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by lightmaster
Sun Mar 12, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Power RPi Zero with modified HDMI
Replies: 6
Views: 2272

Re: Power RPi Zero with modified HDMI

jonathancorrin wrote:Did you ever get this to work?
My HDMI cable didn't have the 14th wire in it at all.
by lightmaster
Fri Oct 28, 2016 8:00 am
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Barebone USB hub
Replies: 4
Views: 1022

Re: Barebone USB hub

aBUGSworstnightmare wrote:http://www.uugear.com/product/zero4u/
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That should work great! Thanks.
by lightmaster
Fri Oct 28, 2016 6:13 am
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Barebone USB hub
Replies: 4
Views: 1022

Re: Barebone USB hub

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3-Ports-USB2-0-HUB-WITH-MINI-5-PIN-CONNECTION-USB-2-0-FOR-PC-LAPTOP-/172253292330 I'm looking for something way smaller. To fit inside the PSP case and have the ports exposed. I'm thinking something like how the Pi itself looks, no plastic flourish or anything. I'm not con...
by lightmaster
Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:49 am
Forum: Interfacing (DSI, CSI, I2C, etc.)
Topic: Barebone USB hub
Replies: 4
Views: 1022

Barebone USB hub

I'm looking to fit a Pi Zero into a PSP case as an emulator, and want to modify the case to have 2 full size USB-A ports on it for external controllers. Also like to have an internal USB port to hide a wifi adapter. Problem is that I can't seem to find a very simple, low profile way of splitting 1 U...
by lightmaster
Thu Jul 21, 2016 5:24 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Power RPi Zero with modified HDMI
Replies: 6
Views: 2272

Re: Power RPi Zero with modified HDMI

So you can power it through the 5v GPIO pin? And assuming my HDMI cable does have the 14th unused wire, the only harm in trying would be that it my be underpowered and crash, but ultimately be undamaged, right? I'm hoping to try to integrate my RPi Zero into a controller and run RetroPie on it, and ...
by lightmaster
Thu Jul 21, 2016 4:15 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Power RPi Zero with modified HDMI
Replies: 6
Views: 2272

Power RPi Zero with modified HDMI

I know you can't use the 5v line in an HDMI cable to power a RPi, however I noticed on the pinout for an HDMI connector that there's an unused pin 14. Would it be possible to open up a HDMI cable and hijack the 14 wire, disconnecting it from both HDMI connectors and wire the TV side into the 5v wore...

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