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by gregeric
Thu Mar 08, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: RS232 Breakout Board
Replies: 32
Views: 19398

Re: RS232 Breakout Board

Gert's talking about p102 of the BCM2835 ARM Peripherals datasheet. On consulting the RPi wiki I'm not sure GPIO16 is brought out to the header!? The wiki has example c code for setting up GPIO alt's.
by gregeric
Thu Feb 02, 2012 1:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SPDIF?
Replies: 39
Views: 41865

Re: SPDIF?

Does your HDMI-connected monitor or TV have optical out? That should route 5.1 to TOSLINK, thereafter you can use a cheap TOSLINK -> SPDIF adapter, or maybe your amp has optical in?
by gregeric
Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:40 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What was your first computer?
Replies: 440
Views: 168838

Re: What was your first computer?

<r>Jongoleur said: <br/> <br/> <br/> gregeric said: <br/> <br/> <br/> "….However, the earliest Acorn, the Acorn System 1 ( <URL url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorn_System_1">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorn_System_1</URL> ), also a "bareboard computer conceived in Cambridge" has a better claim...
by gregeric
Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What was your first computer?
Replies: 440
Views: 168838

Re: What was your first computer?

<t>My interest was piqued by ads for the Science of Cambridge MK14 in electronics mags. As a bareboard computer conceived in Cambridge, surely that's the forerunner of the Pi?<br/> <br/> Never saved up enough to buy one, then along came the Ohio Scientific Superboard II (cf UK101) which I enjoyed ha...
by gregeric
Sat Jan 21, 2012 10:24 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Pi Present
Replies: 0
Views: 651

Re: Pi Present

not a populated PCB, but a nice one nonetheless!

by gregeric
Fri Dec 02, 2011 10:33 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3562
Views: 126488

Re: Introduce yourself!

<t>Hello all. Can't wait to get my hands on one of these. Self-taught, starting with an Ohio Scientific Superboard II aka UK101, hacking the board's hardware & firmware (6502 assembly). Next enjoyed arexx on the amiga, then learnt a little c on the pc. Can see this being massive - cheaply turnin...

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