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by Rasz
Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why not VGA port on the Rpi ?
Replies: 25
Views: 5987

Re: Why not VGA port on the Rpi ?

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from Montekuri on October 17, 2011, 17:54<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> There is a RCA (composite) output on the R-Pi board.<br/> So we could use a <B><s>[b]</s>RCA to VGA converter<e>[/b]</e></B>:<br/> <URL url="http://www.ebay.com/itm/TV-RCA-Composite-S-video-AV-PC-VGA-LCD-Out-C...
by Rasz
Sun Oct 16, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why not VGA port on the Rpi ?
Replies: 25
Views: 5987

Re: Why not VGA port on the Rpi ?

\"Functional only when there is an analog signal present on the DVI (24+1 Pin) output of the graphic card\"

wow, why would anyone make such a kludge :(
thanks for the info
by Rasz
Sun Oct 16, 2011 1:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why not VGA port on the Rpi ?
Replies: 25
Views: 5987

Re: Why not VGA port on the Rpi ?

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from Johannes on October 15, 2011, 22:44<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> The current design does not allow for a simple cable connection from the Raspberry Pi to a VGA monitor. This has been discussed at length in other threads and there is no need to post more \"solutions\" that do...
by Rasz
Sun Oct 16, 2011 12:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [Touch Screen] idea
Replies: 8
Views: 3460

Re: [Touch Screen] idea

<t>New cellphones ship with multitouch capacitive now, replacement screens are about $30-40.<br/> I put one candidate on wiki<br/> "Nokia N8 has AMOLED 360x640 pixels DSI LCD. Replacement screen is about ~$35, another ~$25 for Multitouch Synaptics T1021A touchscreen (I2C + interrupt IO, no docs/driv...
by Rasz
Sat Oct 15, 2011 6:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why not VGA port on the Rpi ?
Replies: 25
Views: 5987

Re: Why not VGA port on the Rpi ?

<r><URL url="http://www.ebay.com/itm/DVI-24-1-male-VGA-female-adapter-DVI-D-DVI-I-DVI-A-/260810083323?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3cb97e0bfb"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.ebay.com/itm/DVI-24-1-male-V ... 3cb97e0bfb">http://www.ebay.com/itm/DVI-24-1-male-VGA-female-adapter-DVI-D-DVI-I-DVI-A-/26...
by Rasz
Sat Oct 15, 2011 4:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [Touch Screen] idea
Replies: 8
Views: 3460

Re: [Touch Screen] idea

<r>While the product you linked would work out of the box (SPI, people wrote drivers for hx8238), the seller is bogus.<br/> Its just one dude in Shenzhen reselling the screens. The price is NOT $1 <E>:)</E> Most likelly its flat $20 at 1000pcs and you better pray he really ships them after you send ...
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 3:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Camera for R-Pi
Replies: 36
Views: 9129

Re: Camera for R-Pi

<r>Quote from jamesh on October 14, 2011, 12:13<br/> What do you mean same module as N8?<br/> <br/> I wrongly assumed you meant exact N8 camera module, not comparable solution.<br/> <br/> Quote from jamesh on October 14, 2011, 12:13<br/> The N8 camera module isn't available to the general public AFA...
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:40 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Low cost monitor
Replies: 69
Views: 40958

Re: Low cost monitor

Quote from Foundas on October 14, 2011, 13:24
also, combination of
http://www.nuelectronics.com/e.....ucts_id=19



also 90% sure that DSI lcd needs a proper driver just like PSP LCD
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:52 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What have we missed?
Replies: 286
Views: 61300

Re: What have we missed?

Quote from jirwald on October 14, 2011, 12:06
I miss I2C and CAN bus adapters for industrial applications...

i2c was mentioned present on the header
can http://www.avrcard.com/product.....dapter.htm ?
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:28 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: $35 Aakach Android Tablet
Replies: 8
Views: 2519

Re: $35 Aakach Android Tablet

I remember India announcing $10 laptop few years back.
I even remember OLPC at $100.
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:24 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Low cost monitor
Replies: 69
Views: 40958

Re: Low cost monitor

by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Hardware accelerated audio/video en/decoding
Replies: 16
Views: 8511

Re: Hardware accelerated audio/video en/decoding

<t>Quote from Scribe on October 14, 2011, 10:14<br/> Theroa is the video format and contained by OGG. It's licence free and was weighed up at one point as 'the' HTML5 codec but now the spec is much more open.<br/> <br/> <br/> Lets face it, it would take many many dev hours to implement it so You, St...
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: If you could order now..
Replies: 151
Views: 31781

Re: If you could order now..

