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by Bacan
Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Buying cables in preparation....
Replies: 24
Views: 3508

Re: Buying cables in preparation....

Thank you for getting me ready for my R-Pi, with the quick class in HDMI purchase guidelines.

Others should find it helpful as I just did. {Writing into my Santa List the notes on cable needs. :-D }
by Bacan
Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Need for an App store for RB programmers
Replies: 64
Views: 10578

Re: Need for an App store for RB programmers

Quote from FiftyOne on November 16, 2011, 08:09
Raspberry soft serve as a name for a store?

What do we call the hardware boards and plug-in goodies?
by Bacan
Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:21 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: YOU SUCK: the venting thread
Replies: 948
Views: 174949

Re: YOU SUCK: the venting thread

Quote from abishur on November 16, 2011, 21:27
Or extend metaphor for documentation desires?

We are in Sync. I had the same thought while reading his post, not just Docs, also what people want from a tiny little inexpensive PCB.
by Bacan
Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Buying cables in preparation....
Replies: 24
Views: 3508

Re: Buying cables in preparation....

<t>Wanting to check, so I and others know for sure.<br/> <br/> So a HDMI cable connector is a HDMI cable connector, is a HDMI cable connector?<br/> The cable has the grabbie / squeezie arm-like parts, and the socket on the card has the slots/notches that the arm-like tabs grab?<br/> <br/> I don't kn...
by Bacan
Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Using HDMI & RCA composite video at the same time
Replies: 9
Views: 3375

Re: Using HDMI & RCA composite video at the same time

<t>If dual displays from one R-Pi SoC are not an option, then:<br/> <br/> * use Model B for HDMI display & User interface<br/> * use Model A for RCA TV<br/> <br/> Network / connect B + A with a GertBoard, using some kind of custom USB Hub/Router, so the two cards can talk over the USB i/f. Not p...
by Bacan
Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Buying cables in preparation....
Replies: 24
Views: 3508

Re: Buying cables in preparation....

<r>Quote from obarthelemy on November 16, 2011, 15:48<br/> The wiki has the specs of all the ports and input: <URL url="http://elinux.org/RaspberryPiBoard">http://elinux.org/RaspberryPiBoard</URL><br/> I thought the wiki is talking about the Alpha card, with no confirmed info on the parts in the BOM...
by Bacan
Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry PI Forth?
Replies: 4
Views: 1204

Re: Raspberry PI Forth?

Any one going to FIG\'s Forth Day at Stanford / Palo Alto, CA. this weekend?

If you do, give a shout out, we\'ll talk.
by Bacan
Wed Nov 16, 2011 4:39 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Finalised PCB design now on the front page
Replies: 90
Views: 13003

Re: Finalised PCB design now on the front page

Thank you for the rapid response and answers to my lack of TLA understanding. :-)
by Bacan
Wed Nov 16, 2011 4:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Finalised PCB design now on the front page
Replies: 90
Views: 13003

Re: Finalised PCB design now on the front page

What does CSI & DSI mean?

( In language a Software/Firmware/Business Geek can understand. ) :-|
by Bacan
Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Complete novice - blind leading blind
Replies: 7
Views: 1819

Re: Complete novice - blind leading blind

<t>I will offer the following:<br/> <br/> Keep a log / journal / blog of what you do and your experience in learning with your daughter.<br/> Have her keep the same from her point of view.<br/> <br/> At some point start sharing with the public. Maybe just with your fellow school parents as a way to ...
by Bacan
Tue Nov 15, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Order limit?
Replies: 69
Views: 14966

Re: Order limit?

So, My order for 1,000 drop shipped to the LA school district is a No-Go for now. ;-)

For now that is a joke. Not many years from now, around the start of a school year it will be for real!
by Bacan
Tue Nov 15, 2011 9:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Fans & early adopters: Your opinion needed!
Replies: 22
Views: 3324

Re: Raspberry Pi Fans & early adopters: Your opinion needed!

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from xinhao on November 15, 2011, 21:05<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> ... For the monitor, we are thinking a PC monitor in place of TV w/HDMI.<br/> [/quote]<br/> <br/> To me, saying monitor means VGA hookup. I have many computer monitors \"around\" the house. Only one display, wit...
by Bacan
Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:45 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Order limit?
Replies: 69
Views: 14966

Re: Order limit?

