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by Heppie
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi Zero W Availability
Replies: 5
Views: 450

Re: RPi Zero W Availability

Cheers for the info, much appreciated :)
by Heppie
Sun Mar 22, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi Zero W Availability
Replies: 5
Views: 450

RPi Zero W Availability

Hi All, I have seen the post from December regarding the pause of manufacture of the Pi Zeros due to the popularity of the Pi4. Now that demand for the Pi 4 seems to have settled down, will we be seeing Zero W stock coming in soon? I am loathed to purchase one at double the cost on eBay just for the...
by Heppie
Thu May 23, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: PMBus on RPi
Replies: 0
Views: 296

PMBus on RPi

Hi All, I have a PMBus capable server PSU that I am using for a bench supply. I am looking at using my original RPi to monitor things such as Voltage, Power draw and temps. I can see that there is a thing called PMBus-Core https://kernel.googlesource.com/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rpi/linux-rpi/+/bcm2...
by Heppie
Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:39 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Concept for a case
Replies: 121
Views: 74222

Re: Concept for a case

Very nice and clean

Would prefer a line drawing of the logo either milled or built up mind
by Heppie
Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:48 am
Forum: For sale
Topic: Master Plug Dual USB Power supply 70% off Sainsburys
Replies: 46
Views: 23345

Re: Master Plug Dual USB Power supply 70% off Sainsburys

maybe the htc charger has some sort of circuitry that tells the phone its safe to draw more than the usual usb current. my other half has a 2A charger for her tablet and ill see what my htc says when plugged in to that.
by Heppie
Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: For sale
Topic: Master Plug Dual USB Power supply 70% off Sainsburys
Replies: 46
Views: 23345

Re: Master Plug Dual USB Power supply 70% off Sainsburys

The documents are not exactly clear, and I dont have the kit to test them out.
by Heppie
Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: For sale
Topic: Master Plug Dual USB Power supply 70% off Sainsburys
Replies: 46
Views: 23345

Re: Master Plug Dual USB Power supply 70% off Sainsburys

Yep the very same.

Had loads in Chichester so any larger Sainsburys should have them
by Heppie
Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:22 am
Forum: For sale
Topic: Master Plug Dual USB Power supply 70% off Sainsburys
Replies: 46
Views: 23345

Re: Master Plug Dual USB Power supply 70% off Sainsburys

Just found this in sainsburys



Its a surge protected socket with 2 usb power outputs rated at 1000ma (unsure if shared or individually)

Was originally £14.99 now £4.49 70% off
by Heppie
Fri Dec 23, 2011 11:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pin headers
Replies: 6
Views: 9653

Re: Pin headers

Cheers guys, Much appreciated :)

Now to find some, get a decent iron and improve my soldering skills drastically lol
by Heppie
Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pin headers
Replies: 6
Views: 9653

Re: Pin headers

Cheers, now for what may be another silly question. What pitch is needed for the GPIO pads on the Rpi?
by Heppie
Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What would your highest ebay bid be?
Replies: 7
Views: 1951

Re: What would your highest ebay bid be?

Depends if I win the lottery tonight like I\'m planning to.....
by Heppie
Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pin headers
Replies: 6
Views: 9653

Re: Pin headers

<t>Being a newbie at electronics other than a few simple projects, I\'ve got what might be a very silly question.<br/> <br/> I was looking around for pin headers for soldering onto the GPIO pads and wondering what the pitch meant. Is it the diameter of the pin or maybe its protruding length to attac...
by Heppie
Wed Nov 30, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Release Day Pool (just for fun)
Replies: 122
Views: 17103

Re: Release Day Pool (just for fun)

I'll guess 21st Dec @ 10.30am
by Heppie
Wed Nov 30, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Beta boards
Replies: 24
Views: 2794

Re: Beta boards

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from liz on November 30, 2011, 13:35<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> They\'re still going through production - a week would be staggeringly (and expensively) fast for the first manufacture of a PCB this complicated. And of *course*, as soon as they\'re ready there will be pictures. ...
by Heppie
Wed Nov 30, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Beta boards
Replies: 24
Views: 2794

Re: Beta boards

I was just wondering if the beta boards have been built and are undergoing testing yet?

Also if they have/are would it be possible for a photo?
by Heppie
Fri Nov 18, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Pi as a GLES platform
Replies: 7
Views: 2051

Re: Pi as a GLES platform

Yer I'll be getting one for myself anyway, be prepared for a few linux questions I'll probably be asking you though.
by Heppie
Thu Nov 17, 2011 11:58 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Pi as a GLES platform
Replies: 7
Views: 2051

Re: Pi as a GLES platform

Hey Aidan, We going to get some of these in CI224 next semester?
by Heppie
Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Power options using battery packs
Replies: 14
Views: 3078

Re: Power options using battery packs

<r>These might be a good idea when they come out:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.sony.co.uk/product/bat-usb-portable-power-supply/cp-a2ls#pageType=TechnicalSpecs"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.sony.co.uk/product/bat-usb-p ... nicalSpecs">http://www.sony.co.uk/product/bat-usb-portable-power-supply/cp-...
by Heppie
Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Best first language
Replies: 160
Views: 47464

Re: Best first language

I went from vb.net in college (pointless or what), onto java and now C++.

so java or C++ id say

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