Clone your micro SD directly on RPi by PiHost Support on 2016-11-28

It is always a good idea to have a backup of your micro SD for at least 2 main reasons:  AC Power failure could cause your RPi to corrupt files on the SD if it was busy writing during the power failure.  For the adventurers between us that like to tinker/hack/add to the Pi all […]

 Understanding Breadboards by Barend on 2017-01-10

Understanding Breadboards Introduction Breadboards are one of the most fundamental pieces when learning how to build circuits. In this tutorial, you will learn a little bit about what breadboards are, why they are called breadboards, and how to use one. Once you are done you should have a basic understanding of how breadboards work and […]

 GPIO V2.04 using GPIO Zero by Barend on 2017-01-12

GPIO IO Board using “GPIO Zero” in Python     Introduction This Guide covers the necessary basics of getting your PiShop supplied kit up and running so you can start enjoying it as soon as possible. This installation Guide assumes the following to be true: You have purchased a kit from PiShop, either directly or […]

 RFID RC 522 On the Raspberry Pi 3 by Barend on 2017-01-13

Using the RFID RC552 on the Raspberry Pi3         A bit of History:   The Exact roots of where radio frequency identification technology came from is a bit blurry. But it all points to the same place: World war II. Radar was used to detect planes approaching, and warn the gunners to get ready […]

 8-Way joystick by Barend on 2017-01-18

The 8-way joystick     So why 8 way, but only 4 sensors??   To give you a bit of background… Even though the joystick has only has 4 inputs. It is still referred to as an 8 way joystick, as I will now explain:       If we look at the main inputs […]

 Fitting hammer headers on your Zero or pHAT by Barend on 2017-10-05

Please note: we can’t be held responsible for any damage that you may cause to your Pi Zero, pHAT, fingers, or headers while fitting them. If you follow our guide carefully then you should be fine. If this worries you, then get yourself a soldering iron instead!   Below is a short tutorial on using the […]