Category Archives: Development board hardware

Device IRQ’s (interrupt requests) a Definition.

Definition of : IRQ (interrupt request) An IRQ (interrupt request) value is an assigned location in memory where the computer can expect a particular device to interrupt it when the device sends the computer signals about its operation. Note that … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi light sensor controlled LED lamp Project

Project Plans and notes I am currently working on a background PI project to replace the on/off switch on a desktop LED lamp that I needed to repair. The Lamp is made by electronics company called “AM Tech” and cost … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi GPIO programming

GPIO – Starting from the pins up During the last week of study I have spent a lot of time looking at many online references that relate to Coding for GPIO input and output on the Raspberry PI along with … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi development projects and GPIO coding

Ever Since the launch in early 2015 of the Raspberry Pi 2 and followed one year later in early 2016 with the Pi 3, the Raspberry PI development board is now with out question a fully usable desktop computer, provided … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 7inch HDMI LCD screen and case, Setup and installation

This week I received and installed one of the final elements for my Raspberry pi 3 project , a 7 inch LCD touch screen from Waveshare.com , this is a great addition to my Raspberry pi hardware. it can also … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Sense Hat

Having installed and configured my new Raspberry pi 3 this week, I am ready to start my first project with it. At the same time as I purchased the Pi-3 I also purchased the Raspberry Pi Sense hat, so I … Continue reading

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ARM (SOC – system on a chip) CPU’s , Programming from the ground up …….

Having spent the last three weeks deep in programming language study, reclaiming some C++ and Assembly language skills, I am more than overdue a post here 🙂 These three weeks however have prepared me very well to start sharing some … Continue reading

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Radxa Rock and Banana pi BPI-M2 quad core single-board computers

Two new Additions to my Arm processor Linux development project …… During the last two week I have managed to add two more ARM based Development boards to my Linux OS development Project , the first being the Banana Pi … Continue reading

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Piface in a case.

Piface in a case During the week I received the very exciting “Piface Digital 2” I/O interface board from New-IT in the UK. It was clear while setting up the card with the Raspberry Pi b+ that the two together … Continue reading

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Reaching out to the real world : The Pi-face Digital 2

Reaching the real world The fundamental difference between a standard Tablet a Laptop or Desktop computer and a development board system is a little harder to define than you may think ! After all most of the components on a … Continue reading

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