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by kingtermite
Wed May 29, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Learning Basic Electronics
Replies: 7
Views: 2092

Re: Learning Basic Electronics

Do you have a local MakerSpace or Raspberry Jam that you can go to? Sometimes they will have short introductory group sessions. Some of the online universities such as Coursera have videos (as does YouTube) and places such as Instructables have web based. Check out your local library for books - th...
by kingtermite
Wed May 29, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Learning Basic Electronics
Replies: 7
Views: 2092

Re: Learning Basic Electronics

The Raspberry Pi is a digital device, it has no analog inputs or outputs. You'll need an "ADC" - Analogue to Digital Converter, if you plan to use non digital accessories and modules with it. Although the Pi itself is a digital device, nearly anything you do on your own to connect to it is going to...
by kingtermite
Wed May 29, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Learning Basic Electronics
Replies: 7
Views: 2092

Learning Basic Electronics

I did do some searching of this forum, but didn't find much in the way of what I'm wanting. I saw some pointers to Adafruit, but didn't see anything there that was quite what I'm looking for. I'm new to the RPi. Just got my first board/kit yesterday. I wouldn't call myself a complete noob, though......
by kingtermite
Fri May 24, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: PiDP-11 Retro Computer
Replies: 13
Views: 943

Re: PiDP-11 Retro Computer

Very cool.

Are there other old computer kits/builds that use RPi?
by kingtermite
Fri May 24, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3498
Views: 83563

Re: STICKY: Introduce yourself!

My turn, I guess. I'm Kingtermite (aka Chris). I've never worked with RPi or any of the 'new' kit computers, but I've been interested for years. Although I haven't (yet) worked with them, I wouldn't call myself a complete noob. My degrees are in Computer Engineering and I've been developing software...

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