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by gar374
Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RaspberryPi On/Off Switch Idea
Replies: 81
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Re: RaspberryPi On/Off Switch Idea

I've done something very similar. I've cut a USB cable and spliced a switch and a momentary switch in the middle. For good measure I put a volt meter and ammeter in there too (why not!). works a treat and can be used with anything USB powered. Can be seen here if you're interested - http://www.youtu...
by gar374
Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi Power consumption
Replies: 0
Views: 869

Pi Power consumption

Hi, Not sure if any one will have any interest in this but thought I'd post anyway. My first proper post so please go easy! I was interested to see how much power was used by the Pi both with a non powered hub and a powered hub. I made a wee monitor to show amps/volts as well as having power and res...
by gar374
Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:10 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3536
Views: 112513

Re: Introduce yourself!

Hi, My name is Gareth and I got my first RasPi (model B) at the weekend. I work in IT by trade so IT savvy. I'm into computers (obviously), photography, engineering and mechanics (pretty much anything technical really). I grew up playing games on a Vic 20 and spectrum 48k before the 16 bit revolutio...

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