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Re: [Electronics_101] Anyone have MCM Electronics coupon codes?

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  • mark hubrich
    I believe only certain pins will act as usb host directly. I know the Mbed board is like that. Don t have the RasPi yet. I keep meaning to get one of those.
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 8, 2013
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      I believe only certain pins will act as usb host directly. I know the Mbed
      board is like that. Don't have the RasPi yet.

      I keep meaning to get one of those.
      On Feb 7, 2013 7:18 PM, "Reese" <reeza@...> wrote:

      > **
      >
      >
      > Just a shot in the dark, does anyone have MCM Electronics coupon
      > codes for discounts?
      >
      > I plan to get a few (2 or 3) Raspberry Pi boards, configure them
      > to connect to my wireless router, and connect a webcam to them.
      >
      > The OS (Linux) will be running the motion daemon and when motion
      > is detected, stills and perhaps video will be uploaded to a remote,
      > 'net-accessible server. I may even try sending out an alert via
      > email or SMS/text.
      >
      > On-topic content, ideally I'd like to fit the cam into the same
      > enclosure. Since webcams typically come with long-ish cords, what
      > difficulties might I anticipate shortening the cord and perhaps
      > even connecting the wires directly to the board where the USB
      > socket is mounted? Or maybe I can connect the webcam to the GPIO
      > header instead of to the USB port? I wonder, might there be a
      > performance hit with that route. I need to read up on that.
      >
      > Reese
      >
      >
      >


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