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by jg
Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:34 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Links to PCB CAD Design Files ?
Replies: 1
Views: 1617

Re: Links to PCB CAD Design Files ?

I've searched and can find no links yet to the Schematic/PCB design files ?

Does anyone know where (or when?) these can be downloaded ?
by jg
Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Break out board (GPIO, SPI, I2C, and UART)
Replies: 189
Views: 42970

Re: Break out board (GPIO, SPI, I2C, and UART)

<r>Quote from Gert van Loo on November 8, 2011, 20:23<br/> Ok, I can reveal that I have been working on a simple I/O extender card. <snip><br/> <br/> - 12 general purpose I/O buffers to be set for Input or Output (Solder jumper) with a LED per buffer.<br/> - 6 open collector relay drivers.<br/> - L6...
by jg
Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:33 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: HDMI to VGA connector
Replies: 29
Views: 8556

Re: HDMI to VGA connector

<r>Quote from abishur on September 27, 2011, 02:48<br/> possibly, but then wouldn't you be stuck with that *very* low resolution? If it makes any difference the r-pi team recognizes what a big need VGA is and I'm expecting that the second revision of the r-pi, will have a VGA port. So if the lack of...
by jg
Sat Nov 05, 2011 3:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Nvidias Portable Computer System Patent
Replies: 30
Views: 5107

Re: Nvidias Portable Computer System Patent

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from Beakster on November 3, 2011, 01:54<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> Just been reading about Nvidias Portable Computer System Patents on some other forums and a few people are mentioning the Pi and wondering if this will be released as a competitor.<br/> [/quote]<br/> <br/> Asto...
by jg
Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:34 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Consider throwing out the "Model A" / "Model B" naming convention.
Replies: 22
Views: 2958

Re: Consider throwing out the "Model A" / "Model B" naming convention.

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from garyamort on October 27, 2011, 16:07<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> To tell the truth, I\'d prefer a more informative model scheme.<br/> <br/> RaspberryPi256<br/> RaspberryPi256Net<br/> <br/> IE embed the memory into the name, and the optional feature. Not so much for the init...
by jg
Wed Oct 26, 2011 8:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Sealed casing
Replies: 19
Views: 3912

Re: Sealed casing

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from liz on October 26, 2011, 13:11<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> We\'ll be selling cases from early next year, but they won\'t be sealed. The full-frontal assault on schools which is planned for next year will need casing - but we are very keen to make sure that the case is remov...
by jg
Wed Oct 26, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Consider throwing out the "Model A" / "Model B" naming convention.
Replies: 22
Views: 2958

Re: Consider throwing out the "Model A" / "Model B" naming convention.

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from nullstring on October 26, 2011, 20:10<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> I would just like to suggest that the model A / model B naming convention be trashed.<br/> [/quote]<br/> <br/> Could be a good idea, especially as in many places \'A\' is considered better than \'B\', yet her...
by jg
Tue Oct 25, 2011 7:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Connector placement on PCB ?
Replies: 13
Views: 2707

Re: Connector placement on PCB ?

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from liz on October 25, 2011, 13:51<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> [quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from jg on October 25, 2011, 05:03<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> Looking at the info provided, I believe I could place and route a PCB that would be <U><s>[u]</s>smaller<e>[/u]</e></U>, with more san...
by jg
Tue Oct 25, 2011 4:03 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Connector placement on PCB ?
Replies: 13
Views: 2707

Re: Connector placement on PCB ?

<r>Moved from (OT) another thread...<br/> <br/> I can only find the old overlay<br/> <URL url="http://www.raspberrypi.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/raspberry1.png"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.raspberrypi.org/wp-content/u ... berry1.png">http://www.raspberrypi.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/raspberr...
by jg
Tue Oct 25, 2011 3:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Power supply news!
Replies: 176
Views: 24139

Re: Power supply news!

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from abishur on October 25, 2011, 03:39<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> So not a glaring mistake, a deliberate and strategic placement. <E>;)</E> Hope that clears it up for you, but if you want more info, go ahead and make a new thread where we can discuss it more so we don\'t hijac...
by jg
Tue Oct 25, 2011 1:03 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Power supply news!
Replies: 176
Views: 24139

Re: Power supply news!

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from liz on October 20, 2011, 22:24<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> Head to the front page, where Eben has put up a splendidly technical new blog post. (Hint - it\'s 5V micro USB.)[/quote]<br/> <br/> That\'s a good move, any info on the final orientation of this ?<br/> <br/> I can o...
by jg
Mon Oct 24, 2011 11:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Which interface will be easiest to access (GPIO, SPI, I2C, UART)
Replies: 24
Views: 4029

Re: Which interface will be easiest to access (GPIO, SPI, I2C, UART)

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from Gert van Loo on October 10, 2011, 19:14<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> As abishur says: We can\'t tell definitive until the PCB has been routed. The closer we got to finalizing the design the more we had to cut back. <E>:-(</E> The <I><s>[i]</s><B><s>[b]</s>plan<e>[/b]</e></B>...

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