Author Archives: Matt
Saturday 6th December 2014 saw the first “Pi Wars” hosted as part of the Cambridge Jam. This is a hugely popular event held at the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.
I recently got sent one of Lumsing’s latest USB power banks. As it coincided with the release of the Model A+ I thought it would be a good opportunity to see just how long the battery could run the latest … Continue reading
In my previous “My Portable Raspberry Pi HDMIPi Build – Part 1” article I presented my portable Pi system based around an HDMIPi screen. It had various features and I wanted to create a record of everything I configured and … Continue reading
The HDMIPi is a 9 inch screen and enclosure specifically designed for the Raspberry Pi. It was funded through a successful Kickstarter campaign. The screen has a native resolution of 1280×800 and the driver board provides two HDMI inputs.
The new RAVPower RP-PB13 is the second RAVPower battery in my collection and at 14000mAh it is also the largest. It packs in a massive 14000mAh of battery capacity which should be enough for even the most ambitious of Raspberry Pi projects!
It’s early days at the moment but within the first week of the Model A+ release the community has been busy creating custom cases. Pimoroni were quick off the blocks with a variation of their popular PiBow case. Not to be … Continue reading
In Part 1 and Part 2 of this set of articles I explained how I made a simple video recording device with the Raspberry Pi, a camera module and a plastic case. It’s simple enough to be mounted wherever you … Continue reading
Following on from Part 1 I’ll explain how you can install the Python software and get your own Video Capture Unit up and running.
One hundred and fifty posts later I decided I should really complete a project I’ve been thinking about ever since I got my first Pi. That is a simple video capture unit that would be able to record video, in a … Continue reading