Community posts for Raspberry Pi

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

New Project: Make-an-Entrance Party Doorbell

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 3:28 PM by MAKE

DoorShot2Next time you host a party, wouldn’t it be great if your guests could choose what kind of entrance to make? The Make-an-Entrance Party Doorbell lets them do just that. It’s a wireless doorbell that has four buttons. Your guests can select between themes you choose, say, royal fanfare, heavy […]

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The TI-Pi – A Raspberry Pi powered TI-99/4A

Posted on August 7, 2014 at 12:01 PM by MAKE

10-finished_productAnyone remember the TI-99/4A? We do. Well not anecdotally, but out of our fondness for retro computing. The TI-99/4A was one of the first home computers (in fact its immediate predecessor, the TI-99/4 was the first 16-bit personal computer), released in 1981. In the style of its later (but more […]

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Raspberry Pi HAT Specification Released

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 9:37 PM by MAKE

HAT-longpinsArduino has shields. BeagleBone has capes. And now Raspberry Pi has HATs. The Raspberry Pi Foundation officially announced their specification for add-on boards for their new Model B+ single board computer, which just started shipping. HAT stands for “Hardware Attached on Top” and is meant to make it easier for […]

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Vintage Internet Connected Radio

Posted on July 11, 2014 at 6:01 PM by MAKE

  This retro radio project brings back old to meet the new. A trendy old radio that plays any music you want, not just the boring stuff that you can get through the radio waves! Using the credit card sized computer, Raspberry Pi–the sky is the limit. To get the best […]

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