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by freerpg
Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:34 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: pi for 3d printer
Replies: 1
Views: 751

pi for 3d printer

Hey people please be kind as I am guessing this has been covered but can't find the answers I am looking for. I see projects like reprap and think that would be awesome if faster. After a quick look at the motors used I doubt its that so have to assume its the micro used. the only question here is w...
by freerpg
Sat Mar 23, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Is Wake on Lan command working in Rasbian PI ?????
Replies: 4
Views: 1721

Re: Is Wake on Lan command working in Rasbian PI ?????

you could try an alternative like running an arduino to receive a designated code via Ethernet then it turns on your pi.... but its about the same mah for both, so depending on your requirements you could just have the pi on all the time
by freerpg
Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:39 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: using a pi for camera
Replies: 4
Views: 1738

Re: using a pi for camera

hey guys the idea is for an inspection camera to go down pipes etc. it needs to be small (10mm in diameter is standard) itneeds to be totally dust and water proof, it needs a long cable on it.it needs to be durable. I am ok at some of this but thought a premade camera would be so much easier then tr...
by freerpg
Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:58 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: using a pi for camera
Replies: 4
Views: 1738

using a pi for camera

Hey all I am guessing this thread will be moved but did not know exactly where to put it so put it under here as I think its the best fit. I am going to buy a USB inspection camera of EBAY. the issue is how can I connect it to the pi and get it working? will it be a case of making a driver for it? i...
by freerpg
Sun Mar 10, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Use the wiimote as a mouse
Replies: 4
Views: 3489

Re: Use the wiimote as a mouse

http://johnnylee.net/projects/wii/
was that what you were after dan?
the second vid shows a few things I want to try out for the pi one day
by freerpg
Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:05 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: raspberry pi as home hub
Replies: 2
Views: 763

Re: raspberry pi as home hub

hey malakai the hard work of getting the nrf tocommunicate with the pi has been done as shown in the example I gave. that exmaple pings an arduino and returns to the pi. it is working. the reason I am not networking it all isnetworking cost more money than a $2 nrf device. the nrf is capable of work...
by freerpg
Sat Mar 02, 2013 6:41 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: raspberry pi as home hub
Replies: 2
Views: 763

raspberry pi as home hub

hey all I know the following is very possible but for the life of me I don't know programming and I am stuck until someone helps. ok so for starters I have a nive little screen for my pi thats fits on top its 2.5" diag I am looking for a mini keyboard and maybe a track pad too but thats not that imp...
by freerpg
Fri Feb 22, 2013 6:13 am
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: NRF24L01 RF Transceiver
Replies: 252
Views: 143271

Re: NRF24L01 RF Transceiver

ok i got this working and i got a programmer coming aroud today. hopefully I can get something real world applicable happening soon with it and I will make sure to always credit everyone in this thread cos damn you guys did some good work. thank you so much again
by freerpg
Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:42 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: installing software
Replies: 2
Views: 656

Re: installing software

i gotit working but I cheated. the issue I had was I installed the thingy on the sd card then transferred it over. i used the startx command then midori to download it again then ran it from there. that was easier the file is to help with nrf24l01 to communicate with the pi using gpio. its a great t...
by freerpg
Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:35 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: installing software
Replies: 2
Views: 656

installing software

hey guys I have read the guides and am still stuck. I need step by step instructions on downloading and installing a very specific file https://www.dropbox.com/s/q9umtikt97isi ... rpi.tar.gz
I can see many things I just don't know how to get it on the pi and working
by freerpg
Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:54 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: NRF24L01 RF Transceiver
Replies: 252
Views: 143271

Re: NRF24L01 RF Transceiver

OK I need to start out by saying I am a NOOOOOOOOOB. but I had this idea I just didn't want to post an idea and not be able to contribute. does anyone have this working with multiple arduino yet? does anyone have the Pi sending info to an arduino remote controlfor a TV? has anyone tried transfering ...
by freerpg
Sun Feb 03, 2013 11:30 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: 5" HDMI Touchscreen
Replies: 15
Views: 8259

Re: 5" HDMI Touchscreen

I am interested as long as you have the right programming done
by freerpg
Sat Nov 24, 2012 11:52 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: feedback
Replies: 4
Views: 844

Re: feedback

I got the pi working and have some learning ahead. the big issue is find out screens that work, and finding the dummies guide to making it work. besides that all is easy lol. I am trying to make a portable gaming machine like a game boy. I see emulators are coming along nicely, now to use these gpio...
by freerpg
Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:03 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: feedback
Replies: 4
Views: 844

feedback

I couldn't find a relevant area for this so had to put it here, hopefully a kind hearted mod will move it where it belongs. Anyway I have had ups and downs with my PI. first of all it was july that I heard about it, after a little research (3 webpages from memory) I went to buy it. Now I don't like ...

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