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by markag
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Guides
Topic: How to - Use the GPIO for Buttons instead of a Teensy
Replies: 97
Views: 81414

Re: How to - Use the GPIO for Buttons instead of a Teensy

Maybe It's a silly question... Do I need to apply 5V power to the buttons to make them function? I breadboarded out a controller with buttons that bridge back from the GPIO pin to ground. Some of the buttons worked, others didn't. I was concerned on those that did not work that I maybe had a wiring ...
by markag
Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Guides
Topic: How to - Use the GPIO for Buttons instead of a Teensy
Replies: 97
Views: 81414

Re: How to - Use the GPIO for Buttons instead of a Teensy

Does this also work for full sized raspberry pi boards (pi 2 or pi 3)?

Looking to build my own handheld RetroPie gaming device with the 7" pi screen. Would be interested in doing GPIO buttons for that to keep the USB ports free and cost down.
by markag
Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: 3d Printing Recommendations
Topic: What 3d Printer do you have?
Replies: 30
Views: 18051

Re: What 3d Printer do you have?

I went with a printer kit from Folgertech (folgertech.com) a couple of years ago for my first printer. I went with their 2020 i3 kit (https://folgertech.com/products/folger-tech-reprap-2020-prusa-i3-full-aluminum-3d-printer-kit). This kit probably isn't the most bang for your buck compared to more r...