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by waterman480
Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Reliable Power - Barrel through GPIO
Replies: 2
Views: 833

Reliable Power - Barrel through GPIO

Is there any good reason not to power the RPi3 through the 5v GPIO pins? I'm tired of having power issues with the micro USB, as constantly plugging and unplugging it is not good. Commercially made USB type A to barrel connector cables are readily available and make a more reliable connection. Is th...
by waterman480
Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Atrix Lapdock w/ RPi 2 or 3
Replies: 14
Views: 3007

Re: Atrix Lapdock w/ RPi 2 or 3

temporarily until I get back to my lab and do some testing :-(
by waterman480
Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Atrix Lapdock w/ RPi 2 or 3
Replies: 14
Views: 3007

Re: Atrix Lapdock w/ RPi 2 or 3

I found the Atrix unreliable for powering the RPI3 - s problem I did not have with the RPi2. I have corrupted several cards, which fortunately I been able to refornat and reuse. My solution is to power the RPi3 separately, and only use the Atrix lapdock for a display. Instead I use an external mouse...
by waterman480
Wed Mar 20, 2013 6:25 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Case for PiFace Digital
Replies: 8
Views: 6325

Re: Case for PiFace Digital

Ordered my acrylic case on EBay yesterday - can't wait

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