Category Archives: Hardware construction

New development projects for 2018 – SQL Data-base management, Psion Series 5 second life, Element 14 PiDesktop

I have three news Development projects and Study areas that I have been working on in January 2018 as follows: Asus Tinker Board SQL Data base server. Almost all computer based projects including those in the Makers community at some … 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 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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PiFace Control and Display

PiFace Control and Display The Piface control and Display was the Final hardware item I needed to get going on implementing the Raspberry Pi ( Python and C++ ) Projects that I have in mind. Just like the PiFace Digital … Continue reading

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Andriod 4.4 on a HP 550 Laptop, Second Life Projects….

Android Development and Second life projects As part of my up upskilling projects, something I have been wanting to complete for a while is to port Andriod 4.4 KitKat to ether a Desktop or Laptop PC. To do so opens … Continue reading

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Well it is here , The Piface Digital 2 – I/O board.

As ever, a part I ordered from NEW_IT in the UK arrived with lighting speed this morning !!! With just lunch time available, I had a quick but very successful go at installing the Piface board onto my Raspberry pi … 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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Completed the Raspberry pi b+ Build

Raspberry Pi Model b+ Yesterday I completed the construction of the Raspberry Pi model b+ system board, as the second (Hardware) part of the project I am putting together it is actually the main system board I am interested with … Continue reading

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Cubie-truck Construction

Cubietruck Construction During this week my main aims in building some computer related projects and developing any related skills are to finish the construction of two developments board systems (The Cubie-truck and Raspberry pi ), including the selection and install … Continue reading

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