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by Baconator
Wed Feb 08, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: pi pi connectivity bandwidth, without USB or Ethernet
Replies: 18
Views: 8815

Re: pi pi connectivity bandwidth, without USB or Ethernet

<t>Gert said: <br/> <br/> <br/> As Slacer ask: what is your distance?<br/> <br/> For back-to-back, connecting DSI to CSI will give you >1 Gbits/sec but unfortunately the DSI and CSI are GPU controlled so you have to wait for such a utility to come from within Broadcom.<br/> <br/> <br/> And here I th...
by Baconator
Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: An open/free/secure/modular/extendable Raspberry Pi smartphone
Replies: 6
Views: 3191

Re: An open/free/secure/modular/extendable Raspberry Pi smartphone

<t>It's gonna end up as large as a 80's cellphone.<br/> Smartphones nowadays are compromised of modules designed for each specific model, to increase battery life and performance while keeping size down.<br/> <br/> Especially with a 5000mAh battery.<br/> For example, the Samsung Galaxy SII which is ...
by Baconator
Wed Feb 01, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cannibalizing a Nintendo DSiXL?
Replies: 5
Views: 4059

Re: Cannibalizing a Nintendo DSiXL?

<r>Caleb Zulawski said: <br/> <br/> <br/> No screens, other than those using composite or HDMI interfaces, will be directly compatible with the Raspberry Pi.  It may be possible, however, to connect such a screen to the GertBoard and write the appropriate software to drive it.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/>...
by Baconator
Tue Jan 31, 2012 11:29 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Design choices behind the RPi
Replies: 35
Views: 7000

Re: Design choices behind the RPi

error404 said:


Or in context more useful, http://code.google.com/p/distcc/


Stop tempting me from cludging together a compiling farm (once everyone interested has acquired at-least one R-Pi)
by Baconator
Tue Jan 31, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Suggestion: Tiny PCB for DC-anything to 5 V DC
Replies: 50
Views: 16684

Re: Suggestion: Tiny PCB for DC-anything to 5 V DC

<r>Something along the line of this?<br/> <URL url="http://search.digikey.com/us/e.....ND/2259781">http://search.digikey.com/us/e.....ND/2259781</URL><br/> It's a 3-pin device with a voltage input of 7 to 36 volt, and a voltage output of 5volt at up-to 1.5 Ampere.<br/> Ground is shared on the middle...
by Baconator
Fri Jan 27, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: PWM as a voltage regulator
Replies: 33
Views: 15940

Re: PWM as a voltage regulator

<r>platinum95 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> slacker said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I'm going to use an LM2575 to do something similar<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.rapidonline.com/Ele.....2575-34450">http://www.rapidonline.com/Ele.....2575-34450</URL><br/> <br/> I've built the example circuit from the datashee...
by Baconator
Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:37 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: PWM as a voltage regulator
Replies: 33
Views: 15940

Re: PWM as a voltage regulator

<r>I'm pretty sure that's exactly how buck/boost converters works (well basically)<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boost_converter">https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boost_converter</URL><br/> <URL url="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buck_converter">https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buck_c...

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