<t>Quote from Rasz on October 14, 2011, 01:57<br/> Initially<br/> 2 x B<br/> 2-5 x A (USB HUB is only $2, USB wifi is $5 so its cheaper in the end)<br/> <br/> but im sure some people from Hackerspace will want them too.<br/> <br/> <br/> up to 21 B boards after 12 hours. It will probably be around 30...
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 10:56 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: VGA
Replies: 126
Views: 29342

Re: VGA

<t>Quote from jeremy on October 14, 2011, 09:49<br/> Every panel manufacturer seems to have their own implementation of LVDS as well. <br/> <br/> Its not that bad. All you need to know is resolution, panel voltage and number of bits.<br/> Resolution is totally software side (and same as HDMI /DVI)<b...
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 10:48 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: VGA
Replies: 126
Views: 29342

Re: VGA

<t>Quote from Gert van Loo on October 14, 2011, 09:57<br/> To be precise: Somebody here in Broadcom came up with an idea which might let us do VGA with a BCM2835 but:<br/> It has not been tried yet<br/> It would require using 20 GPIO lines<br/> .<br/> <br/> wow, this chip is very flexible if you can...
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 10:36 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: TV-Tuner/Capture
Replies: 27
Views: 15174

Re: TV-Tuner/Capture

"Hauppauge WinTV PVR USB 2.0" is normal SDTV, not DVB. It has hardware mpeg2 encoder
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:05 am
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: HDCP
Replies: 9
Views: 10846

Re: HDCP

Ideally it would not bother, HDCP can be stripped with E150 box http://hdfury.eu/product.php?i.....product=11 so why pretend?
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 5:15 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: OLED Screens
Replies: 13
Views: 8140

Re: OLED Screens

this display needs dedicated driver
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 5:00 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Eithernet MAC serial # for a R-Pi
Replies: 15
Views: 2840

Re: Eithernet MAC serial # for a R-Pi

Mac will be probably stored on LAN9512 serial eprom (if there is one on the board)
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 4:37 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: TV-Tuner/Capture
Replies: 27
Views: 15174

Re: TV-Tuner/Capture

dont know about dvb, but for SD there are USB tuners that encode straight to mpeg2
I use one with openwrt tuner
Hauppauge WinTV PVR USB 2.0
you can just cat /dev/video to a file, it will save nice mpeg2 stream
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 4:25 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Camera for R-Pi
Replies: 36
Views: 9129

Re: Camera for R-Pi

<r>The GPU supports both, although how that is brought out to headers is yet to be decided. Because the camera attaches to the GPU the drivers are on the GPU, it requires the binary blob to be updated to include drivers and tuning for the particular camera. The GPU contains a very sophisticated ISP ...
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:16 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How would you use a Raspberry Pi device?
Replies: 514
Views: 223342

Re: How would you use a Raspberry Pi device?

<r>Every hack I made with $40 Wifi+usb openwrt routers before (TL-MR3220):<br/> ip camera<br/> nas (for my xbox)<br/> home automation (turning off TV at night, I kept forgetting and it was on all night)<br/> internet radio/mp3 player/alarm clock<br/> PVR (I have lovely Hauppauge WinTV PVR USB 2.0 th...
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 12:57 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: If you could order now..
Replies: 151
Views: 31781

Re: If you could order now..

Initially
2 x B
2-5 x A (USB HUB is only $2, USB wifi is $5 so its cheaper in the end)

but im sure some people from Hackerspace will want them too.
by Rasz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 12:37 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How do we make this portable.
Replies: 46
Views: 11608

Re: How do we make this portable.

<t>Forget cheap chinese picture frames, cant reuse LCD. They usually use 480x234 LCD modules with analog IO, like TV EURO connector (analog RGB + sync).<br/> Cheapest option is Car reverse monitor, cheapest ones again use 120x234(!!) 320x240, slightly better ones 480x234 480*272, so resolution will ...

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