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by woopderson
Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Canada supply (512Mb)
Replies: 10
Views: 2780

Re: Canada supply (512Mb)

I also live in Toronto, ordered from MCM and received my pi in ~1 week!
by woopderson
Wed Oct 24, 2012 12:42 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: PI Heatsinks Wanted.
Replies: 7
Views: 6138

Re: PI Heatsinks Wanted.

christianwls wrote:Any heatsink for any chip wanted. Preferably easy to fit (thermal pads), Also it must fit into an adverage size case. Thanks :)
I picked up a package fo these:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.as ... 6835708012

But they have been discontinued :|
by woopderson
Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is 512mb a good thing?
Replies: 109
Views: 25296

Re: Is 512mb a good thing?

liz wrote:Accelerated X will be a solved problem soon; we've put engineering resource on it, and it's actively being worked on.

Very excited for this! Thanks for all your hard work :D
by woopderson
Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: Android
Topic: Android on RPi without Uder Interface
Replies: 17
Views: 11102

Re: Android on RPi without Uder Interface

Hi everyone ,my first post so be gentle. I do alot of Android programming for phones and tablets. I'm just about to do a project whereby we have chosen to work with Raspberry Pi's, since they're at a fraction of a price comparing to the Android tablets and can be mounted almost anywhere with choice...
by woopderson
Mon Sep 24, 2012 7:48 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: WiFi setup... FAIL!
Replies: 8
Views: 2206

Re: WiFi setup... FAIL!

Update: I swapped the micro USB power cable for one from my mobile phone and I have briefly had a connection up long enough to ping Google. Then after a few seconds the device drops off the network and the access point in iwconfig shows "not associated" again. This must be a power issue....? Maybe ...
by woopderson
Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: First attempt on a Pi case
Replies: 2
Views: 1425

Re: First attempt on a Pi case

looks awesome!
by woopderson
Wed Sep 19, 2012 1:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mounting holes
Replies: 6
Views: 1843

Re: Mounting holes

I just purchased a ModMyPi case for my RP and I now see one problem with the RP board: it has no mounting holes. The board fits, but it's unstable when I push in the SD card. So my request would be to add mounting holes in the next board revision, so it can be stably mounted. Also, if people want t...
by woopderson
Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Stock at MCM Electronics
Replies: 166
Views: 27682

Re: Stock at MCM Electronics

Hi MCM, looking to place another order! Are you now shipping the REV. B boards?
by woopderson
Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3743
Views: 228827

Re: Introduce yourself!

Hi! My name is John, and I live in Ontario, Canada. I received my Pi about 3 weeks ago and have it up and running! I have the version B Rev1 board, but when final release boards come out I will definitely be picking one up! I currently work in IT, and just graduated from college ~1 year ago (program...
by woopderson
Tue Sep 11, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The KindleBerry Pi!
Replies: 20
Views: 6688

Re: The KindleBerry Pi!

This is awesome!
by woopderson
Tue Sep 11, 2012 12:08 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Pony and other memes
Replies: 32
Views: 12593

Re: Raspberry Pi Pony and other memes

mikerr wrote:Sorry for the negative but...

Image

and a few posters are like:

Image
Exactly how I feel! :lol:
by woopderson
Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:55 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Setup TL-WN722N
Replies: 32
Views: 10222

Re: Setup TL-WN722N

bastian94 wrote:so can i remove wpa supplicant and only use wicd?

WICD did not require a wpa_supplicant or any chagnes in /etc/network/interfaces.
by woopderson
Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Setup TL-WN722N
Replies: 32
Views: 10222

Re: Setup TL-WN722N

I was having a spot of trouble with this adapter too. Started with a fresh image of the latest raspbian wheezy as well. I plugged an ethernet cable in first and did a sudo-apt get update && apt-get upgrade (which ran for a good while, be sure you get the upgrade). Mine would not work until I ran the...
by woopderson
Thu Sep 06, 2012 1:51 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: DWA-140B help!
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Re: DWA-140B help!

