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by Seiduna
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: How many bluetooth devices can I connect? rpi3
Replies: 3
Views: 234

Re: How many bluetooth devices can I connect? rpi3

Hello HawaiianPi, thanks for your time and input.

So you have newer rpi3 and still "choppy"?
hmmm...

Is there any documentation, or guides, that can tell us how much can we connect to rpi over bluetooth?

Thank you.
by Seiduna
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: How many bluetooth devices can I connect? rpi3
Replies: 3
Views: 234

How many bluetooth devices can I connect? rpi3

Hello RPI people, I was not sure where to post my question, sorry admin if I missed. So I have rpi3 (old one) and official display, and it rocks. I use official OS (the one with road wallpaper) and I have bluetooth mouse that I connect. Now I bought bluetooth speaker, and it took some time to set it...
by Seiduna
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: gpio and running pi
Replies: 6
Views: 349

Re: gpio and running pi

hey guys, hello there, IdahoWalker, I was thinking if there was some order to avoid catastrophe, thank you. pcManBob, oh, just corrupted sd? that is kind of good news... Anyway, I decided that my idea is not a good one, kheh, I rather take time (which I was hoping to cut) and open case, connect the ...
by Seiduna
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: gpio and running pi
Replies: 6
Views: 349

Re: gpio and running pi

Hey pcManBob, aha, spikes, and wrong connections... my problem is this, I have rpi 3 with official display and case, and I was thinking on having pre-prepared wires with male/female connectors so I can just connect gps wire's male connector to rpi's gpio wires with female connector, no need to open ...
by Seiduna
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: gpio and running pi
Replies: 6
Views: 349

gpio and running pi

Hello, This is to be noob question. Let's say, I have gps and it has 3 wires, 3V, ground and signal, and I connect them to rpi's gpio pins, and power rpi on. All works fine, I shutdown rpi and disconnect gps. But what if I turn on rpi, and while rpi is running I connect gps wires? And when done, dis...
by Seiduna
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Rpi3 with display, powered separatly? [solved]
Replies: 5
Views: 622

Re: Rpi3 with display, powered separatly?

Dougie hey, hello again,

Your answer is short and sweet, thank you very much for your input, can't wait for weekend to try it out.

Thank you and kind regards
by Seiduna
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Rpi3 with display, powered separatly? [solved]
Replies: 5
Views: 622

Re: Rpi3 with display, powered separatly?

Hey Dougie, hello,

Thank you for your answer and time.
Are there some info on how to do it, or I just plug it in (after I disconnect power connections between rpi3 and display)?

Thank you
by Seiduna
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Rpi3 with display, powered separatly? [solved]
Replies: 5
Views: 622

Re: Rpi3 with display, powered separatly?

Bump?

If I reframe the problem:
Can I power rpi3 and display separately?

Thank you
by Seiduna
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Rpi3 with display, powered separatly? [solved]
Replies: 5
Views: 622

Rpi3 with display, powered separatly? [solved]

Hello RPi people, I have rpi3, with official foundation display, and official 5.1V 2.5A charger and camera board. Working great. I am interested in making it portable, like, to charge it with power bank. There are some power banks out there that clame up to 3A output, but they usually have two or ev...
by Seiduna
Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Official Foundation Display
Topic: Arch linux and official display
Replies: 5
Views: 1543

Re: Arch linux and official display

hello guys, earlier today I managed to get on irc at #raspberrypi, where I was told that if I use 32 bit arch on rpi3 I should be fine. That kernel should have all drivers and such stuff. (noob terminology here) so procount, your post warms my hart confirming that it works on almost 50 distros, but ...
by Seiduna
Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Official Foundation Display
Topic: Arch linux and official display
Replies: 5
Views: 1543

Arch linux and official display

Hello rpi people, I am thinking of finally getting rpi official display, but I am interested, does it depends on raspbian? My flavour of choice is usually arch, but searching the web I could find instructions only for raspbian. So my question is, can I combine rpi official display with arch os ? (If...
by Seiduna
Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: RPi Cam Web Interface
Replies: 4822
Views: 1051967

RPi Cam Web Interface breaks apache [solved]

Hello rpi people I just got my zero w and camera v2, got jessie light on sd, wrote wpa_supplicant.cong and ssh in boot, and it worked as charm! I took a picture, very nice. Than I installed apache and php, works fine. Here I should notice that https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/remote-access/...
by Seiduna
Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Not streaming to outside world [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 527

Re: Not streaming to outside world

hello again dezaF, well this works, great, thanks, but there are some issues with this, I use http://elinux.org/RPi-Cam-Web-Interface if I don't set password for cam 1 and 2 there is no need of protected directory... As I understand, and bare in mind, I am no expert, even if I do set up password for...
by Seiduna
Thu Aug 03, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Not streaming to outside world [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 527

