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Andrew Back

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Freelance Consultant | AB Open

Open source (hardware and software!) advocate, Treasurer and Director of the Free and Open Source Silicon Foundation, organiser of Wuthering Bytes technology festival and founder of the Open Source Hardware User Group.

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Andrew Back

Wireless

1 week ago

Building a Digital Mobile Radio Repeater Part 3: Cabling

Cabling power switching and distribution, plus interfacing and Raspberry Pi control.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

1 month ago

Exploring Ethereum with Raspberry Pi Part 3: Transacting on our Private Blockchain

Transferring funds, mining Ether and executing smart contracts.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

2 months ago

Building a Pi Powered Wireless Label Printer

Combining a Raspberry Pi and a Brother QL-700 to create a self-contained wireless label printer complete with an integrated web based label designer.

8 comments
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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

3 months ago

Building the Google Open Nsynth Super

A Raspberry Pi and machine learning powered instrument for generating new unique sounds that exist between different sounds.

4 comments
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Andrew Back

Wireless

3 months ago

Building a Digital Mobile Radio Repeater Part 2: Radios, Enclosure, Raspberry Pi and Power

Adding UHF radios with cooling, a Raspberry Pi for the MMDVM host, plus power distribution and neatly packaging it all in a rack mount enclosure.

3 comments
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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

4 months ago

Exploring Ethereum with Raspberry Pi Part 2: Creating a Private Blockchain

Setting up a brand new test network with preallocated funds and peering nodes.

2 comments
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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

4 months ago

Building Custom Remote Sensing Platforms with the Pi 3 Model B+

PoE capable Pi provides excellent foundations for custom remote sensing platforms.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

4 months ago

Building a Remote SDR with the Pi 3 Model B+ and SDRplay RSP2

Putting the radio where the antenna is with a PoE capable Pi and low cost SDR receiver.

1 comments
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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

4 months ago

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B vs. 3 Model B+

What's in a plus? A side-by-side comparison of the latest Pi and its predecessor.

2 comments
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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

4 months ago

A Pi-Powered Plan 9 Cluster

Building a 4-node cluster for experimenting with the distributed operating system.

2 comments
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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

5 months ago

My Raspberry Pi Thinks It’s a PDP-8!

Constructing the PiDP-8 minicomputer front panel for SimH.

18 comments
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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

5 months ago

Exploring Ethereum with Raspberry Pi - Part 1: Getting Started

Installing and running an Ethereum blockchain client on a Pi 3 Model B.

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