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by samliu
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Using E Ink as a Raspberry Pi Display?
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: Using E Ink as a Raspberry Pi Display?

... project has died but I’ve still an interest in the technology so may get around to playing with them again :lol: rather that reading books on the kindle. Where did you get the driver code?
by rpdom
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Noobs
Replies: 11
Views: 327

Re: Noobs

Understood, I will go back to ebay lol. Just a question...If the kindle cable is no good, how did it turn on an allow the set up screen to appear on the monitor? The cable might allow enough power to start the Pi and do basic things, but fall short when ...
by JabberUK
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Noobs
Replies: 11
Views: 327

Re: Noobs

Understood, I will go back to ebay lol.

Just a question...If the kindle cable is no good, how did it turn on an allow the set up screen to appear on the monitor?
by fruitoftheloom
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Noobs
Replies: 11
Views: 327

Re: Noobs

JabberUK wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:54 am
I am using a cable I got for a kindle as it seemed to fit ok

https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/view ... 28&t=58151


You need a Power Supply, not a phone / tablet charger:

https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/ra ... er-supply/
by JabberUK
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Noobs
Replies: 11
Views: 327

Re: Noobs

I am using a cable I got for a kindle as it seemed to fit ok
by cappers
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Media centres
Topic: Spotify streaming and DAC, Amp advice
Replies: 9
Views: 1651

Re: Spotify streaming and DAC, Amp advice

Hi Ronnie, Thanks for the reply - i have a premium Spotify account, so all sorted in that respect. My phone OS is Android, although i also have a Kindle fire, which would be good to use as well, if possible. Not sure i fully understand what you mean by connection to the speakers - but it will be ...
by AdamStanislav
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Learning Assembler on the Pi
Replies: 51
Views: 1863

Re: Learning Assembler on the Pi

ProDigit wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:31 pm
Guys, this is way over my head, and the topic is about learning assembler, not C++.
Thank you.
I suggest the book (either printer or kindle, or both) Raspberry Pi Assembly Language RASPBIAN Beginners: Hands On Guide.
by Andyroo
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: wifi carrier lost/acquired sometimes every few seconds
Replies: 14
Views: 1455

Re: wifi carrier lost/acquired sometimes every few seconds

A charger can drop down to around 4.2/4.3 volts as more current is pulled and still be acceptable for a 'phone / kindle but not the Pi where as the Pi power supply does not drop that far. Secondly, the wall wart may deliver 5V out but the wet string used for the 5 feet of cable ...
by chithanh
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Reasoning behind dual Micro HDMI, and potential future alternatives?
Replies: 76
Views: 7018

Re: Reasoning behind dual Micro HDMI, and potential future alternatives?

... the flimsiness of Micro HDMI, this is what I read from other users who posted about the topic. I have only ever owned one such device, an Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7 (tate), and I rarely used the Micro HDMI, but the physical connection seemed indeed less stable than HDMI. But I will wait for Pi 4 ...
by r3d4
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: how heavy is raspbian ?
Replies: 30
Views: 4692

Re: how heavy is raspbian ?

... know, and r3d4 was the originator, and he linked to a post with a bit of a clickbaity title about the weight of electrons in an empty or "filled" kindle. my apologies... i was looking for something completely different and found the click bait'y link , ...and it made me think: how heavy is raspbian ...
by mahjongg
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: how heavy is raspbian ?
Replies: 30
Views: 4692

Re: how heavy is raspbian ?

Imperf3kt wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:41 am
The thread does appear to have been truncated, however.
Not as far as I know, and r3d4 was the originator, and he linked to a post with a bit of a clickbaity title about the weight of electrons in an empty or "filled" kindle.
by Imperf3kt
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: how heavy is raspbian ?
Replies: 30
Views: 4692

Re: how heavy is raspbian ?

... installed in Raspbian?", while others have taken it to be the literal meaning of weight. The latter is more likely, considering the Apparently a-kindle-loaded-with-e-books-is-heavier-than-an-empty-one ... so how heavy is raspbian ? line and link to an article that discusses the mass of electrons ...
by rpdom
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: how heavy is raspbian ?
Replies: 30
Views: 4692

Re: how heavy is raspbian ?

