Category Archives: Single board computers

Linux OS and GPIO managment

Please note that this post follows on from : GPIO Part 1 :ARM Development boards and their low-level coding Data-sheets This post is part 2 of A Look at how development boards such as the Raspberry PI allow a developer … Continue reading

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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 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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Windows 10 on the Raspberry pi 2

Microsoft’s Windows 10 IOT core , has been available for the Raspberry pi 2 since around April to May 2015 and brings the Raspberry pi range of development boards into Microsoft “Internet of Things” arena, alongside other such development boards … 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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My first weeks with the Raspberry Pi 2 and using BerryBoot OS Boot loader.

First Month with the Pi 2 and Installing Berry boot on the Raspberry Pi Its been a good month since I received my first Raspberry Pi 2 development board and during this time I have been busy setting it up … 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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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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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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