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by fernando.melo
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Carputer Pi 3
Replies: 28
Views: 30932

Re: Carputer Pi 3

Hi, total noob here. I am looking to get a RPi and use it to lock/unlock my car via a keyfob as well as connect it to an ODB2 reader to display vehicle data. Any particular fob and ODB reader I should get? My foremost problem is wiring the Pi. First, how do I wire it to the car's battery? Second, I...
by fernando.melo
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Tablet 7 inch touch screen (without LCD) with CTP driver
Replies: 4
Views: 587

Re: Tablet 7 inch touch screen (without LCD) with CTP driver

fernando.melo wrote:
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:15 am
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Sorry, I mean "selecting a region"... Was a typo! :)
by fernando.melo
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Tablet 7 inch touch screen (without LCD) with CTP driver
Replies: 4
Views: 587

Re: Tablet 7 inch touch screen (without LCD) with CTP driver

Hello! I'm at home now, and I've tested everything. My results: The tablet screen is 800x600 pixels, my old screen is 1024x600. But it worked! Here is a picture of the tablet screen: tablet.jpg Here, it is mounted to my generic controller, it is also connected to the touch module: full.jpg And the c...
by fernando.melo
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Tablet 7 inch touch screen (without LCD) with CTP driver
Replies: 4
Views: 587

Re: Tablet 7 inch touch screen (without LCD) with CTP driver

same no of pins doensn't mean it's the same! Yes, it's true. It can have different connections, different capacitance (and resistance) to detect a touch and so on, I can even fry the CTP chip by doing this. But if somebody else was able to use a generic tablet screen with that CTP driver, it would ...
by fernando.melo
Tue Oct 23, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Tablet 7 inch touch screen (without LCD) with CTP driver
Replies: 4
Views: 587

Tablet 7 inch touch screen (without LCD) with CTP driver

Hello folks, I have a 7 inch LCD with the board controller, so I can use the HDMI, VGA, AV inputs. So far so good. This screen also have a 7 inch capacitive touch panel over it. Well, I broke 5 paths from the touch screen flat cable when I was removing it from the place it was mounted to. The LCD is...
by fernando.melo
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cigar plug adapter for PI power
Replies: 2
Views: 406

Re: Cigar plug adapter for PI power

Check this out: http://www.allspectrum.com/mopower/ My design. It has a wide input voltage range (up to 30VDC) and an automotive grade TVS (transient voltage suppressor). You don't need to use the UPS functions if not needed.. but it is capable of turning the Pi on and off based on input voltage, a...
by fernando.melo
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cigar plug adapter for PI power
Replies: 2
Views: 406

Cigar plug adapter for PI power

Hello there, Can I use a phone charger like this with Raspberry Pi 3 model B+ ? https://produto.mercadolivre.com.br/MLB-935887741-carregador-veicular-turbo-12v24v-p-5v3a-9v2a-12v2a-873-_JM I'm asking because I was using a DC buck converter to step 12V down to 5V, the problem was: It killed my Raspbe...
by fernando.melo
Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Open Source Lane Departure Warning System
Replies: 1
Views: 4716

Re: Open Source Lane Departure Warning System

Hey, I'm just passing here to say thanks! I haven't tried your software yet, I'm interested in doing so, but I'm here to thank you for sharing all this knowledge. I mean, you have made UML diagrams, you explained your motivation, the mechanisms and everything so detailed. Congratulations for your wo...

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