Category Archives: RaspberryPi

Need an opensource electronics project, check codemade.io first

Its like a cross between instructables and thingiverse for electronics.  Mostly mod’s to things like arduinos and RPis for electronics. http://lifehacker.com/codemade-is-a-big-collection-of-open-source-electronics-1789750030 sample https://www.codemade.io/search/camera

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Neat RPi build

This is a pretty neat build.  Its a RPi zero with wifi, battery, and a pull out keyboard.  Oh and screen.  Seems to be a bit bigger than a mint box thought. This Pi-Powered Linux Terminal Is the Size of … Continue reading

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Can’t find a Pi Zero, try the pilocator

Someone created a website to show you which places had stock in RPi Zeros (including the new one).  It has been difficult to find the RPi Zero (I had to get mine from Canada, !@#$ duty cost more than anything … Continue reading

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CHAP: a cheap arm robot

Interesting build  I haven’t dug too much into it, but it looks like a simple and cheap mobile robot arm. CHAP: Low-Cost Tele-Operated Mobile Manipulator main site: https://mobile-chap.github.io/Web/

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Build your own TOR Server with an RPi

Only issue I have with this is it could affect your speed…but then again security doesn’t come for free. http://lifehacker.com/how-to-anonymize-your-browsing-with-a-tor-powered-raspb-1793869805

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Add an external antenna to a RPi Zero (W)

The new RPi Zero has build in wifi, but from the sounds of it, the built in antenna is a bit lacking.  SO the author found the board has the spot for an external connection, you just need to get … Continue reading

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Add a power button to your RPi

Good idea, beats having to ssh in and shut the system down each time.  Its interesting the author went thru the GPIO pins, I was under the impression the RPi had a pin out somewhere that you could solder a … Continue reading

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Another nice picture frame image build

Nice build with a homemade frame and a monitor with RPi http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Wall-Calendar-and-Home-Information-Center/?ALLSTEPS

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Adafruit has a $15 board for making RetroPi’s

If you want to convert an Raspberry Pi into an arcade, Adafruit has a board called the Arcade Bonnet for $15.  Of course you have to buy your own joysticks, buttons, speakers…etc etc etc.  Oh and of course there is … Continue reading

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Nice coffee table build to RPi Arcade

Only thing that is a little different is the use of a VESA mount to attach the Monitor.  Me…I would build it into the table. http://lifehacker.com/how-to-create-the-ultimate-tech-infused-retro-arcade-co-521331796

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