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by pygmy_giant
Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Potential power source
Replies: 83
Views: 13488

Re: Potential power source

<t>oh – thats ok! 600ma should be enough for a dinky robot with nothing else attached except some solid state relays…. cant believe I got all 6 for 99p each – they"re £5+ on the net…. tempted to resell them on ebay for £7 and make a 700% profit! I think the shop staff must have put the wrong lable o...
by pygmy_giant
Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: holes
Replies: 41
Views: 4044

Re: holes

You could have just posted something by 'Hole'.
by pygmy_giant
Sat Mar 31, 2012 11:50 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Name your next model of the Raspberry pi!
Replies: 22
Views: 6909

Re: Name your next model of the Raspberry pi!

Raspberry Flan?
by pygmy_giant
Sat Mar 31, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: holes
Replies: 41
Views: 4044

Re: holes

ok - sorry.

Thanks for the info..
by pygmy_giant
Sat Mar 31, 2012 7:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: holes
Replies: 41
Views: 4044

Re: holes

The best additional feature that could be included on the board is quite literally nothing - so lets drill some holes!!! There must be a 3mm gap somewhere to put one? Any Ideas....as to where?
by pygmy_giant
Fri Mar 30, 2012 11:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Potential power source
Replies: 83
Views: 13488

Re: Potential power source

darn need 1 more to make 700ma and have cleaned out the shop - will look again tomorrow...
by pygmy_giant
Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Potential power source
Replies: 83
Views: 13488

Re: Potential power source

<t>Wii Fit battery packs are the way forward for me - £1 with USB charging lead from Home Bargains - input 5V DC 600ma - output 5V DC 100ma - exploration with screwdriver reveals tiny regulator board and what looks like a lipo battery - gonna cram 6 in a plastic box - need to figure out best way to ...
by pygmy_giant
Sat Mar 24, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Potential power source
Replies: 83
Views: 13488

Re: Potential power source

or even: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/5000.....19cee0afdb - Universal 5000mAh Portable External Power Source Pack Battery Charger for iPhone, iPad, iPod, HTC, Samsung, Motorola, etc... - £12.99 ?
by pygmy_giant
Sat Mar 24, 2012 12:08 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Potential power source
Replies: 83
Views: 13488

Re: Potential power source

<r>err... maybe not bingo actually, unless 2 in parallel...?<br/> <br/> Think maybe:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-.....1e6c86ef3d">http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-.....1e6c86ef3d</URL><br/> <br/> instead with step-down switching regulator....?<br/> <br/> 1x Battery for Casio NP-1...
by pygmy_giant
Sat Mar 24, 2012 12:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Potential power source
Replies: 83
Views: 13488

Re: Potential power source

<r>Bingo!<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.7dayshop.com/catalo....._id=108549">http://www.7dayshop.com/catalo....._id=108549</URL><br/> <br/> Supplies uninterrupted power to your<br/> iPhone/iPod.<br/> Charge the internal battery through the iPod USB cable or AC<br/> adapter (Charging time around 2 H...
by pygmy_giant
Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:27 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: using 4 AA batteries to power the Pi
Replies: 52
Views: 35242

Re: using 4 AA batteries to power the Pi

<r>having looked at other posts and on the internet, the solution I intend to try is....<br/> <br/> this:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.7dayshop.com/catalo....._id=102083">http://www.7dayshop.com/catalo....._id=102083</URL><br/> <br/> plus this:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.dealextreme.com/p/8....
by pygmy_giant
Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:05 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Ebay Raspberry Pi cases
Replies: 18
Views: 4724

Re: Ebay Raspberry Pi cases

<r>I've ordered this from ebay to use as a case:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs.....25683234a3">http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2pcs.....25683234a3</URL><br/> <br/> I should get 2 and so intend to fix one on top of the other, with the board upstairs and a battery pack underneath.... w...

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