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by walney
Sat Dec 24, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Header Only Version
Replies: 6
Views: 1491

Re: Header Only Version

For the LEDs why not use light pipes (carved bits of perspex or fibre optic strands)?
by walney
Sat Dec 24, 2011 3:15 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Test
Replies: 6
Views: 1648

Re: Test

me too :)
by walney
Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Where are the PCBs manufactured?
Replies: 16
Views: 2189

Re: Where are the PCBs manufactured?

[quote]Quote from bradburts on December 23, 2011, 20:26
Doh, just seen jamesh\'s post.
Yes it is beer o clock jamesh, has been for at least 30 minutes by my clock.[/quote]
\"Jamesh\'s\" makes it sound like you started a bit earlier ;)
by walney
Fri Dec 23, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Where are the PCBs manufactured?
Replies: 16
Views: 2189

Re: Where are the PCBs manufactured?

The UK too.
by walney
Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Lets prove Liz wrong: 3 cheers for Broadcom
Replies: 84
Views: 13441

Re: Lets prove Liz wrong: 3 cheers for Broadcom

[quote]Quote from Burngate on December 21, 2011, 11:24
Eben: Liz was back here again today. She\'s supposed to be on Holiday.
Confiscate her laptop.
[/quote]

He can\'t hear you - his ear is full of surf!
by walney
Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:14 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: BCM2835 datasheet
Replies: 189
Views: 76212

Re: BCM2835 datasheet

<t>@wantmypi<br/> To speak bluntly, I always find that RANTING and STAMPING MY FOOT gets me exactly what I want. Especially if I am DEMANDING STUFF from people who aren't getting PAID for what they are doing, but are doing something that they believe in (even if you don't). So let's solve this acrim...
by walney
Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1021
Views: 214687

Re: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi

<t>I think that there are 2 potential negatives if it does prove to be a super soaraway success:<br/> <br/> first production units are (from what I understand) done at cost. If there is a need to outsource (as is probably going to be the case) then other board manufacturers are are going to want to ...
by walney
Tue Dec 20, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Passively Cooled Web-Server
Replies: 112
Views: 14539

Re: Passively Cooled Web-Server

Depends what you want to back up (i.e. everything or just some files). Tar is nice and easy, cpio a bit harder. (And they are command line jobs - just stick them in a shell script.)

EDIT: oops - forgot: schedule it automatically with cron
by walney
Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: BCM2835 datasheet
Replies: 189
Views: 76212

Re: BCM2835 datasheet

<r>Quote from bradburts on December 20, 2011, 14:48<br/> Is the GPS so that if I steal your Pi you can locate it? <E>;)</E><br/> <br/> Quote from jamesh on December 20, 2011, 14:39<br/> ...have so far failed to get a USB GPS adapter going...<br/> <br/> Obviously not <E>;)</E> . i would be interested...
by walney
Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:30 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Passively Cooled Web-Server
Replies: 112
Views: 14539

Re: Passively Cooled Web-Server

<r>4 - 6 days usually means business days, and it will be parcel post since it's a reasonably large package. That puts delivery at Thursday/Friday. Which is going to collide with a lot of Christmas post.<br/> <br/> So, look on the positive side. You won't really be missing out because you don't have...
by walney
Tue Dec 20, 2011 9:39 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Passively Cooled Web-Server
Replies: 112
Views: 14539

Re: Passively Cooled Web-Server

Evidence suggests otherwise
:?
by walney
Tue Dec 20, 2011 9:34 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Passively Cooled Web-Server
Replies: 112
Views: 14539

Re: Passively Cooled Web-Server

Errr - no.
by walney
Tue Dec 20, 2011 9:19 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: BASIC - more harmful than useful?
Replies: 899
Views: 154242

Re: BASIC - more harmful than useful?

Quote from tufty on December 20, 2011, 05:26
...Studies please, or it's just "I think that..."


Ahhhh... you mean Wikipedia?

( ;) )
by walney
Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:49 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Passively Cooled Web-Server
Replies: 112
Views: 14539

Re: Passively Cooled Web-Server

<r>Quote from MG2R on December 19, 2011, 22:37<br/> What's wrong with opening up a PSU? I have survived that many times before <E>:)</E> (just make sure the power cable is unplugged!)<br/> <br/> Answer: big assed capacitors - keeping it unplugged isn't going to help. And I doubt if his mum & dad...
by walney
Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Dialler
Replies: 8
Views: 3986

Re: Dialler

I think maybe the Orchid dialler *might* still be available: http://www.smallbusinessteleph.....llers.html
by walney
Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Passively Cooled Web-Server
Replies: 112
Views: 14539

Re: Passively Cooled Web-Server

<t>2 things:<br/> <br/> <br/> it appears that you need the 50m cable with connectors on - the link I posted was for bare cable (but there is another with connectors for about 50p more)<br/> be aware that if you intend to host from home, whatever people download from your site will count in your allo...
by walney
Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Lets prove Liz wrong: 3 cheers for Broadcom
Replies: 84
Views: 13441

Re: Lets prove Liz wrong: 3 cheers for Broadcom

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from Jongoleur on December 19, 2011, 20:14<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> ...but when they come in eighteen and a half minutes late, I\'d dock \'em half a days wages. And NO offers of mulled wine![/quote]<br/> <br/> Just make sure that it\'s not mulled <I><s>[i]</s><B><s>[b]</s>whi...
by walney
Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:14 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Passively Cooled Web-Server
Replies: 112
Views: 14539

Re: Passively Cooled Web-Server

:o
by walney
Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:10 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Passively Cooled Web-Server
Replies: 112
Views: 14539

Re: Passively Cooled Web-Server

If you don't care about case size, here's another one that'll save you a few pounds (and then you can use your ebay vouchers for something else).

http://www.ebuyer.com/108273-c.....-kb-7720bk
by walney
Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Lets prove Liz wrong: 3 cheers for Broadcom
Replies: 84
Views: 13441

Re: Lets prove Liz wrong: 3 cheers for Broadcom

<r>Just read a post today from Liz about people not appreciating the effort & support Broadcom have put in to the project. Well I, for one, <B><s>[b]</s>do<e>[/b]</e></B> appreciate it.<br/> <br/> Given the amount of time & effort that it takes to bring a product like this to fruition, I don...
by walney
Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:06 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Passively Cooled Web-Server
Replies: 112
Views: 14539

Re: Passively Cooled Web-Server

<r>Quote from pupil160 on December 19, 2011, 13:14<br/> Forgot to add, cat5e is the cheapest I can get,<br/> <br/> Saved you some money on the CAT 5 though:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/50M-.....484293269c">http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/50M-.....484293269c</URL><br/> <br/> £5.50<br/> <...
by walney
Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:00 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Passively Cooled Web-Server
Replies: 112
Views: 14539

Re: Passively Cooled Web-Server

<r>Quote from pupil160 on December 19, 2011, 12:08<br/> ...<br/> 1xPI £22.60<br/> ...<br/> so I have £12 left from my £75 budget. Any ideas?<br/> <br/> Sorry to disappoint you, but you have forgotten to add packing & postage and *VAT*. Even if you allow as little as £2.40 for P&P, you are th...
by walney
Sat Dec 17, 2011 10:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: if its good copy it?
Replies: 112
Views: 21935

Re: if its good copy it?

There was a tweet about this on the 12th. See : http://rhombus-tech.net/

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