v1.3 issue
Replies: 10
Views: 931

Re: Pi cam v1.3 issue

vcgencmd version uname -a Are these genuine Pi cameras, or clones? NOIR V1.3 or V2.1? Sorry, but you haven't given us much to go on at the moment. The other thing to try is adding "start_debug=1" to /boot/config.txt, and then "sudo vcdbg log assert" after you've had issues to dump out any GPU side ...
by lohtse
Tue Feb 14, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Pi cam v1.3 issue
Replies: 10
Views: 931

Re: Pi cam v1.3 issue

Right this is getting beyond a joke..... 2 x 1.3v and 2 x NOIR cameras have now shown the SAME issue on 3 DIFFERENT raspberry pi's(zero,3 and a b+) THREE of the cameras have been in 3D printed cases since they arrived and one is a BRAND NEW one... all had been working without issue.. and now ALL nol...
by lohtse
Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: RPi Cam Web Interface
Replies: 4320
Views: 818523

Re: RPi Cam Web Interface

Hi guys have an odd issue for you.. I have successfully installed Rpi Cam on 2 x Zero, 3 x pi 3 and 1 x pi B+ and they are ALL working perfectly yet when I try to install on out standard Pi B all goes well but I cannot access the web interface at all I just get page not found!!! I can SSH via Putty ...
by lohtse
Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: RaspberryPi Camera for Astrophotography
Replies: 326
Views: 66934

Re: RaspberryPi Camera for Astrophotography

Suggest you read all the thread, then ask a specific question. To answer what you have asked : 'Yes', and 'read the thread' ... ;) Mike thank you for the eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeer "response" very helpful! Had read "most" of the thread but it seemed to be more related to specific software and auto guid...
by lohtse
Wed Feb 08, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Pi cam v1.3 issue
Replies: 10
Views: 931

Re: Pi cam v1.3 issue

ran vcgencmd get_camera but nothing is shown connected... ran with a working camera and all was fine
by lohtse
Wed Feb 08, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: RaspberryPi Camera for Astrophotography
Replies: 326
Views: 66934

Re: RaspberryPi Camera for Astrophotography

HI All Been directed to this thread to get some answers to a project we are working on.. Partner has recently got a basic 76/700 reflector telescope and is wanting to take so photos of planets etc..... we have a standard pi camera v1.3 and a noir pi camera... can she use these and what is need to be...
by lohtse
Wed Feb 08, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Night Vision Goggles Help Wanted!
Replies: 3
Views: 744

Re: Night Vision Goggles Help Wanted!

We built one using a cheap vr headset of aliexpress. 3d printed parts(we have a printer :-) ), pi zero, wifi dongle, NOir camera and lights and we use an old samsung android phone for the screen. set up is easy. 1) just install Rpi camera control on pi, set it to run at start.. 2)now install Iplay p...
by lohtse
Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Pi cam v1.3 issue
Replies: 10
Views: 931

Re: Pi cam v1.3 issue

Thanks guys



yep it totally buggered lol led comes on then goes off and then will come on for a little longer and then goes off etc etc etc :D :D :D :D :lol: :lol:
by lohtse
Wed Feb 08, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: PI NOIR camera and Telescopes?
Replies: 1
Views: 293

PI NOIR camera and Telescopes?

Just a simple question really

Has anyone use the Noir cameras for astronomy photo shots using a telescope???

If so any photos and advice would be great...

thank you
by lohtse
Wed Feb 08, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Pi cam v1.3 issue
Replies: 10
Views: 931

Pi cam v1.3 issue

Hi All One of our pi cameras doesn't seem to working correctly.. We use Rpi Camera control with the camera's( we use around 6 of them) and all is working with all of them accept one.. It was working fine but now the red light comes on for a few seconds then just goes off... Have shut dow the RPI cam...
by lohtse
Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Assistance required rgarding TM1637 module
Replies: 7
Views: 1029

Re: Assistance required rgarding TM1637 module

DougieLawson wrote:Try running it with python3.
have it running fine now just without those lines mentioned... the question was what was they for?
by lohtse
Wed Feb 01, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Assistance required rgarding TM1637 module
Replies: 7
Views: 1029

Re: Assistance required rgarding TM1637 module

Finally got this working I had to remove the lines that the errors referred too File "tm1637.py", line 141, in <module> show_ip_address(tm) File "tm1637.py", line 118, in show_ip_address ipaddr = subprocess.check_output("hostname -I", shell=True, timeout=1).strip().split(b".") File "/usr/lib/python2...
by lohtse
Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Assistance required rgarding TM1637 module
Replies: 7
Views: 1029

Re: Assistance required rgarding TM1637 module

https://github.com/johnlr/raspberrypi-tm1637 That's bit banging it on GPIO20 (DIO) & 21 (CLK). but what about the gnd and vcc pins Connect them to GND and Vcc (3V3). https://pinout.xyz https://github.com/rm-hull/wiringPi has python stuff and should be an OK replacement for WiringPi2. eeeer um no id...
by lohtse
Tue Jan 31, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Add-ons
Topic: Raspberry Pi Encoding IR RC Module + HX1838+N
Replies: 3
Views: 963

Re: Raspberry Pi Encoding IR RC Module + HX1838+N

hi



just wondering what guides you used to get this working???
by lohtse
Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Assistance required rgarding TM1637 module
Replies: 7
Views: 1029

Re: Assistance required rgarding TM1637 module

https://github.com/johnlr/raspberrypi-tm1637 That's bit banging it on GPIO20 (DIO) & 21 (CLK). but what about the gnd and vcc pins also I get File "tm1637.py", line 5 <!DOCTYPE html> ^ SyntaxError: invalid syntax when I try to run the file now getting Traceback (most recent call last): File "tm1637...

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