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by maheanuu
Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: I made a Raspberry PI Laptop
Replies: 840
Views: 378442

Re: I made a Raspberry PI Laptop

I was given a Dell Inspiron mini that has a mother board that is toast. I am thinking of trying to modify the Screen to possibly use as a monitor for the Pi if at all possible, I am looking presently for the pin outs on the monitor feed and power, and once I have that information I will decide if I ...
by maheanuu
Wed Apr 17, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The Right Power Supply
Replies: 12
Views: 2664

Re: The Right Power Supply

That would probably work, but do you want to use up 2 of your USB ports when you probably have, or can find a used 5 V plug in supply in the 2 to 3 amp range that would more than be adequate for your needs. I am not familiar with the Relay Unit, is it USB powered or does it just have a separate inpu...
by maheanuu
Wed Apr 17, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3499
Views: 84664

Re: Introduce yourself!

IaOrana Ia Oe! Hello, from the Sacred Isle of Hava'iki Nui (Raiatea) in French Polynesia. I thought that I had introduced myself earlier, but either age or senility crept in and memory served me wrong it seems. I am a 75 year old retired US Navy Chief Petty Officer, and an ex-Sperry-Univac (Unisys) ...
by maheanuu
Wed Apr 17, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The Right Power Supply
Replies: 12
Views: 2664

Re: The Right Power Supply

I believe that the Hub is your answer, you might consider powering the Relay Unit with a separate power supply, but for ide or sata drives I would recommend using a good hub with a minimum capacity of >3 amperes. Being a newbie Raspbarian myself, I am still learning, but having been an Electronics T...
by maheanuu
Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:09 pm
Forum: Français
Topic: CAS en France et le manuel Raspberry Pi écrite par le CAS
Replies: 61
Views: 61186

Re: CAS en France et le manuel Raspberry Pi écrite par le CA

I am a 75 year old retired US Navy Chief and an ex-Sperry-Univac Field Engineer. I make my home in French Polynesia, and hold French Citizenship. I speak French (like a Tahitian), and can read it (slowly) but find it impossible to write it. At present I am trying to build 10 RPi boxes for My Kids an...
by maheanuu
Sat Mar 16, 2013 11:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3499
Views: 84664

Re: Introduce yourself!

Iaorana Ia Oe! Greetings from the Sacred Isle of Raiatea! I am an ex-american, and now a naturalized French Citizen who resides in French Polynesia... I am a retired US Navy Chief Petty Officer, and and presently less than a week into my 3/4ths of a Century mark. I retired out of the US Navy in 1974...

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