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PiArm review

Reading Time: 3 minutes You’ll need a spare hour or two to assemble the arm, using a large array of parts and different-sized screws. While the assembly guide booklet is well illustrated (and there’s a video guide online), we found a few confusing discrepancies, including an annoying bit where we assembled a section, only to have to dismantle it […]

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ALBATROS radio astronomy Product Showcase

Reading Time: 5 minutes ALBATROS is one of our favourite daft things in science: a backronym. It was originally created to mean ‘Array of Long Baseline Antennas for Taking Radio Observations from the Subantarctic’, as it started on the island of Marion which has a lot of albatrosses. “We want to make a map of the sky at low […]

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Build a 4K media player in The MagPi issue 87

Reading Time: 3 minutes We asked Raspberry Pi specialist Wes Archer to run through the ideal build for a media player. Wes shows us the right hardware to buy, including cases, cables, and remote controls. He then walks through the LibreELEC setup process. Going above and beyond the basic setup, our Build a 4K Media Player feature demonstrates how […]

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Win one of five SmartiPi Touch 2 cases!

Reading Time: < 1 minute Save 37% off the cover price with a subscription to The MagPi magazine. Try three issues for just £5, then pay £25 every six issues. You’ll save money and get a regular supply of in-depth reviews, features, guides and other PC enthusiast goodness delivered directly to your door every month. Subscribe

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Powerful Raspberry Pi Projects: part III

Reading Time: 6 minutes Radical robots We couldn’t leave our little robotic friends out of our powerful projects round-up, now could we? Robot Dinosaurs Maker: Dr Lucy Rogers It’s not often dinosaurs are disappointing, but when the animatronic dinosaurs of the Isle of Wight theme park Blackgang Chine kept failing, Lucy came to the rescue. Retrofitting the bespoke mechanics […]

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Steam Link on Raspberry Pi 4

Reading Time: 2 minutes Essentially, it’s a local network streaming service that allows you to stream games from a gaming PC to another computer hooked up to a screen. There used to be dedicated hardware for this, but it has been available for Raspberry Pi (and other hardware) for a while now. With the release of Raspberry Pi 4 […]

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25 Powerful Raspberry Pi Projects: part II

Reading Time: 4 minutes Creative pursuits Etch-a-Sketch Art With Python Maker: Sunny Balasubramanian A classic toy featuring in many people’s childhoods, the Etch-a-Sketch allows you to draw pictures without making a mess, then wipe the board with a satisfying shake. Sunny used servos and a Raspberry Pi to take control of the dials, then used edge-finding image filters to […]

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Raspberry Pi 4 vs Raspberry Pi 3B+

Reading Time: 5 minutes Raspberry Pi newcomers ask us to explain the difference between Raspberry Pi 4 and the older Raspberry Pi 3B+ models. Obviously, Raspberry Pi 4 is one better, but you can pick up a Raspberry Pi 3 for less money (and it’s more frequently found on sale). So should you buy the new Raspberry Pi 4, […]

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TERMINATOR: DARK FATE FILM FANPACKET VERLOSUNG

Reading Time: < 1 minute Linda Hamilton (“Sarah Connor”) und Arnold Schwarzenegger (“T-800”) kehren in TERMINATOR: DARK FATE in ihren ikonischen Rollen auf die große Leinwand zurück. Regie führt DEADPOOL-Regisseur Tim Miller und es produzieren der visionäre Filmemacher James Cameron und David Ellison. Die Story knüpft an die Ereignisse von TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY an. Zum weiteren Starensemble von TERMINATOR: DARK FATE […]

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25 Powerful Raspberry Pi Projects: Part I

Reading Time: 5 minutes Photo projects Take amazing shots with Raspberry Pi. Drop Pi Maker: David Hunt Take incredible shots of water droplets, using a Raspberry Pi as a controller for a solenoid valve and camera trigger. The valve is hooked up to the GPIO pins and a small piece of code opens the valve and triggers the camera. […]

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Sean Raser interview

Reading Time: 4 minutes For a lot of the people who do a lot with Raspberry Pi, they’ve been here since day one – 29 February 2012. Sean Raser, on the other hand, didn’t even learn about Raspberry Pi until early 2015, but that hasn’t stopped him from teaching about it, putting on events about it, or running a […]

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Sean Raser interview

Reading Time: 4 minutes For a lot of the people who do a lot with Raspberry Pi, they’ve been here since day one – 29 February 2012. Sean Raser, on the other hand, didn’t even learn about Raspberry Pi until early 2015, but that hasn’t stopped him from teaching about it, putting on events about it, or running a […]

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Spooktastic Halloween Costume Projects – part 2

Reading Time: 3 minutes Read part one for more costume ideas! This full-on cosplay by Mel Ridler has an electronic secret – simple LED lights for eyes that can change into flashing circles of doom. For those that know of the game Undertale, the light patterns represent how the character Sans looks when he unleashes his true power. This […]

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Spooktastic Halloween Costume Projects – part 2

Reading Time: 3 minutes Read part one for more costume ideas! This full-on cosplay by Mel Ridler has an electronic secret – simple LED lights for eyes that can change into flashing circles of doom. For those that know of the game Undertale, the light patterns represent how the character Sans looks when he unleashes his true power. This […]