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Archive for March 30th, 2017

Powering Raspberry Pi devices from a Fritz!Box USB connection

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/03/30

I tried to power both Raspberry B+ and Raspberry 2 B devices via the USB ports of both a Fritz!Box 7490 and Fritz!Box 7360.

At first this works, but the Raspberry B+ devices over time would become unstable: not being able to ping and/or boot.

So below are some links on power requirements and powering Raspberry Pi A, B, A+, B+, 2B and zero.

Fazit/TL;DR: use an external power supply when available.

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Posted in *nix, Development, Fritz!, Fritz!Box, Hardware Development, Internet, Linux, openSuSE, Power User, Raspberry Pi, SuSE Linux | Leave a Comment »

Mac OS X – serial communication programs

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/03/30

Some links that helped me getting FTDI USB serial communication to Raspberry Pi systems going:


Posted in Apple, Communications Development, Development, Hardware Development, Hardware Interfacing, iMac, Legacy Ports: COM, Mac, Mac OS X / OS X / MacOS, MacBook, MacBook Retina, MacBook-Air, MacBook-Pro, MacMini, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Power User, Raspberry Pi, USB | Leave a Comment »

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