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by CalcProgrammer1
Mon Aug 25, 2014 2:20 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Driving multiple servos from the RaspberryPi
Replies: 209
Views: 99594

Re: Driving multiple servos from the RaspberryPi

Thanks for this awesome program! I was working on hooking up an ATTiny2313 over i2c to drive servos when I found this, completely eliminated the need for such a setup and I'm driving four servos just fine on my robot. Two are actually Vex Robotics continuous-drive motors supplied from 12V (but still...
by CalcProgrammer1
Sat Jul 12, 2014 11:27 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Camera module from ebay , are they genuine?
Replies: 19
Views: 6376

Re: Camera module from ebay , are they genuine?

I bought this one recently:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/221422358302

I figured it was a clone since it looks different, but for the price I decided to go for it. Seems to work just fine, it streams video pretty well at 720p through VLC. It's main use will be to monitor my 3D printer through octoprint.
by CalcProgrammer1
Sat May 03, 2014 7:12 pm
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Benchmarks
Replies: 126
Views: 81444

Re: Raspberry Pi Benchmarks

Thanks for these benchmarks! I tested them on other ARM boards and they work as well (haven't tried recompiling to take advantage of armv7 compiling yet). I just compared my Model B Pi to my Galaxy Note 3 with a Debian chroot (Qualcomm Snapdragon S800) and wow, huge difference in performance. Have a...
by CalcProgrammer1
Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: edit rpi image from windows
Replies: 7
Views: 9993

Re: edit rpi image from windows

The /boot partition is FAT, which Windows can read natively. The rest of the image is a Linux ext2/3/4 partition which Windows doesn't understand. To remedy this, use ext2fsd, which allows native mounting of ext filesystems on Windows. That will allow full access to your RPi partition.
by CalcProgrammer1
Mon Jun 25, 2012 7:54 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: MATE for Raspbian
Replies: 145
Views: 96713

Re: MATE for Raspbian

I just installed this image yesterday and I have to say it's quite nice. I've always been a fan of GNOME 2 and was mad when Ubuntu left it for Unity, causing me to switch to Debian for a few months until they too switched to GNOME 3. The Mate project restored sanity to the Linux universe and let us ...

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