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    Hiya,

    I, like many, would like to do something with the Raspberry Pi when it's available. I want a small 3-4 inch screen, which I'm having no trouble finding, but I want a very low voltage one, which I am having trouble finding. Does a 5v screen with an S-Video connector exist? 5v screens must do as I believe that is what is in mobile phones? If not then they're 3.3v aren't they?

    Anyone know where I can get one? As far as I can see, the cheap ones on eBay are all 12V.

    Thanks

    Stuart

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    how about using 12v display and then have a voltage regulator to lower the voltage for the pi ?

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    I know that @Turbo-FB has been making trips to Maplins for a USB solar panel to run his off, and he may be the person to ask as regards to low powered accessories.

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    If anyone is developing for the Pi or wants to you can get a VM here:

    New Raspberry Pi development vm version 0.2 Executing Gummiworms

    Gareth

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    Quote Originally Posted by garethedmondson View Post
    If anyone is developing for the Pi or wants to you can get a VM here:

    New Raspberry Pi development vm version 0.2 Executing Gummiworms

    Gareth
    Thanks Gareth,

    This is great news.

    Liam Fraser will be writing a new sets of tutorials and trainiing resources next week that could be used with this VM:

    Liam Fraser - www.frambozenbier.org - raspberry pi homebrew news and tutorials

    check back next week to see the new ones, or view his existing tutorials here:

    Kanal von RaspberryPiTutorials - YouTube

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    For some reason that link didint work correctly, trying again:

    Liam Fraser - www.frambozenbier.org - raspberry pi homebrew news and tutorials


    "frambozenbier.org/index.php/tutorials/authors/liam-fraser"

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    I'm looking forward to running RISC OS 5 on mine!

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    Any idea what sort of current a small 12v display would draw?

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    Places like cool components (or other robotic/tech suppliers) might be of some help or it might be too basic (if you want a plug in 5v with a HDMI connection etc). Trouble here might be that Pi is perhaps aimed more at 'plug and play' whereas good supplies of components like small displays are aimed at things like Arduino/Pic based systems which are a short boat ride from plug and play (possibly including a capsize).

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