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by starcraft04
Wed Jul 08, 2015 8:01 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Leds not turning when using python
Replies: 1
Views: 317

Leds not turning when using python

Hi, I am using python to turn leds on and off in a little project I have but I don't know why sometimes the leds turn on and sometimes they don't. You can find the code below, could you please tell me if I use the right structure? Thanks. class Leds(object): 'Class used to define and turn on or off ...
by starcraft04
Fri May 01, 2015 8:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: led to be used with camera for raspberry
Replies: 0
Views: 156

led to be used with camera for raspberry

Hi all, I have a raspberry pi B+ and the camera for raspberry pi. I would like to take pictures in the dark and I was wondering what kind of led I could use for that. Has anyone done a similar thing and got good result? I need a led that would give enough light but that would not damage the raspberr...
by starcraft04
Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Using Noobs on 8 GB SD card not using all space
Replies: 4
Views: 632

Re: Using Noobs on 8 GB SD card not using all space

Nothing else, I just selected Raspbian.
by starcraft04
Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Using Noobs on 8 GB SD card not using all space
Replies: 4
Views: 632

Using Noobs on 8 GB SD card not using all space

I have been using Noobs to install Raspbian on a Raspberry B+. I can see that it doesn't use the whole 8 GB of my card. [email protected] ~ $ df -H Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on rootfs 3.0G 2.7G 139M 96% / /dev/root 3.0G 2.7G 139M 96% / devtmpfs 192M 0 192M 0% /dev tmpfs 40M 250k 39M 1% /r...
by starcraft04
Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Configure raspberry a+ through usb
Replies: 2
Views: 645

Configure raspberry a+ through usb

Hi all, Is there any way to make a program on the raspberry that will allow me to configure a raspberry a+ wifi information through the USB? I would just want that I could connect the raspberry a via usb to my laptop and then with a software to configure the wifi. I would then only need to plug a wi...
by starcraft04
Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cheap camera not usb how to
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Cheap camera not usb how to

Hi all, I would like to use a very cheap camera with the raspberry pi but i have no idea which one to take. I don t need a high resolution, only 640x480 is enough. I know there are some OV cameras but i ve seen they are not working with the raspberry. Are there any other cameras available in the ran...
by starcraft04
Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Electronic design help
Replies: 2
Views: 478

Electronic design help

Hi guys,

I would ned someone to help on creating an electronic design. Do you know of any forum or place where i can find people who will make a proposal with reasonable prices to do an electronic design for me?

Thanks,

John.
by starcraft04
Tue Dec 31, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: DS18B20 + Camera module; modprobe breaks camera
Replies: 25
Views: 21738

Re: DS18B20 + Camera module; modprobe breaks camera

Hi all, IT WORKS !!!! I managed to get it working on version 23+ by doing from url: https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/issues/435 but you have to do what is at the end: [email protected] / $ cat /boot/config.txt gpu_mem=128 [email protected] / $ cat /etc/modules # /etc/modules: kernel modules to load at...
by starcraft04
Tue Dec 31, 2013 1:54 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: apt-get upgrade then libkmod problem
Replies: 6
Views: 8495

Re: apt-get upgrade then libkmod problem

Ok, I ll try that.

But do you know why I did the upgrade, I was on 25 but when I do uname -r it shows 23???
by starcraft04
Tue Dec 31, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: apt-get upgrade then libkmod problem
Replies: 6
Views: 8495

apt-get upgrade then libkmod problem

Hi all, I did an apt-get update, followed by apt-get upgrade which failed and got 5 lines with errors where packages were not reconfigured. I followed some instructions to get apt-get updrade to work again (sorry I don't remember what it was) but I could manage to get it working and did a rpi-update...
by starcraft04
Sat Dec 14, 2013 11:01 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: DS18B20 + Camera module; modprobe breaks camera
Replies: 25
Views: 21738

Re: DS18B20 + Camera module; modprobe breaks camera

Hi,

I just stried this but it is not working, same error even after unloading the module.

