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by geoff1234
Sun Apr 05, 2015 12:24 am
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: SWABPiIG - Winchester 2nd Wednesday
Replies: 43
Views: 34148

Re: SWABPiIG - Winchester 2nd Wednesday

Greetings

Our next meeting swill be on April 8th at 8pm at the Roebuck Inn Winchester.

hope to see you there.

Happy computing

Geoff
by geoff1234
Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:11 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: SWABPiIG - Winchester 2nd Wednesday
Replies: 43
Views: 34148

Re: SWABPiIG - Winchester 2nd Wednesday

Greetings

The next meeting will be on Wednesday March 11th at 8pm at the Roebuck Inn Stockbridge Road.

All welcome.

Happy Pi-ing.

Geoff
by geoff1234
Thu Dec 11, 2014 12:12 am
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: SWABPiIG - Winchester 2nd Wednesday
Replies: 43
Views: 34148

Re: SWABPiIG - Winchester 2nd Wednesday

Greetings

Our next meeting will be on January 14th @ the Roebuck Inn Winchester at 8pm.

Happy Christmas
by geoff1234
Thu Nov 27, 2014 12:42 am
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: SWABPiIG - Winchester 2nd Wednesday
Replies: 43
Views: 34148

Re: SWABPiIG - Winchester 2nd Wednesday

Greetings

There are a number of Winchesters around the world but only one original WINCHESTER in Hampshire England which is where we meet.

Apologies for any confusion.

happy computing
by geoff1234
Sat Nov 22, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: SWABPiIG - Winchester 2nd Wednesday
Replies: 43
Views: 34148

Re: SWABPiIG - Winchester 2nd Wednesday

Greetings

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday December 10th at 8 pm @ the Roebuck Winchester.

Hope to see you there.

Happy computing
by geoff1234
Thu Oct 09, 2014 3:33 am
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: SWABPiIG - Winchester 2nd Wednesday
Replies: 43
Views: 34148

Re: SWABPiIG - Winchester 2nd Wednesday

Greetings

Our next meeting will be on November 12th at 8pm at the Roebuck Inn Stockbridge Road Winchester. All welcome no need to register, we will be the guys with the Pies.

Happy computing
by geoff1234
Sun Sep 28, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: SWABPiIG - Winchester 2nd Wednesday
Replies: 43
Views: 34148

Re: SWABPiIG - Winchester 2nd Wednesday

Greetings

I have booked The Roebuck Inn for WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 8th @ 8pm, hope to see you there.

Happy computing
by geoff1234
Sun Sep 28, 2014 8:29 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

Greetings

I visited The Roebuck Inn and the new landlord has taken over. Have booked for WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 8th at 8pm.
Look forward to seeing you.

Happy computing
by geoff1234
Tue Jul 01, 2014 4:17 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

See you at the Roebuck.

Happy computing

Geoff
by geoff1234
Sat Apr 12, 2014 9:40 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

Greetings

The next meeting at the Roebuck Inn Winchester will be on Wednesday May 14th at 20.00 hours.

Four people attended the last meeting and I hope more will attend the next meeting.

Happy computing

Geoffrey
by geoff1234
Tue Mar 25, 2014 5:05 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

Greetings Just added a digital volt meter to my Pi power supply output. It indicates 5.02 volts, and only lakes about 20mA. Got it on eBay for 99p delivered from China. Should the power supply become overloaded and the voltage drop it will be obvious. The DVM is secured by two M3 screws to the base ...
by geoff1234
Sun Mar 23, 2014 10:01 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

Greetings

Hope to see you at the Roebuck on April 9th @ 8pm. Winchester.

Winchester Poundland has optical mice in boxes and HDMI cables in plastic bags. Both work.

Anyone going to the Pi Jam at the RNLI Pool on April 5th?
Happy computing
by geoff1234
Thu Mar 13, 2014 3:31 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

Greetings Not sure where to post this, but Poundland Winchester are selling a 1M USB cable with a standard USB on one end and a Pi power plug on the other. They are packaged in a red and white "signalex" display card marked "for Samsung, HTC, & Kindle" bar code number 5 053834 057783. I got one and ...
by geoff1234
Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:39 am
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

Greetings

We had 3 attendees at our March meeting. The next meeting will be on APRIL 9th at the Roebuck Inn Winchester.

Happy computing
by geoff1234
Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

Greetings Our second meeting was on February 12th at the Roebuck Inn Winchester. The weather was bad so only 2 attended. Our next meeting will be on March 12th at 8pm at the Roebuck Inn. Hopefully the weather will be better and more will attend. Thanks for the info about the Pi event in Poole at the...
by geoff1234
Thu Feb 13, 2014 6:28 am
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

Hi

It has been wet. Next meeting Wednesday 12th March 8pm at the Roebuck Inn Winchester. Hope to see a few more faces.

Happy computing
by geoff1234
Sun Feb 02, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

Greetings

I will be at the Roebuck Inn on the Stockbridge Road Winchester at 8pm on February 12th. I hope all you Pi enthusiasts in the area can come and join me.

I will be the guy with the Pi.

Happy computing

Geoff
by geoff1234
Thu Jan 09, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

Greetings We had our first meeting at the Roebuck Inn Winchester on Jan 8th. Five people attended, and various ideas for using a Pi were discussed. The "MAGPI" magazine was mentioned as it contains projects that could be copied or adapted. The magazine is FREE and on line ready to be down loaded. We...
by geoff1234
Mon Jan 06, 2014 12:02 am
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

Greetings

Our first meeting of the Winchester Raspberry Pi group will be on Wednesday the 8th of January starting at 8pm in the Roebuck Inn Winchester. I will be the guy with the Pi. Hope you can make it, the more the merrier.

Happy computing
by geoff1234
Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:05 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

Greetings

The Roebuck Inn is definitely OPEN. The post code is SO22 6RP. It has a car park, is on a bus route and is 300 yards from Winchester Railway station on the Stockbridge road.

Happy Christmas, look forward to meeting you.
by geoff1234
Wed Nov 20, 2013 5:51 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

Hi

For those Pi enthusiasts in the Winchester Hants area how about meeting at the Roebuck on January 8th at 20.00 hours? They have Wi Fi there, as well as food and drink. I will be the guy with the Pi.

Happy Christmas

Geoff
by geoff1234
Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group
Replies: 45
Views: 13082

Re: Southampton Area Raspberry Pi Interest Group

Hi I live in Winchester Hants UK and am trying to find my way into Rasperian etc. I am a hardware guy and have a good reliable neat way to power my Pi from a 12 volt battery through a protection diode, LM2940 regulator and two 4 port USB hubs from Poundland. It would be fun to get a group together. ...
by geoff1234
Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Powering a Raspberry Pi Model B through USB 2.0
Replies: 4
Views: 946

Re: Powering a Raspberry Pi Model B through USB 2.0

Hi I got 2 four port USB hubs from Poundland, opened up the cases and soldered a red wire to the plus 5 volt track and a black wire to the 0 volt track in each of them. Then reassembled the cases. Took the wires to two LM2940 regulators. These give 5 volts at 1 amp each, but must be kept cool by bol...

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