Raspberry PI

Forum discussion tagged with Raspberry PI.
  1. Pythonbites

    [SOLVED] Is the Raspberry Pi Model A+ (Original) still a good board?

    I was given an old Raspberry Pi A+ (Original, not 3) by a friend. I was wondering, can you still make cool projects with it? Can you run the latest (or at least a semi-modern) version of raspbian? Or is it just too old nowadays? I wanted to start making small real-world projects that involve...
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    [SOLVED] Will Raspberry Pi 4 Allow for booting OS from USB 3.0 SSD drive?

    Will one be able to boot an OS with the new Raspberry Pi4 from the USB 3.0 port using a SSD External Drive? Is Micro SD card required to boot. Thanks in advance! I do have SSD on my older Pi3 B+, this is supposed to be able to boot from the USB 2.0, I have never been able to get it to boot...
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    Question Designing undergraduate course - what's the most robust microcontroller?

    I'm redesigning an undergraduate introductory circuits course. In the course students design and build an analog front end amplifier, pass it through an ADC, and process the data with their computers. Initially we used the raspberry Pi 3B, which had pretty easy integration as we can give them an...
  4. apiltch

    Info Raspberry Pi GPIO Pinout: What Each Pin Does

    The Raspberry Pi has 40 GPIO pins that connect to sensors, lights, motors and other devices. Here's a map and detailed explanation of what each does. Raspberry Pi GPIO Pinout: What Each Pin Does : Read more
  5. friendstype25

    Question Networking Noob Trying to Utilize Steamlink

    As it stands there is a raspberry pi 3b+ running RetroPie with an experimental Steamlink package installed. This communicates via WiFi to a PC two floors above. There are many devices all on the same router, and as such, Steamlink lags until it crashes or becomes completely unresponsive about...
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    Question A wireless file server... on a boat.

    I live on a canal boat and I would like to build a file server that works with only USB ports. I would like to try and make it wireless. I was thinking to buy a WD My Passport 4TB and then buy a Rapsberry PI and connect the Hard Drive and download the needed software. I just cannot figure out...
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    Question Mobile non internet plex server

    We do a lot of cruises and when we are away we are generally off the grid. Because the TV selection on cruises is pretty rubbish, we have taken to setting up a plex server on an old laptop. This uses a 2tb HDD in place of the optical drive. We have no internet access when on cruises other...
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    Question How do I install After Effects for Raspberry Pi?

    After Effects for Raspberry Pi 3? How do I install After Effects for Raspberry Pi?
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    Question Is the SODIMM slot and pinout for a Raspberry Pi CM3 the same as a standard SODIMM slot/pinout?

    This is kind of based off my previous thread (https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/can-you-use-a-raspberry-pi-cm3-in-a-regular-sodimm-slot-and-create-a-cluster.3468573/#post-20968000), but are the pinouts for a Raspberry Pi CM3 and a DDR2 SODDIMM pinout the same? When examining the pinouts...
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    [SOLVED] Can you use a Raspberry Pi CM3 in a regular SODIMM slot and create a cluster?

    If I had a laptop with more than 1 SODIMM slots, and I took 1 of the SODIMM RAM sticks out and replaced the DDR2 slot with a Raspberry Pi CM3 (https://www.tomshardware.com/news/raspberry-pi-cm3-plus-features-specs,38504.html) (so no compatibility problems there), could I create a cluster with...
  11. How To How to Install Full Windows 10 on a Raspberry Pi

    It’s something almost every Raspberry Pi fan has asked at one time or another: Can it run Windows? Microsoft offers an official build of Windows 10 IoT for the Raspberry Pi, but that OS is just for building maker projects and doesn’t have the ability to run regular apps or the traditional...
  12. News I Ran Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi So You Don't Have To

    Using a set of hacks, you can run full Windows 10 on a Raspberry Pi board, but the user experience leaves a lot to be desired. Read more here. AVRAM PILTCH @apiltch Avram Piltch is Tom's Hardware's editor-in-chief. When he's not playing with the latest gadgets at work, you'll find him taking...
  13. News You Can Now Run Windows 10 on the Raspberry Pi 3

    Raspberry Pi is finally ready for the full Windows 10 experience. A new installer lets you put Windows 10 on Arm, including the Pi. And it's made by the same people who got Windows 10 on Arm onto Lumia 950 and 950 XL handset. Windows Latest first reported the news. Read more here. ANDREW E...
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    Question Ram performing way below expectation

    I recently purchased new ram (Corsair Vengeance LP 2 x 8gb ddr3) and replaced my other two sticks as it was suggested. Here is a link to my benchmark https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/15383665 I have some knowledge of pc's but not too much p.s: I know my CPU is bottle necking my GPU...
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    Thermal Paste Leak. Is this fine? Pic

    I dropped a bit of thermal paste on the bottom side of the CPU. It looks like this picture. The blue lines are the excess paste that fell off as I moved the paste away from the CPU. I should have moved it away upwards but i was ignorant.the green circle is just there to aid in helping look for...
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    Did I just buy a dead cpu?

    So I’ve just started building a pc and have only the basics installed which should allow me to enter the bios but alas after all the troubleshooting I still can not get it to boot for more than half a second.. All brand new gear.. MB: Gigabyte B360M D3H CPU: Intel i7 770 AIO: fractal celsius...
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    R9 280x unstable at default clock speeds. Display crashing and recovering

    Hi there, It's been a long few days of pc problems that simply started out as a shadow issue on a certain game, and after way too much messing about, I thought I had ruined this XFX R9 280X when it would immediately crash on every game. After of a long list of experiments and wiping away the...
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    AMD Northbridge error, random restarts.

    A friend of mine has issues with his pc, it constantly restarts on its own It experiences the same error every time. ''A fatal hardware error has occurred. Component: AMD Northbridge The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x00000124 (0x0000000000000000...
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    Is my psu enough?

    I wanted to put a gtx 730 in my pc but I didnt know if my psu was enough for it,wanted to make sure before ordering.
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    South Korean Banks Accuse Newegg, ASI Of Ponzi Scheme

    Every system builder knows Newegg. The retailer is a popular source of components, peripherals, and other technological goodies. Soon it might be famous for another reason—allegedly helping Moneual fraudulently raise $3 billion in financial backing. South Korean Banks Accuse Newegg, ASI Of...