Simon Browne

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Control JustBoom Player with Flick (REST API)

Flick is a range of add-on boards for the Raspberry Pi, bringing 3D tracking and gesture control in various form factors. These gestures can be associated with specific commands, offering an entire new way of controlling devices. In this guide, we’ll cover the control of the JustBoom Player using gestures with Flick and REST. Both […]

Flick Quick Start and FAQ

The Flick boards are an add on boards for the Raspberry Pi which bring 3D tracking and gesture board that lets you control your I2C enabled devices as if by magic! Flick uses technology that enables the PCB to detect your gestures from up to 15cm away in 3D space. This guide will show you how to […]

Gert VGA 666 Assembly Tips And Gotchas

In this tutorial we are going to look at some tips and gotchas about the Gert VGA 666. Kit contents When you take them out of the bag you will notice that each resistor is clearly labeled. You can refer to the picture below to know where each one goes. There isn’t a particular order in […]

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Bright Pi Quick Start And FAQ

When you purchased your Bright Pi v1.0 kit, you should have received an anti-static bag with some components in it which will require soldering together in order to get the Bright Pi up and running and connected to your Raspberry Pi (or other single board computer or I2C enabled microcontroller). Below we have put together […]

Pi PoE Switch HAT Quick Start And FAQ

The Pi PoE Switch HAT is an add on board for the Raspberry Pi that brings the Pi Supply Switch technology together with PoE all in one fantastic package! You can now power your Raspberry Pi and provide an Ethernet connection in any location with just a single cable. Perfect for removing the clutter of […]

Spiral Speaker Build

The team at Pi Supply was kind enough to send me a Justboom Amp Zero pHAT to play with. The Amp Zero combines both DAC (Digital to Analog Converter) and Amp (Amplifier), making it a great choice for a DIY Pi Zero speaker build. To distinguish this build from the many other existing Pi related […]

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PaPiRus Assembly Tips And Gotchas

In this tutorial we are going to look at some tips and gotchas about the PaPiRus HAT and the PaPiRus Zero ePaper diplays. To open the connector at the back of the PaPiRus board you need to lift the dark brown clip on CN1 by gently allow it to rotate over its hinges until it […]

Raspberry Pi Access Point With PaPiRus And Pi PoE

Ever wanted to build a professional looking Access Point with a Raspberry Pi? The Pi 3 comes with Wi-Fi on board and getting this done has never been easier. This article, published on the MagPi Issue 45, features the new Raspberry Pi 3 and the Pi Supply boards PaPiRus and Pi PoE. Remember that although […]

Build a cloud storage file server with a Raspberry Pi

Build Your Own Cloud Storage File Server With A Raspberry Pi

As time progresses, removable storage is rapidly becoming a thing of the past. USB drives, CDs and SD cards get lost, forgotten and damaged and this is invoking a mass exodus towards the so-called ‘cloud storage’. Most services out there offer a hearty free plan with plenty of disk space for day-to-day use, but the more […]