Community posts for Raspberry Pi

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

New Project: The Connected Home: Raspberry Pi Radio Time Machine

Posted on June 18, 2013 at 7:17 PM by MAKE

Do you ever wish you could go back in time and see what life was like before smartphones, tablets, computers and even television? These days we are bombarded with noise signals from every direction, but before television there was only one primary source of media consumption. Radio!

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RPi Geiger Counter

Posted on June 12, 2013 at 5:30 PM by MAKE

pigi-on-raspberry-pi-longterm-bench-testChrono wrote in to share PiGI, a Geiger-Müller breakout board compatible with the RPi. The Raspberry Pi is a perfect platform to be a cheap but very versatile geiger counter. It can be connected to a TV/Monitor to display a nice graphical interface, it can play the nostalgic tak, tak, […]

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10 Hot New Boards to Watch

Posted on June 10, 2013 at 11:02 PM by MAKE

The Arduino YúnOver the last few months there have been a sudden rush of new micro-controller boards onto the market. A lot of that is down to Kickstarter and the appearance of a number slightly tweaked Arduino clones. A lot of them feature some sort of mesh networking, or other wireless capability. Here's ten new boards that have just arrived, or are coming to market real soon, that you should maybe think about for your next project.

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Controlling a Telescope with a RasPi

Posted on June 6, 2013 at 9:00 PM by MAKE

raspiPi1Cristos Vasilas added a Raspberry Pi with camera board to his telescope, and took great video! My rPi camera board arrived from Element14 this week. I was anxious to get it connected to my rover, but once I saw the quality of the image it produced, I decided to use […]

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