The only thing to make the camera work again is a reboot :(.
by starcraft04
Sat Dec 14, 2013 9:09 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Using camera module and GPIO 4 => camera fails
Replies: 0
Views: 488

Using camera module and GPIO 4 => camera fails

Hi all, We are a few people having a problem running the camera and GPIO 4 at the same time, see topic: http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=61922&p=468791#p468791 Has anyone an idea on how we could use the GPIO 4 without interfering with the camera? It seems to be a long time we a...
by starcraft04
Sat Dec 14, 2013 9:47 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: DS18B20 + Camera module; modprobe breaks camera
Replies: 25
Views: 21738

Re: DS18B20 + Camera module; modprobe breaks camera

Hi all,

I have the exact same issue. Has anyone written a bug report yet? If not, how can I do that, I ve never done it before.

Thanks,

John.
by starcraft04
Sat Dec 14, 2013 9:44 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Using Camera and temperature sensor failing
Replies: 3
Views: 1028

Re: Using Camera and temperature sensor failing

Hi all,

It seems it is a bug that more are experiencing, follow the thread there:
http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewt ... 2&p=468554
by starcraft04
Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:43 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Using Camera and temperature sensor failing
Replies: 3
Views: 1028

Using Camera and temperature sensor failing

Hi all, I am using a raspberry pi rev B and I have the raspberry camera module and a DS18B20 sensor. I have configured everything so that the camera is working fine (raspi config, etc.) If I use : sudo modprobe w1-gpio sudo modprobe w1-therm To initialise the temp. sensor as seen on adafruit: http:/...
by starcraft04
Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Python paths and execution
Replies: 6
Views: 35369

Re: Python paths and execution

but when I do from my /home/pi/ directory python count.py, it doesnt' find the file. "python count.py" does not search $PATH, any more than "ls count.py" would. PATH is for executables, not data files. Just "count.py" will search $PATH, but for this to work the script needs to be executable ("chmod...
by starcraft04
Sat Nov 30, 2013 7:32 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Python paths and execution
Replies: 6
Views: 35369

Re: Python paths and execution

Great, thanks for the info.
by starcraft04
Sat Nov 30, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: Python paths and execution
Replies: 6
Views: 35369

Python paths and execution

Hi all, I would like to add the path where my python program is so that I can execute it even if I am not in the directory where the python program is. I have tried to add the path to .bashrc like this: PATH=$PATH:/usr/share/pyshared/compteur export PATH but when I do from my /home/pi/ directory pyt...
by starcraft04
Fri Nov 29, 2013 3:08 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Install PyTesser
Replies: 3
Views: 2973

Re: Install PyTesser

Ha ok thanks.

Now how do I get python to know where to look for?

Thanks,

John.
by starcraft04
Fri Nov 29, 2013 1:15 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Install PyTesser
Replies: 3
Views: 2973

Install PyTesser

Hi all,

How can I install PyTesser on the raspberry?

Thanks,

John.
by starcraft04
Fri Nov 22, 2013 5:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Access web server through USB on raspberry
Replies: 1
Views: 438

Access web server through USB on raspberry

Hi all, I would like to be able to access the raspberry pi web server (in fact only an html page) through the usb port. I had a linux device where I could do that and I was just putting http://usb in chrome for example and then I had a page where I could configure the device. Is it possible to do th...
by starcraft04
Thu Nov 14, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Camera with Macro focus
Replies: 9
Views: 7221

Re: Camera with Macro focus

Great.

Many thanks for all the help, project is going on now :).

Thanks and have a nice day,

John.
by starcraft04
Thu Nov 14, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Camera with Macro focus
Replies: 9
Views: 7221

Re: Camera with Macro focus

Oh man you saved me. I managed to get it turn thanks to your advices and I now can take pictures with good quality very close (5 cm). I have 2 more questions then I stop :) - Is it possible to decrease a bit the quality of the picture to get smaller file size? - The Raspberry Pi Camera Module is an ...
by starcraft04
Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Camera with Macro focus
Replies: 9
Views: 7221

Re: Camera with Macro focus

Just put an external lens with focal length 5 cm in front of the camera. A small loupe might work for this, you probably want something like a 5x or 10x loupe. You can buy cheap ("second" quality) plano-convex (PCX) lenses for $4 each from a place like http://www.surplusshed.com/lens.cfm I have don...
by starcraft04
Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:47 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Camera with Macro focus
Replies: 9
Views: 7221

Re: Camera with Macro focus

Many thanks for your help, I will give it a try.

John.

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