Or Credit Card # / Billing Address ??
by Bacan
Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:39 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi Fans & early adopters: Your opinion needed!
Replies: 22
Views: 3324

Re: Raspberry Pi Fans & early adopters: Your opinion needed!

<r>Just took the opinion poll.<br/> <br/> Did you mean to say <U><s>[u]</s>Monitor<e>[/u]</e></U> in place of<U><s>[u]</s> TV w/ HDMI<e>[/u]</e></U>, vs <U><s>[u]</s>TV w/ RCA composite<e>[/u]</e></U> ?<br/> Picky I know. to me, three different devices.<br/> <br/> Also, until the USB power adapter i...
by Bacan
Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Need for an App store for RB programmers
Replies: 64
Views: 10578

Re: Need for an App store for RB programmers

Quote from Nutmeat on November 15, 2011, 19:00
... yes, everything looks so clear when you're staring through a couple of those things. :o

For me, it is not that it looks clearer, I just don't think about it then.
by Bacan
Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Need for an App store for RB programmers
Replies: 64
Views: 10578

Re: Need for an App store for RB programmers

<t>If I need to, I'll do my own OS, and release it for others to use to "bolt-on" solutions. I've done it before, can do it again. It just eats up time, and slows down getting the important stuff out to the people that need it. The Kids and under-educated adults.<br/> <br/> Just thought Linux would ...
by Bacan
Tue Nov 15, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Using HDMI & RCA composite video at the same time
Replies: 9
Views: 3375

Re: Using HDMI & RCA composite video at the same time

Will be interested in seeing if an over-ride can occur.

Dual displays are habit forming. :D
by Bacan
Tue Nov 15, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Finalised PCB design now on the front page
Replies: 90
Views: 13003

Re: Finalised PCB design now on the front page

Logo silkscreen area maybe?
by Bacan
Tue Nov 15, 2011 3:48 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Getting Kids Excited...
Replies: 56
Views: 11002

Re: Getting Kids Excited...

<t>Mac vs R-Pi vs PS2 vs ??? :<br/> <br/> What does he want to do?<br/> What does he need to do?<br/> What does his friends do? Have? Use?<br/> Talk to him and his friends about the R-Pi.<br/> What do you want him to experience/do and learn?<br/> What is your budget?<br/> What software&hardware ...
by Bacan
Tue Nov 15, 2011 3:28 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Using HDMI & RCA composite video at the same time
Replies: 9
Views: 3375

Re: Using HDMI & RCA composite video at the same time

With TVs hooked up to each of the R-P video out ports, HDMI & RCA video out:

Can different images be shown on the two different TVs?

Could one be a static Help/Status display, while the other is an active User area?
by Bacan
Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:05 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Paper Card Model
Replies: 37
Views: 5638

Re: Paper Card Model

Awsome!

Copy please.
by Bacan
Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Finalised PCB design now on the front page
Replies: 90
Views: 13003

Re: Finalised PCB design now on the front page

Thank you Liz for the wonderful news.
by Bacan
Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Just short of being great?
Replies: 10
Views: 1946

Re: Just short of being great?

<t>Davy1010 - Remember, the primary purpose is for kids to get hands on experience with programming.<br/> <br/> Most of us geeks know all about Tech Lust and User Disappointment. Of course we want to Turbo what we have. Think about the declared target user: School Kids owning their own machine. The ...
by Bacan
Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:54 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 422666

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<r>I have a friend that does high quality wood working. Think Hi-end furniture and display boxes.<br/> <br/> I've already talked to her about doing a Home Theater enclosures for the R-Pi in exotic woods and fancy finish. Also a treasure chest style with flip up lid. Knowing the vices of many program...
by Bacan
Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Need for an App store for RB programmers
Replies: 64
Views: 10578

Re: Need for an App store for RB programmers

<t>On the matter of Kid Friendly stores with R-Pi software. How to say this?<br/> <br/> There is a class of people, that will seek to use a R-Pi software site, as a means of Kid Baiting.<br/> <br/> I'm a head of myself on problems. Just seeing problems before they happen.<br/> Back to that Code of C...

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