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by Thunder__X
Fri Oct 07, 2011 4:03 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 393043

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<t>Quote from PiOfCube on October 4, 2011, 21:59<br/> What about those portable DVD players? No keyboard on it so you would have to either use a screen-keyboard or plug one in.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Shouldn't be too difficult to use the screen.<br/> <br/> Actually, I have a few broken portable dvd ...
by Thunder__X
Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:28 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Guess Whos Back?
Replies: 6
Views: 1603

Re: Guess Whos Back?

Good to have you back mate!
by Thunder__X
Thu Oct 06, 2011 8:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Coburns take on powering the Raspberry Pi via batteries
Replies: 69
Views: 12480

Re: Coburns take on powering the Raspberry Pi via batteries

There are also a good deal of coupons you can use. Currently, I'll be getting $4 off and a free screwdriver set worth $3.49, with a grand total of $23.51 including shipping .
by Thunder__X
Thu Oct 06, 2011 7:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Coburns take on powering the Raspberry Pi via batteries
Replies: 69
Views: 12480

Re: Coburns take on powering the Raspberry Pi via batteries

<r>I just got a circular in the mail a couple days ago from a hardware store pretty close to where I live (Harbor Frieght Tools in the United States), and it has an advertisement for a $12.99 NiMh and NiCd battery charger(which charges all different battery sizes)<URL url="http://www.harborfreight.c...
by Thunder__X
Thu Sep 29, 2011 4:26 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3520
Views: 105862

Re: Introduce yourself!

<t>Greetings everyone, My name is Garrett, I'm eighteen and from the United States. I grew up using Windows, and in the past few years, became obsessed with Linux and the Free Software Movement. Moreover, I have become very interested in how electronics work, vintage television repair, and hardware ...
by Thunder__X
Thu Sep 29, 2011 2:32 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Coburns take on powering the Raspberry Pi via batteries
Replies: 69
Views: 12480

Re: Coburns take on powering the Raspberry Pi via batteries

<t>Quote from ricksl on September 29, 2011, 02:13<br/> I guess NiMh is something to look into, i was under the impression that there were a few flaws, i thought that they needed to be drained close to completely before recharging, and then the issue of possible polarity shifting in the individual ce...
by Thunder__X
Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Coburns take on powering the Raspberry Pi via batteries
Replies: 69
Views: 12480

Re: Coburns take on powering the Raspberry Pi via batteries

<t>Quote from ricksl on September 29, 2011, 00:02<br/> i wouldn't suggest 9volts, not for this application at least, 9volts are actually just 6, 1.5volt cells in series. they are actually called AAAAs and the current capacity of each is less than 1Ah and thats for alkaline chemistry cells, when you ...
by Thunder__X
Wed Sep 28, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Coburns take on powering the Raspberry Pi via batteries
Replies: 69
Views: 12480

Re: Coburns take on powering the Raspberry Pi via batteries

<t>Quote from Coburn on September 20, 2011, 00:08<br/> Funny you should mention that, I have a old 12V battery from one of dad's electric fencers that he gave me as an experiments battery. It's 12v 7Ah, but it's bulky. Not really a good idea for carrying around.<br/> <br/> I will post the list of st...
by Thunder__X
Wed Sep 28, 2011 3:59 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is there a drop dead date on the specs yet?
Replies: 18
Views: 2451

Re: Is there a drop dead date on the specs yet?

I have a feeling that I won't have a R Pi in my hands until December or later. I'm Having the feeling that this gem will sell out before I even get to order one.
by Thunder__X
Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:26 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Logo Competition
Replies: 289
Views: 37709

Re: Logo Competition



My Tongue-in-cheek submission.
by Thunder__X
Mon Sep 26, 2011 3:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: A small screen for the raspberry pi
Replies: 25
Views: 6534

Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

<r>Quote from Zer0Sin on September 25, 2011, 12:26<br/> maybe this touch screen is better?<br/> <URL url="http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors.....35b02fa6b4">http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors.....35b02fa6b4</URL><br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> The only problem I see with that is for the touchscreen to work, you'll ...
by Thunder__X
Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:47 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: A small screen for the raspberry pi
Replies: 25
Views: 6534

Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

<t>Quote from Zer0Sin on September 22, 2011, 22:39<br/> @ vindicator<br/> ok thank you very much, i understand, but i want to create a small netbook for using it in our school. can i connect the battery to the board, too? or do i need another battery?<br/> <br/> do someone have experience with this ...
by Thunder__X
Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:45 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: A small screen for the raspberry pi
Replies: 25
Views: 6534

Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

<r>Quote from akjssdk on September 22, 2011, 19:14<br/> I have found a very cheap and small screen + touchscreen here: <URL url="http://www.ebay.com/itm/4-5-in.....1203wt_716">http://www.ebay.com/itm/4-5-in.....1203wt_716</URL><br/> <br/> Any chance this could work with Raspberry Pi? I don't have an...
by Thunder__X
Thu Sep 22, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: A small screen for the raspberry pi
Replies: 25
Views: 6534

Re: A small screen for the raspberry pi

<r>Quote from TonyD on September 22, 2011, 15:29<br/> Quote from Thunder__X on September 20, 2011, 20:41<br/> Like this?<br/> <URL url="http://www.ebay.com/itm/3-5-TF.....1e62efad5e">http://www.ebay.com/itm/3-5-TF.....1e62efad5e</URL><br/> I've got one very similar and it only supports composite vid...
by Thunder__X
Thu Sep 22, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: HDMI to VGA connector
Replies: 29
Views: 8182

Re: HDMI to VGA connector

<t>Quote from mrbrown on September 22, 2011, 16:33<br/> So I have been looking and I have seen an HDMI to VGA (female) adapter, Its cheap like $4, but they ask for like $15 in shipping. It weighs an ounce I cant see that unless it is next day. So at this point I am looking at a cheap HDMI cable to a...
by Thunder__X
Thu Sep 22, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: If you could order now..
Replies: 151
Views: 24898

Re: If you could order now..

I'll most likely be buying two model b Raspberry Pis, because I told my cousin I would buy him one for his birthday. I hope they don't go out of stock within a day.

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