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by thatbakerguy
Fri May 24, 2013 3:39 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: automatic headlights, light sensing
Replies: 1
Views: 1222

automatic headlights, light sensing

im looking for the best way to sense light, I'm wanting to have my trucks headlights turn off and on depending on the amount of light present, its an older vehicle so it doesnt have this feature built in. i have a photocell right now which i have just been using to play around with but im skeptical ...
by thatbakerguy
Thu May 16, 2013 5:54 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Longest range wifi dongle
Replies: 5
Views: 4162

Re: Longest range wifi dongle

thanks for the recommendation. i just purchased one off amazon for 8.99 shipped we'll see how it fairs, my house is pretty congested with wireless activity and this little nubbin with no antenna just isnt going to cut it.
by thatbakerguy
Thu May 16, 2013 12:49 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Longest range wifi dongle
Replies: 5
Views: 4162

Longest range wifi dongle

I just recently purchased this http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003MTTJOY/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 wifi dongle and it works fine, but it lacks the range i need. do any of you know of an adapter that will give me the best range? This wifi dongle works fine when im in the same room as...
by thatbakerguy
Wed May 01, 2013 1:16 am
Forum: Media centres
Topic: Openelec android remote probelms
Replies: 0
Views: 643

Openelec android remote probelms

It wont let me connect to my raspberry pi with the latest i openelec 3.0.1. I have tried both xmbc and yahtzee android apps. i have my rpi connected to the internet via my macbook via internet share, im pretty sure this has something to do with not being able to see my system. I'm pretty sure i have...
by thatbakerguy
Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:00 am
Forum: Python
Topic: how to use time as a varible
Replies: 3
Views: 832

Re: how to use time as a varible

yeah im trying to make like a while loop statement you know like "press s to stop"
by thatbakerguy
Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:24 am
Forum: Python
Topic: how to use time as a varible
Replies: 3
Views: 832

how to use time as a varible

import RPi.GPIO as GPIO import time import os #!/usr/bin/env python # Example for RC timing reading for Raspberry Pi # Must be used with GPIO 0.3.1a or later - earlier verions # are not fast enough! #import RPi.GPIO as GPIO, time, os       DEBUG = 1 GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BCM) GPIO.setup(22, GPIO.OUT) d...
by thatbakerguy
Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:29 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Sensor recommendations
Replies: 0
Views: 495

Sensor recommendations

I'm looking to set up a project using a temperature sensor and a light sensor. I want to use my pi in my truck, having the pi display the outside temp along with a light sensor that would control my head lights. I would like to have all of this information output to a simple lcd screen. I've seen th...
by thatbakerguy
Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:07 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Python GPIO
Replies: 6
Views: 15057

Re: Python GPIO

awesome thanks guys, got it working.
by thatbakerguy
Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Python GPIO
Replies: 6
Views: 15057

Re: Python GPIO

Okay i did that and it helped a little. now when i run it i get this error led.py:7: RuntimeWarning: This channel is already in use, continuing anyway. Use GPIO.setwarnings(False) to disable warnings. GPIO.setup(11, GPIO.OUT) Press return to switch the led on/off or 'Q' to quit and then when i hit e...
by thatbakerguy
Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Python GPIO
Replies: 6
Views: 15057

Python GPIO

I'm trying to write my first python program so i started with the example in the Education Manual. The code is just supposed to blink an LED when you hit enter here's the code import RPi.GPIO as GPIO #set up pin 11 to output GPIO.setup(11, GPIO.OUT) state = False while 1: GPIO.output(11, state) comm...
by thatbakerguy
Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Re: Pianobar, a bash prompt pandora client
Replies: 32
Views: 14625

Re: Pianobar, a bash prompt pandora client

thanks, that worked for me!
by thatbakerguy
Thu Dec 27, 2012 1:55 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Serious Audio Issues HDMI and analog on wheezy
Replies: 0
Views: 435

Serious Audio Issues HDMI and analog on wheezy

I just booted up my rpi yesterday, i got pianobar working today, sound was working great through the analog jack. I try and go to get hdmi audio working, video is working just fine. I went through the config.txt and set hdmi_drive = 2 no luck. Then i tried to force it to hdmi out with the command su...
by thatbakerguy
Wed Dec 26, 2012 7:53 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Re: Pianobar, a bash prompt pandora client
Replies: 32
Views: 14625

Re: Pianobar, a bash prompt pandora client

im trying to install this now, i used the sudo get-apt install pianobar it installed fine, i get to the login menu, Input my credentials and i get a tls error. upon further research i see that i have to edit the config file, i created and eddited ~/.config/pianobar/config to the current tls fingerpr...

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