Re: Not streaming to outside world

hello there dezaF, thank you for your time and input. but, if I open port X for my camera 1, than accessing it i would go 123.456.789.012:portX and for camera 2 port Y accordingly 123.456.789.012:portY, wouldn't that require two separate windows in browser? I set 2 iframes to harness both cameras on...
by Seiduna
Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Not streaming to outside world [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 527

Not streaming to outside world [SOLVED]

Hello rpi people, I set up raspberry pi b as server, I have arch running on it. I, think, I set router right, gave my rpi permanent LAN address, and from outside it works! Let's call this rpi server rpi. It is connected to router with cable. Now I have several rpis, two of which I set up with camera...
by Seiduna
Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: raspberry pi (a2) and gps (GP-20U7)
Replies: 1
Views: 614

raspberry pi (a2) and gps (GP-20U7)

hello rpi people, i got me a gps (GP-20U7) i have rpi a 2 i set it up and here is less than a minute video of it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAAH7OyVOI8 the rig is set in the middle of the garden, plenty of sky commands used: sudo killall gpsd stty -F /dev/ttyAMA0 4800 #also tried 9600 cat /dev...
by Seiduna
Fri Dec 23, 2016 10:46 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: multuple i2c gadgets on one rpi [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 778

Re: multuple i2c gadgets on one rpi

Thank you Dougie, just made my holiday ;)

Hey RareHare, I was wondering what kind of connection was daisy-chaining, me not being native English speaker, left alone i am new to electronics, but i understand parallel.

Thank you both for your time and input.
by Seiduna
Fri Dec 23, 2016 4:41 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: multuple i2c gadgets on one rpi [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 778

Re: multuple i2c gadgets on one rpi

Hello again Dougie, once again to the rescue, thank you.

That is great news, and now to juicy part,
where can i find wiring examples, circuits,
or is it simple as just connecting it in parallel to rpi's pins?

thank you
by Seiduna
Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: multuple i2c gadgets on one rpi [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 778

multuple i2c gadgets on one rpi [SOLVED]

Hello there,

so this is more of beginners question,
i already have 2 MCP23017 chips on one rpi,
now i want to buy a HMC5883L digital compass,
but it also requires i2c pins.

can i have compass along MCP's and how would i wire that on breadboard?

Thank you
by Seiduna
Fri Jul 15, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: motion pictures take up ram
Replies: 0
Views: 265

motion pictures take up ram

Hello rpi people, hope i'm in the right section So i've set up a webcam on one of my rpi and installed motion, and other rpi for monitoring the front door (suckless surf browser). The thing is, that on other rpi (where i monitor) the RAM gets filled up quickly with pictures i receive (1 picture per ...
by Seiduna
Sat May 07, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Control Kodi from gpio buttons
Replies: 0
Views: 676

Control Kodi from gpio buttons

Hello rpi people, I have rpi, on it kodi, and i also have ir receiver and remote, works great. (So no keyboard) Now i want to make buttons to control kodi (if IR remote controller battery runs out, or if I misplace IR remote). I need 13 buttons (momentary switches), so I use mcp23017 IO expander, wi...
by Seiduna
Sat Feb 27, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: stepper motors chip [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 414

Re: stepper motors chip

Hey mattmiller,

I see, I had in mind space estate, to keep it small as possible, but that link of yours is so cheap i might do just that.

Thank you again matt!
by Seiduna
Sat Feb 27, 2016 1:56 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: stepper motors chip [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 414

stepper motors chip [SOLVED]

Hello rpi people, I was looking at https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruits-raspberry-pi-lesson-10-stepper-motors/hardware-uln2803 and I am wondering if I can hook up only one stepper motor on ULN2803 chip? I would need at least 2 motors to control, so I would need 2 ULN2803 chips? How about that L293D ...
by Seiduna
Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:05 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: LIRC, GPIO and python
Replies: 7
Views: 3935

Re: LIRC, GPIO and python

hello blaablaaguy, Do I need X for this? I forgot to mention, I do all in CLI style, via ssh, so no display available. And GPIO 26 ? that is the very last one? Not one of the regular outputs? Also, do I need lircrc file for this, or not? For "change here" do you mean like K_n (for n key) or K_N (als...
by Seiduna
Wed Feb 24, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: Python
Topic: LIRC, GPIO and python
Replies: 7
Views: 3935

Re: LIRC, GPIO and python

Hey fsr, I know nothing about lirc nor python, but i can copy and paste like a pro! So I wrote python script that takes keyboard input, and does it nicely from keyboard. For my .lircrc (I tryed also /etc/lirc/lircrc) I took your example, as many others, but it did not work, no input from IR remote c...

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