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Power regulation circuits on B+ vs 2 (light sensitivity)

I've seen recent articles on the Raspberry Pi 2 being affected by a light source (http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=99042) . Apparently the cause is in the power regulation ...
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What are the Specs of a 2011 Raspberry Pi?

I have a 2011 Raspberry Pi, and after much searching on the internet I cannot seem to find the specs for it. Does anyone have any idea what the main difference between a prototype 2011 Raspberry Pi ...
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What are the improvements included on the Raspberry Pi Model A+

I have just read that there is a new model Raspberry Pi coming called the A+. What are the improvements added to this board and how does it compare with the recently released Model B+? Are there any ...
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B vs. B+ power consumption

I've read several comparisons of the Model B vs. B+, and they mention that one of the benefits of the B+ is it has lower power consumption. With the same processor, and most of the same components, ...
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How can i detect which board i am using through the i2c of the raspberry pi [closed]

I am working on a project where i moved from raspberry pi model B to B+. So i need to change my audio driver to work on both models by doing some GPIO changes . The requirement is, i have to find ...
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How to know which revision the rpi board belongs to using c language program

I need to do some changes in my audio card driver on the raspberry pi board. What I need to do is: I have to check which model board it is and then I have to program the GPIO's based on the revision ...
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What happened to the i2s pins which are in RPI B board and not in RPI B+ board

I'm working on RPI model B board.I've a driver for wolfson audio card,Which uses i2s pins for data transfer.Now i need to work on RPI B+ model.But there are no i2s pins in model B+.What i need to do ...
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Is PiGlow compatible with model B+, and will both fit inside a Pibow?

So, can I use PiGlow with Raspberry Pi B+? If yes, does it fit inside a Pibow enclosure?
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What power supply should be used for the B+ model?

So I'm thinking about purchasing a RPi B+ model, and the Pi website states that the power supply should output 2A through a Micro USB supply. OK, but in terms of volts what should it be? Is 5V ...
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What's the difference between the Model B and B+?

I have a Model B Raspberry Pi, but what are the differences between this and the new Model B+? Also apart from the physical differences, what could I do with a B+ that I can't do with my Model B?
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MVC design patterns and framework for embedded web apps

Embedded web application development is much easier when a standard framework and API is used. With a MVC (Model-View-Controller) as a design pattern for IoT style applications, I have found ...
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Problem installing Ruby on Rails server on Raspberry Pi [closed]

I tried using a Type A RP as a Rails server. Rails installs alright, but bundle install never manages to finish. I think it is due to too low RAM (256 on A model). Does anyone have experience running ...
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Which Raspberry Pi Model for Gaming Console

I recently decided I was going to build a retro gaming console using a raspberry pi as an emulator. Its a fairly popular project which has been discussed in detail in several articles around the web. ...
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Is there an accurate 3D CAD model of the version B board?

I'm making a custom case for the Raspberry Pi and need a CAD model that is accurate to work with. I've seen a few of them on GrabCAD, but I'm uncertain if those are good enough. Are there no official ...
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Desktop Performance of 512MB Model B vs 256MB Model B

My 256MB Model B Raspberry PI failed a few months ago while I was at university, I don't think it liked being shut away in my box of cables. I am going to buy a new PI for some projects I have in ...
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Wifi stopped working after installing bluetooth drivers

Yesterday I had my WiFi adapter working. I took the Raspi home and installed drivers and manager for my Bluetooth adapter. Now, today, WiFi will not work. lsusb returns the device, but it will not ...
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When will the Model A be released?

It is my understanding that only the Model B version of the Raspberry Pi is currently available. What is the expected release date of the Model A version?
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What is the difference between Model A and Model B?

There are hardware differences and peripheral differences. What can be accomplished or run on a Model B that cannot be done with a Model A? Are expansion boards being designed to be compatible with ...