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PiFace Shim

Posted by mcb1 Top Member Feb 20, 2015
GPIO Access For some time now anyone with a Raspberry Pi and an add-on board has struggled with access to the unused GPIO pins.   Back when the PiFace Digital was first released, I suggested this as an option. http://www.element14.com/community/roadTestReviews/1452      photo source    3 minions (me, myself and I)   While it suited at the time, adding the single row headers is not something that everyone can tackle, and access is only when y ...
Hi Guys,   Just finished the upgrade of the Raspberry Pi  Nin10do gaming console.We will remove the old Pi B+ model and change it for the new 2 model.   I finished this 3d printed Nin10do console last month: video (Dutch language with ENG subs)     The improvements are massive! The boot-up time is now 27 in stead of 50(!) seconds. Also no more extensive overclocking necessary!   At the end of the video we will play a little MK2 to test the speed.   Si ...
shabaz

OpenPi Hardware Review

Posted by shabaz Top Member Feb 15, 2015
Introduction OpenPi is a KickStarter that is to be used as an IoT ‘hub’. It is a gateway device containing a sub-1GHz transceiver and a Raspberry Pi Compute module in on a custom pcb. The block diagram here shows what it is all about (voltage regulators etc not shown): It is a Raspberry Pi Compute in a plastic enclosure, along with a sub-1GHz wireless transceiver module and a real time clock (RTC). It has internally-facing full-size USB sockets which are pre-populated with an 802 ...
WirelessThings (formally Ciseco) have launched their IoT product based around a Pi Compute Module. OpenPi, is wireless computer for inventors, makers and coders; to demo, prototype and sell physical products that run software. The EagleCAD files are Open Source (CC BY) which means those who want to modify the design can do easier much easier than ever before and use in whatever way they desire, either commercially or not.   More details, on the OpenPi website here: http://wirelessthings.n ...

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