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by ChrisProls
Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Buying outside of the UK
Replies: 11
Views: 2123

Re: Buying outside of the UK

<t>I went through farnell and I'm from France. Bottom line : 40 euros<br/> <br/> 35 dollars is 26.5 euros today.<br/> <br/> The buy price was 44.82 euros ??? how come ?!<br/> <br/> then in the order cart, it becomes 33.07 euros ... which is not 44.82 AND it's more then 26.5<br/> <br/> then it adds t...
by ChrisProls
Fri Jan 13, 2012 9:54 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Getting prepared for release date.
Replies: 19
Views: 5198

Re: Getting prepared for release date.

<t>I could not find how to edit my original post so hereafter is an update for the hardware-getting-ready-chapter :<br/> <br/> Basic configuration :<br/> Wireless Keyboard/Mouse (with 1 USB dongle only)<br/> micro-USB power supply (cable to computer or wallplug)<br/> HDMI cable (with or without DVI ...
by ChrisProls
Fri Jan 13, 2012 9:42 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Getting prepared for release date.
Replies: 19
Views: 5198

Re: Getting prepared for release date.

<t>.<br/> <br/> Anybody can advise on the "software" side ?<br/> <br/> ... my original doubt/question was :<br/> <br/> "Software wise … I have no clue.<br/> <br/> Wether it is about getting what will be needed or how to start "practicing" … please do not hesitate to point me in the right direction, ...
by ChrisProls
Thu Jan 12, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Getting prepared for release date.
Replies: 19
Views: 5198

Re: Getting prepared for release date.

<t>Hi,<br/> <br/> I'm looking for information on how to get ready for the d-day.<br/> <br/> Hardware wise, I've compiled a quick list of needed items :<br/> <br/> <br/> USB hub<br/> USB keyboard<br/> USB mouse<br/> micro-USB power supply (cable to computer or wallplug)<br/> HDNI cable (with or witho...
by ChrisProls
Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How many do you invision purchasing?
Replies: 50
Views: 10635

Re: How many do you invision purchasing?

I'm planning on 3.

1 for NAS usage, sound connected to HiFi system.

1 for downloading, running 24/7, webcam surveillance

1 for ... spare.
by ChrisProls
Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:35 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: film/movie conversion.
Replies: 7
Views: 2274

Re: film/movie conversion.

<t>Hi !<br/> <br/> Montekuri, thanks for you answer.<br/> <br/> However, I'm so sorry again, I must have missleaded you to the wrong "question". I understand you comment on the movie quality and finding the right format ...<br/> <br/> but my question is definitely about movie conversion and how to a...
by ChrisProls
Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: film/movie conversion.
Replies: 7
Views: 2274

Re: film/movie conversion.

<t>ok, sorry, I didn't explain too well.<br/> <br/> let me rephrase <br/> <br/> - if the movie is H264, DviX or XviD, then fine, nothing happens until you watch it<br/> <br/> - if the movie is not the best format ever (matroska, wma, mpeg4, etc.), then the R-Pi would convert it automatically to H264...
by ChrisProls
Mon Jan 09, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: film/movie conversion.
Replies: 7
Views: 2274

Re: film/movie conversion.

<t>Hi,<br/> <br/> sorry if my question if out of topic here.<br/> <br/> I'm quite a beginner and here is my request/question :<br/> <br/> In the case of using the R-Pi connected to the TV for watching movie, would it be possible to monitor the files being dropped on the SD card (or USB drive, via th...
by ChrisProls
Mon Jan 09, 2012 1:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3544
Views: 113804

Re: Introduce yourself!

<t> Hi,<br/> <br/> I'm Christophe, from France.<br/> I'm really enthousiastic about getting my hands on a couple of R-Pi. I've started a little bit thinkering with Arduino and look forward using R-Pi in many different ways.<br/> <br/> Not to many feature request except more functionnalities : wirele...

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