Tag Archives: Nigel Borrington

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, Locating and using the sense-hat.py module

Raspberry pi sense hat modules In my last post I introduced the Raspberry Pi sense hat, a hardware module for the Raspberry pi development board that contains the following hardware. 8×8 RGB LED matrix, five-button joystick, 40 pin pass-through GPIO … 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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Raspberry Pi 3 – A first look

7/3/2016, and this morning I received a Raspberry Pi model 3 in the post from New-IT. It has been unintentionally far to long since I posted here on my blog and receiving the new Raspberry Pi is a great time … Continue reading

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Linux Software Repositories

Linux Software Repositories One of the key strengths of Linux as an Operating system is the large amount of software that is freely available for installation, much like the Android Apps Store but with a greater history. The main difference … 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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Linux Configuration files and the command shell .

In one of my earlier posts I talked about Linux operating systems training and the Linux Professional Institute Study Guide (LIC-1). This study guide is aimed at helping with taking the following Linux Exams : LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification … Continue reading

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