Well...issue resolved!

I ditched the 140b for a TL-WN722N and after much update and using the wicd app I am now posting via wireless lan on my PI :)


Apologies for the multiple posts
by woopderson
Wed Sep 05, 2012 6:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Any normal Priced Pi's in the US
Replies: 22
Views: 6636

Re: Any normal Priced Pi's in the US

Yeah RS was going to delay my order that I had placed in early august to be delayed all the way into December =/ MCM is excellent. As a note, they did not update the shipping cost on the website, but did respond promptly to my message to them in the forums here. They have excellent customer service ...
by woopderson
Wed Sep 05, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Any normal Priced Pi's in the US
Replies: 22
Views: 6636

Re: Any normal Priced Pi's in the US

KPR wrote:Woopderson.. what was the total cost Canadian for a shipped unit??

KPR
35 for pi + 15 flat rate shipping + taxes
by woopderson
Wed Sep 05, 2012 3:04 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: DWA-140B help!
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Re: DWA-140B help!

So after trying it out, still did not work. Started with a fresh image and installed updates and firmware again. Tried a different network manager (wicd). Installs ok but when trying to launch the gui I receive: Network Manager failed to start: wicd. The Pi also seems to hang a lot when the dongle i...
by woopderson
Tue Sep 04, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: DWA-140B help!
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Re: DWA-140B help!

Try without a wpa.config file and add the ssid and passphrase directly to /etc/network/interfaces wlanx section. That's how I got it working. Also make sure your router is broadcasting it's SSID. Make sure your router isn't having mac restriction enabled. Thanks for the reply! Will try it out tonig...
by woopderson
Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:46 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: DWA-140B help!
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

DWA-140B help!

So I have me a DWA-140 revb1 (RT2870) wireless adapter. I have followed a few of the tutorials around, but have been unable to get the wireless network going on this puppy. I have tested the adapter in my win7 to make sure it was not DOA. I have performed an apt-get update and checked to make sure t...
by woopderson
Mon Sep 03, 2012 4:45 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Any normal Priced Pi's in the US
Replies: 22
Views: 6636

Re: Any normal Priced Pi's in the US

Never used this company before, but noticed they said the had them in stock. https://www.mcmelectronics.com/ Just placed an order (8/21/2012). It is listed as in stock, will let you know how it goes! Item was listed as shipped today at 1:00pm, on its way to Toronto, Canada. Should have it in a week...
by woopderson
Mon Sep 03, 2012 4:44 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Stock at MCM Electronics
Replies: 166
Views: 27682

Re: Stock at MCM Electronics

Hi MCM! Just a quick inquiry: I placed an order on the 21st of August, and it is listed as shipped. But the total price for the pi is listed as $35, and no shipping cost has been added (it has remained at TBD despite the pi being shipped). The pi is being shipped into Canada, so I can't imagine the...
by woopderson
Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Stock at MCM Electronics
Replies: 166
Views: 27682

Re: Stock at MCM Electronics

Hi MCM! Just a quick inquiry: I placed an order on the 21st of August, and it is listed as shipped. But the total price for the pi is listed as $35, and no shipping cost has been added (it has remained at TBD despite the pi being shipped). The pi is being shipped into Canada, so I can't imagine the...
by woopderson
Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Check out this guy's pitching skills!
Replies: 43
Views: 12186

Re: Check out this guy's pitching skills!

Oh my...

/facepalm
by woopderson
Fri Aug 31, 2012 12:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Stock at MCM Electronics
Replies: 166
Views: 27682

Re: Stock at MCM Electronics

Hi MCM! Just a quick inquiry: I placed an order on the 21st of August, and it is listed as shipped. But the total price for the pi is listed as $35, and no shipping cost has been added (it has remained at TBD despite the pi being shipped). The pi is being shipped into Canada, so I can't imagine the ...
by woopderson
Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:06 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: CANADA! anyone in the GTA?
Replies: 35
Views: 7659

Re: CANADA! anyone in the GTA?

Mississauga reporting in!

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