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by tidge27
Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Drive MAX7219 with I2C with shell script
Replies: 31
Views: 10491

Re: Drive MAX7219 with I2C with shell script

Thank God someone has finally managed to do it!! I had another look at this one over Christmas, but with no luck, however it looks like I might finally be able to get started thanks to that tutorial. Thank you so much for sharing that, It will definitely help me and I am sure many other people as we...
by tidge27
Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:42 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Drive MAX7219 with I2C with shell script
Replies: 31
Views: 10491

Re: Drive MAX7219 with I2C with shell script

Just spent the day trying to get this working (it's half term, so I am not at school!), but I had no success. :?: I had it all wired up, and used some Sparkfun level shifters to convert the voltage between 3.3v and 5v, however, I had a blank display the whole time, other than when all of the LEDs li...
by tidge27
Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:57 am
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Drive MAX7219 with I2C with shell script
Replies: 31
Views: 10491

Re: Drive MAX7219 with I2C with shell script

Hi, I have read through this thread, and was wondering whether you can in fact drive the MAX7219 with SPI. I bought a few off ebay for use in a (massively overpowered) clock that I want to build with the raspberry pi, and was wondering how easy it would be to control the chip ideally with hardware S...
by tidge27
Mon Jun 18, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Real-time webcam streaming tutorial
Replies: 19
Views: 113391

Re: Real-time webcam streaming tutorial

Hi, do you know which parameters could be changed to make the delay even shorter?

Thanks,
Tom.
by tidge27
Mon Jun 18, 2012 3:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mjpg-Streamer
Replies: 46
Views: 110147

Re: Mjpg-Streamer

Thanks very much for the quick response, however..... I tried this as soon as I got home from school, but I had a couple of issues, firstly, about every other frame was either black or badly distorted making the feed very hard to interpret (I have heard of some issues with the eyetoy-ps2 webcam http...
by tidge27
Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mjpg-Streamer
Replies: 46
Views: 110147

Mjpg-Streamer

Hi all, This is my first post on the forums, so sorry if I miss a few things out! Ok, my overall intent is to build a robot using the raspberry pi, so I will need a webcam stream and the GPIO to control the motors. I have managed to get the GPIO working, however I am struggling to find a way of stre...

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