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by mypifi
Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:09 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: Raspberry Pi - OLED Displays
Replies: 2
Views: 3459

Re: Raspberry Pi - OLED Displays

many thanks mine is now working and blogged. :)
by mypifi
Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:05 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: SOLVED: GPS uBlox LEA-6H and GPSd
Replies: 9
Views: 5139

Re: SOLVED: GPS uBlox LEA-6H and GPSd

i got mine working after visiting daveakerman.com the guy who does the raspberry pi balloon stuff.
by mypifi
Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: GPS ALTERNATIVE to Adafruit GPS Ultimate Breakout Board
Replies: 11
Views: 7606

Re: GPS ALTERNATIVE to Adafruit GPS Ultimate Breakout Board

i got one of the blox ones used for rc planes etc off ebay for about a tenner wires fit as per adafruit one and works fine with myproject.
by mypifi
Sun Jan 05, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Live stream: Pi Cam to OLED display
Replies: 2
Views: 3323

Re: Live stream: Pi Cam to OLED display

many thanks :D
by mypifi
Sun Jan 05, 2014 1:38 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Network cable maximum length - RJ45
Replies: 19
Views: 4378

Re: Network cable maximum length - RJ45

i have a 30m one that i can take around the house to areas that the wifi is poor and works fine.
by mypifi
Sun Jan 05, 2014 1:17 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cacheberry pi
Replies: 3
Views: 2644

Cacheberry pi

I was searching twitter about two months ago and came across a tweet about geocaching with a raspberry pi and after a lot of sweat and few tears I managed to make one. The things you need are: Pi Usb stick Led and resistor I2c 16x2 display A box to stick it in. A 12v to 5v converter for plugging int...
by mypifi
Tue Dec 31, 2013 10:18 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: 2.8" TFT + Touch Shield Board v1 a/b/c
Replies: 383
Views: 230479

Re: 2.8" TFT + Touch Shield Board

i see a few people have made internet radio displays out of these screens, has anyone come up with a music player to play music off a hdd or usb stick say a cut down version of xbmc? many thanks in advance.
by mypifi
Sun Nov 24, 2013 5:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Bitcoin ASIC Erupter Cgminer
Replies: 6
Views: 10883

Re: Bitcoin ASIC Erupter Cgminer

there is also a ready made image called minepeon which is what i use, but a word of warning, its no get rich quick scheme, mine only earns 10p a day.
by mypifi
Sun Nov 24, 2013 5:33 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Power Supply
Replies: 24
Views: 15455

Re: Power Supply

will we be able to buy the power supply bits to run the gertboard minus the pi?
by mypifi
Tue Oct 29, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Kindleberry Pi laptop
Replies: 5
Views: 2346

Re: Kindleberry Pi laptop

yes its a nook, but it was going for about 30 quid at the time and with touchscreen was worth a try. i have to use vnc to connect to the pi but it does the job.
by mypifi
Tue Oct 29, 2013 6:15 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Raspberry Pi Geek
Replies: 4
Views: 4748

Re: Raspberry Pi Geek

more info at www.raspberry-pi-geek.com which is the linky on the front of my copy.
by mypifi
Tue Oct 29, 2013 5:41 pm
Forum: User groups and events
Topic: Raspberry Jam- Portsmouth
Replies: 10
Views: 2912

Re: Raspberry Jam- Portsmouth

i find the events on twitter on the hashtag raspjam, might be an idea to get more interest ;)
by mypifi
Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: PiGlow, colour and arm mapping + init.d + motion detection
Replies: 3
Views: 1437

Re: PiGlow, colour and arm mapping + init.d + motion detecti

Hi there did you upload this to git hub? Would love to have a tinker with it
by mypifi
Fri Oct 18, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: 16x2 Parallel LCD display, wont turn on
Replies: 3
Views: 1715

Re: 16x2 Parallel LCD display, wont turn on

have you had a look at andypi.co.uk?
by mypifi
Fri Oct 18, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Kindleberry Pi laptop
Replies: 5
Views: 2346

Re: Kindleberry Pi laptop

i managed it with a nook, first installing android onto the nook and adding a vnc program and log into the pi that way, http://smstextblog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/nook-as-raspberry-pi-screen.html allthrough its not the most informative write up ive done, i did solve the vnc problem with a google of i...
by mypifi
Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:05 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: 2.8" TFT + Touch Shield Board v1 a/b/c
Replies: 383
Views: 230479

Re: 2.8" TFT + Touch Shield Board

hi texy, ive just got my screen back out to try all over again, is there an .img already compiled somewhere as im not having much luck after 6 hours of following the guide.
by mypifi
Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: [HOWTO] Decoding pager transmissions with a Pi and rtl-sdr
Replies: 58
Views: 138782

Re: [HOWTO] Decoding pager transmissions with a Pi and rtl-s

thanks i will give it a go soon.
by mypifi
Sun Sep 15, 2013 12:51 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: problem with github and python
Replies: 1
Views: 473

problem with github and python

Hi im having problems with downloading from github, im using the git clone folllowed by the url to download the files say for the piglow but when i try running any of the programs even through all the files are there in the directory i will get an error saying its missing a module in line 8 for exam...
by mypifi
Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: MF522 SPI RFID Reader
Replies: 3
Views: 2261

Re: MF522 SPI RFID Reader

Update I've got a bit further, now have what each pin is for, just a matter of matching up on pi and some sort of python script.

The pins are from left to right with pins at bottom and chip facing you:

Ss
Sckl
Mosi
Miso
Not in use
M-gnd
Rst
3.3v
by mypifi
Sat Sep 07, 2013 6:18 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: books or guides
Replies: 1
Views: 1187

books or guides

is there any books or guides for the gertboard, i built it a long time ago when you had to build them from a box full of parts, but thats it not done anything else with it since.] Just wondered if there were any tutorials or books to learn about the potential of the gertboard, even through i already...
by mypifi
Sat Sep 07, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Script for showing external ip address
Replies: 5
Views: 1292

Re: Script for showing external ip address

many thanks :)
by mypifi
Sat Sep 07, 2013 4:38 pm
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: MF522 SPI RFID Reader
Replies: 3
Views: 2261

Re: MF522 SPI RFID Reader

hi i have one of these too anytips on getting this working?
by mypifi
Sun Sep 01, 2013 11:51 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Script for showing external ip address
Replies: 5
Views: 1292

Script for showing external ip address

Hi I'm running out of ideas, I would like to have a script that would show external IP address on the pi s webpage, any ideas would be gratefully appreciated.

Thanks in advance
by mypifi
Mon Aug 12, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Nook e-ink display only £29!
Replies: 35
Views: 20018

Re: Nook e-ink display only £29!

If I remember rightly, you have to download the store from somewhere else as there is a bug once jail broken that wont let you download with the default store.

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