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by sgriffith63
Mon Mar 16, 2015 5:11 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WANTED: MicroUSB Pigtails!
Replies: 6
Views: 4773

Re: WANTED: MicroUSB Pigtails!

I bought micro usb from ebay. Cut in half. Red and black are supposed to be +5 and gnd respectively but when I connect red to +5 and black to gnd on power supply, nothing. Led's do not light up on Pi. Supply is fine. Tried two different cables.
by sgriffith63
Wed Mar 11, 2015 10:32 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: External +5V
Replies: 6
Views: 1098

Re: External +5V

The micro usb cable has 4 wires. Red black white and green. Red is supposed to be +5 and black ground
Other two are data +-
by sgriffith63
Wed Mar 11, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: External +5V
Replies: 6
Views: 1098

Re: External +5V

The pi works. But not with the external +5v. The power supply is not defective. It works with my wall wort.
by sgriffith63
Wed Mar 11, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Pi with laptop monitor
Replies: 11
Views: 2176

Re: Pi with laptop monitor

I have a bad laptop system board. I took the lcd off and using an adapter from ebay, I use it for my pi.
by sgriffith63
Mon Mar 09, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: External +5V
Replies: 6
Views: 1098

External +5V

I am mounting my Pi in a briefcase with a 15.4 HD LCD Screen from a laptop. There will also be a breadboard system. I have a power supply that produces +5v at 3 amps and +12, -12 at 1 amp. I want to tie into the +5 volts. I had an extra Micro USB cable. Red and black wires going to the +5v and Groun...
by sgriffith63
Sun Mar 01, 2015 6:24 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400: Does it work for you?
Replies: 97
Views: 124751

Re: Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400: Does it work for

I have experienced no problems with the Logitech K400r keyboard on my PI 2. Try various keyboards in rasp-config.
by sgriffith63
Thu Feb 19, 2015 8:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is it true that 1/2 million Raspberry Pi 2 have been sold?
Replies: 37
Views: 6291

Re: Is it true that 1/2 million Raspberry Pi 2 have been sol

I received my PI 2 Tuesday. Love it. When will RASPBMC be released for PI 2? Does not work with the last revision.
by sgriffith63
Thu Feb 19, 2015 8:55 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: PI 2 and RASPBMC
Replies: 2
Views: 698

PI 2 and RASPBMC

Got my new PI 2. Installed latest Raspian works great. Attempted to install latest RASPBMC, no good. Anyone know when
RASPBMC will be available for PI 2?
by sgriffith63
Mon Dec 30, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Create 64GB Boot Card
Replies: 4
Views: 3136

Re: Create 64GB Boot Card

Thanks for your replies. I actually found a way to boot using the 64GB Micro Card. It will not work of you copy the contents of the NOOB directory to the card. Instead download the Win32Diskimager file, then download the ISO from Raspberry Pi. here. Use win32diskimager to drop the image to the 64GB ...
by sgriffith63
Mon Dec 30, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Create 64GB Boot Card
Replies: 4
Views: 3136

Create 64GB Boot Card

I have a few 64GB Micro SD cards Class 10. THey work fine in PC android etc. Even Pi sees it in card reader. So, using SD Formater, I format the card, Copy NOOB 1.3.3 to the card, and will not boot.
Any suggestions?

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