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by tommyboy1194
Sun Dec 29, 2013 3:11 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: error can't access tty: during noobs installation
Replies: 16
Views: 11106

Re: error can't access tty: during noobs installation

can someone mark this as solved. I just got a new pi instead
by tommyboy1194
Sun Dec 08, 2013 6:58 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Is the supply suffecient?
Replies: 4
Views: 731

Re: Is the supply suffecient?

ok because when I use this with my Pi And test the voltage from TP2 and TP1 I get 3 volts and sometimes it will be 4 like it is randomly fluctuating.
by tommyboy1194
Sun Dec 08, 2013 4:00 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Is the supply suffecient?
Replies: 4
Views: 731

Is the supply suffecient?

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0029U ... UTF8&psc=1 I have this power pack at home and It says its output is 5V and .5A is this enough power for the pi and a keyboard? and also the composite video out?
by tommyboy1194
Sun Dec 01, 2013 5:55 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: is my pie toast?
Replies: 9
Views: 1459

Re: is my pie toast?

ahaa is that a yes? lol if it is this blows lol I fried a pi before this one that means like 60 bucks down the drain ahh
by tommyboy1194
Sun Dec 01, 2013 5:24 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: is my pie toast?
Replies: 9
Views: 1459

is my pie toast?

ok so I was using my pi to trigger a motor with a 18v power source and a transistor and resistor and the output from my multimeter in the 2v setting is .559 I had a ground GPIO pin plugged into the ground and GPIO into the positive of the battery. So I think I must have fried my pins. However when I...
by tommyboy1194
Mon Nov 18, 2013 5:45 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Viewing GPIO Status
Replies: 2
Views: 2417

Re: Viewing GPIO Status

type in the terminal
cd wiringPi
then it should be the green text then in blue it should say /cd wiringPi
then type gpio readall
by tommyboy1194
Mon Nov 18, 2013 1:45 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: no composite video
Replies: 1
Views: 509

no composite video

Hi I am trying to use this http://www.insigniaproducts.com/products/blu-ray-dvd-players-recorders/NS-7PDVD.html as a screen for my raspberry pi. I can get a picture when i open noobs and then blindly press 4 but after that when I hit exit the screen goes blank and then i have to plug in my hdmi chor...
by tommyboy1194
Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:10 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: need help with coding
Replies: 2
Views: 1016

need help with coding

Hi so I am trying to build this timelapse rig.https://sites.google.com/site/raspilapse/software he says that I create a bash script to export the pins then run the python script: #! /bin/bash gpio export 18 out gpio export 23 out python timelapse.py And save this as t.sh. I made it executable so I s...
by tommyboy1194
Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:33 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: error can't access tty: during noobs installation
Replies: 16
Views: 11106

Re: error can't access tty: during noobs installation

Should I just by a new pi? Because I need the gpio pins to control the motor for my project. I am building a timelapse rig so it triggers the camera shutter and moves the motor as well.
by tommyboy1194
Tue Nov 12, 2013 6:02 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: error can't access tty: during noobs installation
Replies: 16
Views: 11106

Re: error can't access tty: during noobs installation

I just checked my volatge of my pie with the tp1 and tp2 holes and i am only getting 4 volts of power. but my powersupply is putting out exactly 5 volts. Also i check the gpio pins i had been using for my motor and they are still active. Did they somehow get switched on and are unable to turn off? i...
by tommyboy1194
Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: error can't access tty: during noobs installation
Replies: 16
Views: 11106

Re: error can't access tty: during noobs installation

yeah it was working fine the other night, I was using the gpio pins to trigger a motor but it wasn't working. Maybe I shorted it that way?
by tommyboy1194
Sun Nov 10, 2013 8:33 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: error can't access tty: during noobs installation
Replies: 16
Views: 11106

Re: error can't access tty: during noobs installation

I've tried noobs v1_3_2 and noobs V1_3_2 and the display is hdmi to hdmi monitor
by tommyboy1194
Sat Nov 09, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: error can't access tty: during noobs installation
Replies: 16
Views: 11106

Re: error can't access tty: during noobs installation

I have nothing connected to the gpio pins. Everything is disconnected I have tried several different sd cards with noobs and I get the same error message. When I plug in the ethernet cable I get the same message. I am powering the pi from my computer port. Tried using several different dc power supp...
by tommyboy1194
Sat Nov 09, 2013 2:53 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: error can't access tty: during noobs installation
Replies: 16
Views: 11106

Re: error can't access tty: during noobs installation

also all of the led lights are lit except the activity so 100 is lit, LNK is lit, FDX is lit, and PWR is lit but no act light
by tommyboy1194
Sat Nov 09, 2013 2:51 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: error can't access tty: during noobs installation
Replies: 16
Views: 11106

error can't access tty: during noobs installation

Hi so I am trying to reinstall Noobs on my pi and once i get the card formated corectly I get this on the screen sh: can't access tty; job control turned off / # did i short my pi? The only solution to this is for me to edit the confit.txt file but I can't find that anywere. Help would be much appre...
by tommyboy1194
Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:09 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: need help coding
Replies: 4
Views: 632

Re: need help coding

it says import is not a valid syntax
by tommyboy1194
Wed Oct 09, 2013 4:28 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: need help coding
Replies: 4
Views: 632

need help coding

Hello everyone so I am trying to build this time lapse rig https://sites.google.com/site/raspilapse/home here is the coding https://sites.google.com/site/raspilapse/software I am pretty sure I have the wiringPi installed but then whenever I open a Python shell version 2.7.3 and type gpio export 18 o...
by tommyboy1194
Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:44 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Time lapse Rig
Replies: 2
Views: 475

Re: Time lapse Rig

I know where the software is do I enter in the gpio export 18 is that in the lx terminal or is in the python shell. When I type it In on python I get invalid suffix
by tommyboy1194
Mon Oct 07, 2013 5:34 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Time lapse Rig
Replies: 2
Views: 475

Time lapse Rig

Hello everyone I am super new to raspberry Pi and electronics in general. I am trying to build this https://sites.google.com/site/raspilapse/home I think I have the bread board set up correctly and everything. I am now trying to write the code for it. Could someone walk me through what exactly I hav...

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