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Questions tagged [diy]

For questions relating to building homemade hardware to work with the Pi.

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where to buy the raspberry pi 7" touchscreen display board separately? [closed]

My raspberry pi 7" touchscreen display board black plastic connector (BROWN CONNECTION ABOVE RPI DISPLAY LETTERING) that holds the ribbon to the raspberry pi broke and I am looking for a replacement ...
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Alienware GPU in a rpi will it work? [duplicate]

I obtained an Alienware GPU and was wondering if there was anyway to hook it up to an rpi? GPU I want to use
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Raspberry controlled fraction collector - what would be the best set?

I was thinking about building a self-assembled easy to use fraction collector controlled by raspberry. A Fraction collector is a piece of equipment used in liquid chromatography which has some tubes ...
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Video inputs for screen capture

I want to make the Raspberry Pi to be an external capture device for the PC screen. I don't want to use software on the Windows PC, I want to make the Raspberry Pi some kind of DVR/PVR. Is it possible?...
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Wvdial and 3g Dongle

Hey i'm trying to reach internet trought 3g dongle, i have tried many different variations of wvdial.conf but every time it stucks at same section i have even tried different 3g dongles but even them ...
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Hooking a 12v DC motor directly to GPIO 5v , possible? [closed]

I have this motor : http://www.dx.com/p/gb37-520-12v-70rpm-micro-dc-gear-motor-for-large-torque-robot-silver-362297 It can run (slower) on 5v, which is fine for me Question is, is this possible / ...
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Set custom mouse button actions

How would I set custom mouse button actions on my Raspberry Pi? Here's the idea: I have a Pi with speakers with a mouse dongle connected. I want to dismantle a wireless mouse and use the already ...
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DIY uninterruptable power supply (UPS) for Raspberry Pi Zero

I have several pi-zero boards and I utilize them to monitor environmental conditions (such as humidity, temperature and intrusion) of each room in home. For continuous operation, I want to eliminate ...