... installed in Raspbian?", while others have taken it to be the literal meaning of weight. The latter is more likely, considering the Apparently a-kindle-loaded-with-e-books-is-heavier-than-an-empty-one ... so how heavy is raspbian ? line and link to an article that discusses the mass of electrons ...
by gkaiseril
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: how heavy is raspbian ?
Replies: 30
Views: 4692

Re: how heavy is raspbian ?

... you are running. The full updated system can easily fit on an 8 gigabyte SD card. This does not include all the junk mail in your e-mail. Like the kindle you may never feel this added weight.
by gordon77
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: how heavy is raspbian ?
Replies: 30
Views: 4692

Re: how heavy is raspbian ?

... with plenty of software for education, programming and general use. It has Python, Scratch, Sonic Pi, Java and more. :roll: Apparently a-kindle-loaded-with-e-books-is-heavier-than-an-empty-one ... so how heavy is raspbian ? Which are heaviest 0 or 1's? 😀 Is memory heavier if filled with ...
by r3d4
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: how heavy is raspbian ?
Replies: 30
Views: 4692

how heavy is raspbian ?

... with plenty of software for education, programming and general use. It has Python, Scratch, Sonic Pi, Java and more. :roll: Apparently a-kindle-loaded-with-e-books-is-heavier-than-an-empty-one ... so how heavy is raspbian ?
by Andyroo
Tue May 28, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Using E Ink as a Raspberry Pi Display?
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: Using E Ink as a Raspberry Pi Display?

... project has died but I’ve still an interest in the technology so may get around to playing with them again :lol: rather that reading books on the kindle.
by bearspooky
Tue May 28, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Using E Ink as a Raspberry Pi Display?
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: Using E Ink as a Raspberry Pi Display?

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/kindleberry-pi-the-second/ I do like this. Seems to require a lot of things going on in between and getting a kindle. Not exactly what I'd want, but something to fall back on maybe? The fastest Pi connected ...
by hippy
Mon May 27, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Where to buy A4 - e-Ink display for the raspberry pi ?
Replies: 3
Views: 517

Re: Where to buy A4 - e-Ink display for the raspberry pi ?

... some time figuring out how to interface the e-ink display from such an e-reader to a Pi. There are some guides out there for hacking Kobo and Kindle e-readers for use with a Pi, and maybe others. And I'm not convinced a Pi would make a very good e-reader anyway. It isn't designed for ultra-low ...
by bearspooky
Mon May 27, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Using E Ink as a Raspberry Pi Display?
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: Using E Ink as a Raspberry Pi Display?

... what you want to do will likely wear it out prematurely. I can see why you'd say that, but if I can get the refresh to be similar to typing on a Kindle I'd be pretty happy with it! There's a few of e-ink tablets with really fast refresh, some even using the waveshare 9.7" display. Not that I'm ...
by Andyroo
Mon May 20, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Serial connection via USB with no network connection?
Replies: 11
Views: 393

Re: Serial connection via USB with no network connection?

... Mac one worked fine. Note I have had problems with the odd cable or two - it needs to have the OTG cable connected and some of mine did not. My Kindle charge cable did have it and it runs fine!
by Andyroo
Fri May 10, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Connect PC to Pi via USB?
Replies: 8
Views: 757

Re: Connect PC to Pi via USB?

... need to find a USB cable that supports OTG and in a lot of cases it’s trial and error as this is not normally on the package :roll: I’ve found my Kindle cable works but the Juice cable does not - fortunately the Juice one works on the Kindle :lol: As for WiFi, you can run the Pi as an access point ...
by Jangla
Tue May 07, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Gentoo
Topic: Minecraft server
Replies: 8
Views: 12796

Re: Minecraft server

... experience with Gentoo :) I've been toying around trying to get a Minecraft server set up for my 7 year old daughter so she can access it from her Kindle Fire (I had her build the Pi and do as much of the software installation as possible) and it feels like we're pretty close now. The one thing ...
by FTrevorGowen
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: 3B+ as webserver 24/7 on iPad charger
Replies: 16
Views: 745

Re: 3B+ as webserver 24/7 on iPad charger

... as being able to be powered from a GOOD phone charger with an output of 700mA or more at 5V. I have a Pi 1A that has been running from an early Kindle charger for over five years now. Likewise some of my early Pi's were powered by "GOOD" phone charger's - GOOD because I'd measured said PSU's ...

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