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by bobc47
Thu Nov 08, 2012 1:15 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: printing with wheezy
Replies: 39
Views: 12941

Re: printing with wheezy

I've been trying to get cups working and have had some success but no breakthrough as far as adding a new printer. Cups 1.5.3 does discover printers that are attached to my Imac and I can print to them but that means the Imac has to be on. The printer is a networked HP5000 that I access from the oth...
by bobc47
Sat Oct 27, 2012 6:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Ordered Gert and got v2 Pi with 512k ram
Replies: 1
Views: 928

Ordered Gert and got v2 Pi with 512k ram

I ordered the Pi and Gertboard from Farnell in early August. i got the 256k Raspberry Pi in late August and have had fun playing around with it. I was considering making a cheap XMBC setup but was concerned about not having enough ram to handle everything. Now that the version B has 512k of ram that...
by bobc47
Fri Sep 07, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Power supply option
Replies: 0
Views: 662

Power supply option

5.1v _ 20w G18640B.jpg I just ordered a 5.1v 20 watt Condor switch mode power supply for my Pi for $10 form Electronic Goldmine. the 5v 1A usb charger I'm using now works ok but when i couple it to the Gert board it may need a bit more oomph to drive things.This will supply about 3,9 amps and looks...
by bobc47
Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Farnell VS RS delivery times
Replies: 143
Views: 32930

Re: Farnell VS RS delivery times

I ordered mine from Newark / Element 14 on Aug 11 and got notified it was shipped yesterday by priority mail so I should have it by friday. They initially said it would be shipped the first week of september so they are a little ahead Bob Does anyone knows if Farnell is fulfilling the expected deliv...
by bobc47
Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Heat
Replies: 6
Views: 1429


I should be getting my pi in a week or so (ordered from Newark in early August). I came across this method of heatsinking the chips and thought some might find it interesting.

http://www.michaeldornisch.com/2012/06/ ... -sink.html


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