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  In this video, we'll walk through how to install a TFT LCD screen on on a Raspberry Pi for small form factor or portable projects. This video is an older one that I did for Project Xybernaut, but nothing has changed in the past few months. ...
  For Project Rankin to come alive, I needed it to have some level of audio, but I didn't want to plug some USB solution in or even use the on-board mini jack if I could help it, so I figured out a quick hack to get sound from the Raspberry Pi A+ out to a simple speaker. ...
  Teardown and exploration of how a string of fairy lights/Christmas lights/holiday lights works. Part of the Project Rankin series that intends to build a holiday ornament powered by the AC electricity in a light strand. ...
I needed to pick up some fairy lights for a project, so off to the thrift shop! ...
I can't embed this video for some particular reason, so here is a direct link:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMlImEE0bUU   As part of Project Rankin, I need to be able to convert 120VAC to a more usable 5VDC, so I'll be using a ubiquitous wall wart. However, I want to keep it as clean and tidy as possible, so I need to wire the adapter directly into the project itself. While I've got the case off, I'll walk through the basic components and how an AC adapter works. ...