Use this tag for any questions about how to safely modify your Raspberry Pi.

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Using other camera modules to build custom webcams

I have three old iPhones (iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and an iPhone 4) that I recovered from family members that were going to throw away. I had the 3GS so out of curiosity I disassembled it and recovered a ...
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Can I upgrade the single USB port on a Model A to two ports, like the Model B?

I am currently using a Model A with a usb hub, but only have two usb devices connected to the hub, and want to reduce the system footprint. Comparing my Model A (rev 2) with my Model B (rev 1) it ...
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Unsoldering elements from from rpi -> can't get solder to melt. Any tips?

So, SD Card connector on my raspberry pi broke down and can't hold the card well enough, so I'd like to solder a new card connector. While I'm at it, I'd also like to remove RCA and audio connectors, ...
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Can I use two raspberry pi to work together and faster?

The computing power of raspberry pi is limited and so is the access speed. I have 2 raspberry pi and was hoping I could somehow connect them together and make them work in parallel to get better and ...
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Using PCI or PCIe Devices

Is it possible to use some sort of adapter, or even to solder a device to the Raspberry Pi board to support PCI or PCI express devices? I'm thinking smaller devices such as NICs or Sound Cards. I ...
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How do I modify my Raspberry Pi to be powered over PoE?

Is it possible to modify the Pi, so that it can receive it's power via Power over Ethernet (PoE)? I would like to be able to power my unit via the ethernet cable, so that I don't have to worry about ...
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What are the overclocking capabilities?

I've not ordered mine (yet!), but I do some overclocking as a hobby to the extent that my netbook, Android phone, desktop, and even my wife's Blackberry are overclocked. Is there potential to ...