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The gertboard is an expansion for the Pi. This is for questions pertaining to the board, and about programming using the board.

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I2C Gertduino + Raspberry

I am struggling to install the I2C properly. When I connect the rpi with the gertduino and set the jumpers for the atmega48p I only have two entries in the matrix from i2cdetect -y 1: 10b: UU 30b: ...
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Raspberry Pi with gertduino to use the rtc

I just setup my raspberry pi with the gertduino and I tried the given blink example. It works fine and now I wanted to use the rtc from the gertduino to set the time from the raspberry. How ever I ...
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startx command fails after deleting /tmp folder

Okay, I have done something strange which prevents my RPi from entering a graphical environment. I was messing around with my Gertboard and was in the process of configuring the ATMEGA 328P ...
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Raspberry Pi + Gertduino

I realize this might not be a typical RPi question. However, I have a RPi with a Gertduino plugged into the GPIO headers. I can use the wrapper program_328 for avrdude to upload a precompiled ...
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Choosing RC car motor that can be driven with Raspberry Pi

INTRODUCTION I went off and bought this cheap aluminum robotics platform located below. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008Q47VKE/ref=pe_385040_30332190_TE_M3T1_ST1_dp_1 Long story short these motors ...
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Gert Board voltage on J7 is nearly 4 volts, is this a problem?

The Pi is plugged into a wall wart and the gert board is connected. I'm having trouble getting the ATMega chip to configure so I can use it and so I started checking some voltages on the board. ...
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5V TTL output from a Gertboard?

I have just got hold of an assembled Gertboard, and I'm thinking of various useful things I can do with it... I happen to work in a neuroscience lab where we use a lot of equipment that can be ...
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Gertboard & pi-face, what are the major differences, and what could you use them for?

I haven't tracked down a lot of information on this on the web, and the previous notable difference of the Gertboard being DIY no longer holds. The kind of answers I'm looking for: "If you want to do ...
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Anyone have tutorials on how the Gertboard can be utilized? or demos?

I just purchased a gertboard and wanted to see what others have done with it. Are there any good tutorials of how this works and how I can tap into it via the shell.
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Checking voltage on the J7 3.3v pin on Gertboard causes Pi to Reboot?

Is it normal for the procedure (drawn from the Gertboard assembly manual) for testing the 3.3v power on J7 to reboot the Pi? It's very consistently causing it to power cycle or at least to reboot from ...