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by MansfieldMatt
Wed Mar 28, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Self-Contained MAME Machine
Replies: 80
Views: 41128

Re: Self-Contained MAME Machine

<t>Joefish said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Well, that's a 4x4 matrix of switches on 8 pins.  What you haven't considered is that you do get a matrix effect from that arrangement, such that when you press any three switches the 'fourth' switch that makes up a square set appears to be pressed because of all t...
by MansfieldMatt
Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:47 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: MAME
Replies: 42
Views: 33220

Re: MAME

<r>I too can't wait have a go with MAME on a Raspi. A few years ago I built a 2 player arcade controller using proper arcade buttons and joysticks, some MDF and a USB keyboard. It worked ok but the USB keyboard interface wasn't geared up for multiple simultaneous key presses and so there were odd qu...
by MansfieldMatt
Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Self-Contained MAME Machine
Replies: 80
Views: 41128

Re: Self-Contained MAME Machine

<r>I too can't wait have a go with MAME on a Raspi. A few years ago I built a 2 player arcade controller using proper arcade buttons and joysticks, some MDF and a USB keyboard. It worked ok but the USB keyboard interface wasn't geared up for multiple simultaneous key presses and so there were odd qu...
by MansfieldMatt
Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: 1 Wire Sensors for home heating control
Replies: 21
Views: 15271

Re: 1 Wire Sensors for home heating control

Thanks everyone for all your help. I just need a Raspi now so I can start playing!
by MansfieldMatt
Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: 1 Wire Sensors for home heating control
Replies: 21
Views: 15271

Re: 1 Wire Sensors for home heating control

<t>error404 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> There is a GPIO-based 1-wire driver in the kernel. You shouldn't need any special hardware. It will require a custom kernel and some modification of the board definition file, but that should be all.<br/> <br/> <br/> Would the GPIO port provide sufficient voltage ...
by MansfieldMatt
Mon Jan 09, 2012 4:16 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: 1 Wire Sensors for home heating control
Replies: 21
Views: 15271

Re: 1 Wire Sensors for home heating control

<r>I'm so excited about Raspi. I can't wait to get my hands on them.<br/> <br/> I've been pondering building my own system for monitoring and controlling my home heating for a while now but always put it off for one reason or another. Raspi however offers what appears to be the perfect platform on w...

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