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Gizmo 2 – The New Batch

Posted by shabaz Top Member Dec 27, 2014
Introduction The Gizmo 2 is an ultra-small computer that fits in the palm of the hand and is the successor to the earlier Gizmo from GizmoSphere. Unlike a lot of single board computers, this one contains a 64-bit CPU (x86-64 compatible - actually an AMD64 device) and an open source, standards compliant BIOS. There are some advantages to this – you don’t really need to build your own Linux image because there are plenty of distributions that can be instantly downloaded and used. Some ...

ADC on the Odroid

Posted by mconners Top Member Dec 23, 2014
One of the biggest features that the ODROID-C1 (odroid, from now on) has that is different than the Raspberry Pi B+ is the ADC. This is a welcome addition and will allow you to interface with analog sensors in a very simple way.   I figured I would use a photocell since I just finished doing a photocell blog project for the B+, so everything was in place.   The first thing I did was log into my odroid, and from my home directory type the following commands:   git clone https:// ...

ODroid - Oh Boy!

Posted by mconners Top Member Dec 22, 2014
I recently picked up one of these little ODROID C1 development boards and i have to say I couldn't be happier!   It's a Quad Core ARM dev board based on the Amlogic S805 Cortex A5 processor with a Dual Core Mali 450 GPU. It comes with 1 GB of RAM and can can boot from 2 sources eMMC and Micro SD. $36.95 US.   It's layout looks very similar to the Raspberry Pi+, and it is almost the same size. Here is a picture of the 2 side by side:     Some of the features: 4 USB Host ...

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