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by nelson.graham
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: The most stubborn pi3 around. I HAVE GONE UP AND DOWN THE STICKY
Replies: 17
Views: 896

Re: The most stubborn pi3 around. I HAVE GONE UP AND DOWN THE STICKY

rpdom wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:59 pm
nelson.graham wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:19 pm
I have also probed the power and ground pins on the board with a multimeter while using the CanaKit PSU and it read 5.13V and 2.56A.
How did you measure the 2.56A? Where did you put the multimeter probes?
the two outside pins on the micro USB in on the board.
by nelson.graham
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: The most stubborn pi3 around. I HAVE GONE UP AND DOWN THE STICKY
Replies: 17
Views: 896

Re: The most stubborn pi3 around. I HAVE GONE UP AND DOWN THE STICKY

So I have had my Rpi 3 model B for a couple of months now 3B or the newer 3B+ model? If it's the 3B+ you could try booting from a USB flash drive, as suggested above. All I ever get is a red power light and rainbow screen. That means the system is getting enough power to at least fire up the GPU (r...
by nelson.graham
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: The most stubborn pi3 around. I HAVE GONE UP AND DOWN THE STICKY
Replies: 17
Views: 896

Re: The most stubborn pi3 around. I HAVE GONE UP AND DOWN THE STICKY

Grab the Rasbian image, the smaller versions takes less time to write. Etcher it to a USB stick, then try to boot from that. If stick has LED you should see it blink when the Pi accesses the stick. I boot my dev Pi3B+ from a USB caddy 2.5" SSD, no uSD at all. This will work on 3B+ and 3A+ models, o...
by nelson.graham
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: The most stubborn pi3 around. I HAVE GONE UP AND DOWN THE STICKY
Replies: 17
Views: 896

The most stubborn pi3 around. I HAVE GONE UP AND DOWN THE STICKY

So I have had my Rpi 3 model B for a couple of months now and have had on and off stints of trying to get the thing to actually boot. I have been through every FAQ and forum post on the English side of the internet but to no avail, yes that includes the boot sticky. I have been up and down the boot ...
by nelson.graham
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPi 3 Model B will not read anything from SD card
Replies: 1
Views: 126

RPi 3 Model B will not read anything from SD card

I have tried using two different brand new SD cards and my Pi refuses to boot. There is no green light at all, not even a flicker. I have used the official SD card formatter and installed N00bs and also used etcher to write raspbian directly to the card. I am using an official power supply and all I...

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