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by CoconutPi
Mon Jul 03, 2017 1:58 am
Forum: Cases
Topic: The Internet - IT Crowd case
Replies: 4
Views: 2222

Re: The Internet - IT Crowd case

To bring connectors to one side, you'll need panel mount adaptors, such as: Panel mount HDMI Cable - 40 cm Panel Mount Extension USB Cable - Micro B Male to Micro B Female If the LED is small enough, you can drive it directly from the Raspberry Pi's +5 V pin. Alternatively, drive it from a GPIO pin...
by CoconutPi
Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: GPIO soldering
Replies: 9
Views: 1150

Re: GPIO soldering

Do I need to use heat shrink tubing? Or electrical tape? Or not worry about it at all?
by CoconutPi
Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: GPIO soldering
Replies: 9
Views: 1150

Re: GPIO soldering

I used a GPIO breakout board, it connects to the Pi via a ribbon cable and plugs into the breadboard. http://www.canakit.com/raspberry-pi-cobbler-gpio-breakout.html Not sure why there is no picture? There is a picture of it here though, http://www.canakit.com/raspberry-pi-cobbler-gpio-breakout-bund...
by CoconutPi
Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: GPIO soldering
Replies: 9
Views: 1150

GPIO soldering

I've never soldered and I'm starting out. I have tested my connections using a breadboard. Some of the tutorials I've watched they actually solder directly to the GPIO. I really don't want to do this.

Can I just use a female/male jumper cable and solder that to whatever I need too?
by CoconutPi
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: Cases
Topic: The Internet - IT Crowd case
Replies: 4
Views: 2222

The Internet - IT Crowd case

I would like to turn the Internet (a black box) into a case for my raspberry pi. Lot of room for expansion. It's my first raspberry pi project. Ideally I would want the ethernet and USB ports flush against the side of the case. I'm going to dremel out holes for the ports. I'd like to get the HDMI an...

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