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The “Cheapo” Ammeter

Figure 1: The “cheapo” ammeter for keeping tabs on SoC/SBC power usage. I have a number of SoC/SBC based “homemade tablets” and “homemade server” boxes that consume anywhere from 300 mA to several amps at 5 VDC.  I wanted an … Continue reading

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Running NetBSD on the Orange Box

Figure 1: The diminutive tablet finally shows its X (click to enlarge). The orange box Pi2 powered tablet is shown running Netsurf on NetBSD in Figure 1. It’s always so hard to get good pics of screens in photos like … Continue reading

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Temperature and Pressure Sensors

With the new Cirrus audio adapter up and running, I turned my attention to the temperature and barometric pressure sensor I had purchased for the “homemade” tablet.  The device, which measures less than an inch square, is the “BMP-180” and … Continue reading

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A collection of SoC Projects

Figure 1: A growing Collection of little Soc/SBC powered computers (click to enlarge). Today, when I visited my own site, I realized how confusing some of the projects may seem, because they reference different boards and things, and it’s a … Continue reading

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Testing the Membrane Pad on the Pi2

Figure 1: Testing the membrane pad on the Pi2 powered “homemade” tablet. The little pull-up board was mounted near the Pi2, so as to make the wires shorter.  It was mounted vertically, in that space between the enclosure’s connecting posts.  … Continue reading

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SDR/Audio/Pi2

Figure 1: The “homemade tablet” is getting cramped. (Click to expand) In figure 2, it can be seen that the little “homemade” tablet is getting quite cramped. Note that I did not mount the Cirrus card on the 40 pin … Continue reading

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