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undercover geeks in here
« on: October 23, 2012, 07:17:16 am »
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Raspberry Pi
An ARM GNU/Linux box for $25. Take a byte!


What’s a Raspberry Pi?

The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It’s a capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. It also plays high-definition video. We want to see it being used by kids all over the world to learn programming.



Raspberry Pi Model B comes as a single board computer, as shown above, and is not cased.

specs
• Broadcom BCM2835 700MHz ARM1176JZFS processor with FPU and Videocore 4 GPU
• GPU provides Open GL ES 2.0, hardware-accelerated OpenVG, and 1080p30 H.264 high-profile decode
• GPU is capable of 1Gpixel/s, 1.5Gtexel/s or 24GFLOPs with texture filtering and DMA infrastructure
• 512MB RAM
• Boots from SD card, running the Fedora version of Linux
• 10/100 BaseT Ethernet socket
• HDMI socket
• USB 2.0 socket
• RCA video socket
• SD card socket
• Powered from microUSB socket
• 3.5mm audio out jack
• Header footprint for camera connectio

You can put debian on it using the following infos

i want one one but dunno what the fuck i would do with it except use it as a toy

Anonymous

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Re: undercover geeks in here
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2012, 12:03:50 am »
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Raspberry Pi
An ARM GNU/Linux box for $25. Take a byte!


What’s a Raspberry Pi?

The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It’s a capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. It also plays high-definition video. We want to see it being used by kids all over the world to learn programming.



Raspberry Pi Model B comes as a single board computer, as shown above, and is not cased.

specs
• Broadcom BCM2835 700MHz ARM1176JZFS processor with FPU and Videocore 4 GPU
• GPU provides Open GL ES 2.0, hardware-accelerated OpenVG, and 1080p30 H.264 high-profile decode
• GPU is capable of 1Gpixel/s, 1.5Gtexel/s or 24GFLOPs with texture filtering and DMA infrastructure
• 512MB RAM
• Boots from SD card, running the Fedora version of Linux
• 10/100 BaseT Ethernet socket
• HDMI socket
• USB 2.0 socket
• RCA video socket
• SD card socket
• Powered from microUSB socket
• 3.5mm audio out jack
• Header footprint for camera connectio

You can put debian on it using the following infos

i want one one but dunno what the fuck i would do with it except use it as a toy

sick.. 'use as toy' is pretty much all the justification an undercover geek needs.. i like the devices similar to this that use surrounding vibrations, sunlight, etc to stay powered without a manmade battery/power source.. i imagine that, in combination with this, could be tons of fun.

why not just buy a bunch, disguise them as a glade plugin, and put them in sensitive areas.

build your own echelon datacenter.

Anonymous

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Re: undercover geeks in here
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2012, 01:36:33 am »
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i want one one but dunno what the fuck i would do with it except use it as a toy

sick.. 'use as toy' is pretty much all the justification an undercover geek needs.. i like the devices similar to this that use surrounding vibrations, sunlight, etc to stay powered without a manmade battery/power source.. i imagine that, in combination with this, could be tons of fun.

why not just buy a bunch, disguise them as a glade plugin, and put them in sensitive areas.

build your own echelon datacenter.
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True, you convinced me lol. Wish it had wifi tho cos then i could put it somewhere and ssh it from my pc. putting it where i have ethernet limits it to being close to the router. which might be ok if i come up with a good use case for it.

cool ideas about powering it with off the grid.. that would be sweet. hmmmmmm.

looked into it and it can be run off batteries

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Yes. The device should run off 4 x AA rechargeable cells, but there may be stability issues as the batteries loose their charge.  Using 4 x AA Alkaline cells will result in 6v and it is therefore recommended to use a voltage regulator.

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The Model A uses only 500mA, or 2.5 Watts, compared to the Model B, which uses only 700mA or 3.5 Watts.

Pretty good power usage figures there. With solar you cud charge a battery during the day, and run it off that at night? that would be pretty much free