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by andyohare
Sun May 07, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: AIY Projects
Topic: at what point do i type in the /home/pi/client_secret.json
Replies: 6
Views: 586

Re: at what point do i type in the /home/pi/client_secret.js

if it helps, what that command does is to move (mv) the .json file with the gobbledegook name from your Downloads folder to the /home/pi folder, and at the same time rename it to client_secrets.json.
by andyohare
Wed May 18, 2016 5:53 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: party jukebox
Replies: 4
Views: 2896

party jukebox

I've set myself a challenge to create the ultimate party jukebox system using a Pi and my USB DAC. I've had a couple of attempts so far, but nothing quite seems to hit the mark yet. It should have a simple interface accessible wirelessly from smart phone or tablet, and allow guests to browse the mus...
by andyohare
Fri Jan 09, 2015 9:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: cheapest xbox controller alternative
Replies: 6
Views: 1226

Re: cheapest xbox controller alternative

if you have a recent TV and connect via HDMI you may be able to control it using the standard TV remote. My Panasonic works. http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspber ... -For-Free/
by andyohare
Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cheap battery at B&M
Replies: 8
Views: 1908

Re: Cheap battery at B&M

I bet it won't run your RPi for more than a couple of hours if that. The problem comes as the batteries die and the voltage drops, that WILL cause SDCard corruptions. I wasn't expecting it to - and it didn't. 2.5 hours on the first go, with x running and some fairly heavy wifi use. You're right abo...
by andyohare
Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Cheap battery at B&M
Replies: 8
Views: 1908

Cheap battery at B&M

went to my local B&M store today and picked up a USB battery for £4.99. Box states it's 2500mAh, max output 800mA. Will post back when I've done some timed tests so I don't know how long it will actually last, but seems to happily power my Model B with wifi, wireless keyboard and four LEDs connected...
by andyohare
Sun Nov 03, 2013 2:56 pm
Forum: For sale
Topic: 2.8" TFT + Touch Shield Board v1b/c
Replies: 163
Views: 94790

Re: 2.8" TFT + Touch Shield Board v1b/c

this sounds like just the sort of thing I'm looking for - will PM when this post is approved

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