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by nubie
Wed Nov 14, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RS & Allied Update #5 (9th Nov)
Replies: 348
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Re: RS & Allied Update #5 (9th Nov)

I had a 143xxx order number, I got an email stating it shipped today. As far as the long time, I was aware when I ordered, it was unfortunate that they added another 9 weeks. In the US I am not sure if you could get them any cheaper, I think I paid $43. The other companies were over $50 shipped I th...
by nubie
Sat Nov 10, 2012 2:56 am
Forum: C/C++
Topic: Modify db9.c Parport joystick driver to GPIO
Replies: 0
Views: 1579

Modify db9.c Parport joystick driver to GPIO

Hi, I am planning to use the Raspberry Pi as a handheld gaming console or an XBMC set-top. Both would benefit greatly from some hardware buttons that are seen by the OS as a joystick. I am trying to re-write / modify the db9.c kernel driver to accept GPIO instead of Parallel. Current goals are 2 axi...
by nubie
Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Multi-console gamepad driver for GPIO
Replies: 491
Views: 177757

Re: Multi-console gamepad driver for GPIO

I'll be looking into this on my own, but how hard would it be to add 'atari' support, AKA just single GPIO per button, or possibly matrixed buttons? I am trying to put the Pi in a Gameboy and wanted to avoid any unnecessary components. If there are 8 GPIO pins and 8 buttons on the Gameboy, it should...
by nubie
Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:24 am
Forum: For sale
Topic: New Pi Case from Polycase
Replies: 7
Views: 5240

Re: New Pi Case from Polycase

I think it is a reasonable price, they have cut out all the ports with high quality, silkscreened port names onto it, and even put in light tunnels for the onboard LEDs. All that setup and new molds isn't free. If you want to save money you can just buy the [url http://www.polycase.com/ag-43]AG 43 C...

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