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Connecting flex cable FFC/FPC [on hold]

How is it possible to connect FFC/FPC (Flat Flexible Cables / Flat printed circuit) to a breadboard, Raspberry or any other device allowing to use it? In my case I have a fingerprint reader. The wire ...
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Connect to Tablet for Display or as a Display unit?

I have an iBall i701 at my spare which I would like to use as the display module. The product link is given below: iBall 1701 Could I use the aforementioned product since it has a HDMI outlet? It ...
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VGA to HDMI Converter

I have a VGA screen I want to buy for the raspberry pi. However since the pi 2 only has hdmi I need a converter. Do you think this will work? Also is there anyway I could use an RCA screen to connect ...
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Stranded connector cables with raspberry pi

Is it safe to use stranded connector cables with raspberry pi? I suspect I blew my last RPi because I used the stranded connectors, don't want to get into the same situation again.
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Raspberry pi 2 has a unified RCA and audio jack. What cable should i use to connect to an analog TV? [duplicate]

A 3.5 mm Male to an RCA Composite 3-pin cable was suggested, but i've read that this sort of cable needs modifications to work with the Raspberry Pi 2. Can anyone please give me a detailed ...
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Pi Permanent Wiring

I want to finalize my Pi project and am concerned about the wire and connectors, gauge, durability, connection. Do you think that I can use the standard pi jumper connectors as a permanent solution ...
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Connect an LCD with Ribbon Cable to Breadboard

I've purchased these two display modules, however, I am lacking the right connectors so that I can connect to my breadboard and to Pi. I would like to know what hardware I should purchase for this ...
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What are the usage of extra available holes in model B

Despite some research on the web, I cannot find the options available from these "opportunity" holes on the Rpi. I probably do not use the proper words to identify them. What is the name for this ...
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How can I use more GPIO ports on the Raspberry Pi?

I am currently planning a project for a course at school which involves using the Raspberry Pi - however I'm worried that I will not have enough GPIO connectors for the inputs and outputs that I will ...
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How to connect single GPIO pins?

I want to connect an IR receiver and a gas meter impluse reader to the GPIO port. I saw those ribbon cables, but they have much more wires than needed. Can I by these small connectors for single ...
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Is it possible to extend the DSI connector?

I want to install my Raspberry Pi in my car. I also want to have a screen visible for the driver while the RPi is somewhere else. So i want to extend it up to 50cm, is that possible?
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What kind of connector do I use for the Pi's GPIO pins?

Does the Raspberry Pi have its own connectors for the 26 GPIO pins? If not what connectors do Pi users typically use for connecting these pins to peripherals?
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What are S2 and S5 connectors for?

On the RasPI there are two ZIF-Connectors S2 and S5. What are they for? I looked at the schematics page 4 - F4 to F8 and assume that S5 could be the camera connector mentioned here. S2 could be some ...