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by incidentals
Fri Apr 22, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Oregonscientific LW301 weather station
Replies: 14
Views: 12077

Re: Oregonscientific LW301 weather station

if you are still interested you can get to the live page through html using a script to put username and password and then press button. if you only have a single weather station it will be displayed and you can scrape the page for data. you can use vba or python or even php to get the textboxes fil...
by incidentals
Thu Mar 12, 2015 1:10 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Idea2: Pi driven washing machine
Replies: 7
Views: 7886

Re: Idea2: Pi driven washing machine

so did anyone ever do the washing machine thing? I may need to rebuild an industrial machine and the pi fits the BILL nicely. Would love to know what has been don so far. BTW the 12v versions of the inlet valves are murder on the pocket money, you might want to think about rewinding the coils yourse...
by incidentals
Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:47 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: collaborator on simple project
Replies: 3
Views: 1547

Re: collaborator on simple project

Happy to have a look at your Idea.
by incidentals
Thu Jul 25, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Act LED blinks 8 times no video
Replies: 63
Views: 21736

Re: Act LED blinks 8 times no video

I had the same problem and thought the board was a duffer... on finding the first 8 out of fifteen new boards also failed there had to be a global problem. I expected a warning in the box about big changes and anything that must be done but found nothing! The problem was simply that the Original OS ...
by incidentals
Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Input on Programming Languages
Replies: 19
Views: 4516

Re: Input on Programming Languages

I have been writting "Complete" programs in VB since VB3 and they are used in the real world (Paid for) vb is a language that removes the need to draw all of the controlls and makes the final gui environment very easy to build. I have also build a number of VBA programs and they too are real world -...
by incidentals
Thu Sep 27, 2012 3:32 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: The 2012-09-18 Raspbian image does not boot
Replies: 60
Views: 11311

Re: The 2012-09-18 Raspbian image does not boot

to continue with my sd card making problems... I have successfully used the berryboot image, formatting an sd card to fat and selecting the contents of the berryboot zip to the card - following the updating and the selection of wheezy it all went swimmingly. My problems are because of the architectu...
by incidentals
Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:06 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: The 2012-09-18 Raspbian image does not boot
Replies: 60
Views: 11311

Re: The 2012-09-18 Raspbian image does not boot

[mix] thankyou for the simplified reply... this is a little more like the reply a newbee needs, unfortunately even you have slipped into the not so newbee helper though. your first point is welcome, but i fear of no use until I get the machine up and running. Your description of how ( proprortions a...
by incidentals
Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: The 2012-09-18 Raspbian image does not boot
Replies: 60
Views: 11311

Re: The 2012-09-18 Raspbian image does not boot

I am a complete newbee here... I am having problems just getting a clone of the preinstalled card. I have tried all of the online hints and tips. I am a windows guy so I like drag and drop and copy and paste - all of which do not go well with the sd card images. As I have arrived on the scene late i...

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