Community posts for Raspberry Pi

This page, updated regularly, aggregates posts from the Raspberry Pi community.

Dublin Mini Maker Faire This Weekend!

Posted on July 25, 2013 at 8:44 PM by MAKE

GiantArduinoDublin, Ireland's second Mini Maker Faire is set for Saturday, July 27. Last year's event drew 5,500 attendees and 35 maker exhibits. This year's free event promises to be even bigger with more makers. In particular, there's been a jump in the number of fabrication makers who will showing off everything from homemade CNC machines to 3D scanning booths.

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Antique Raspberry Pi Internet Radio

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 6:00 PM by MAKE

r1_small2It seems to be a popular thing to do, turning your Raspberry Pi into a streaming audio player for internet radio stations. However, I’m especially impressed with Florian Amrhein’s Digital Vintage Radio. The Oxford-based maker used the antique dials to control the volume and tune in stations, but the best […]

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RPi Light Painting

Posted on July 16, 2013 at 5:28 PM by MAKE

IMG_2903A couple of years ago, we featured Gavin's super cool LightScythe light-painting staff on MAKE. Since then he's updated the project with a Raspberry Pi and an Open Beam staff, using this Adafruit light-painting tutorial.

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Building a Classic Star Trek Control Panel

Posted on July 11, 2013 at 3:00 PM by MAKE

IMG_0061Scott, Blair, and Bob of the USS Nokomis Star Trek fan club, who also frequent Minneapolis’ Hack Factory, built this control panel for a local science fiction convention. It’s powered by an Arduino, which controls the lights and buttons, and a RasPi, which manages the sound. The Arduino also scans […]

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Maker Camp: Day 4

Posted on July 11, 2013 at 1:00 PM by MAKE

WP3bUshM3mmIcYtpToday is Raspberry Pi day on Maker Camp. What's Raspberry Pi? It's a cheap but powerful little computer that you can use to power in any number of projects. Matt Richardson, MAKE contributing editor and co-author of Getting Started With Raspberry Pi, will be today's special guest. He'll offer a primer in the Pi and talk about a few of his favorite projects.

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