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TinyDuino / Re: USB shield and Proto Terminal Blocks don't fit together
« on: August 09, 2015, 06:29:16 PM »
Hi Jeff,

This is definitely a known problem and sorry that it caused you pain.  It's the big reason that the USB TinyShield now has an option to come out at the top instead of the side, for mechanical conflicts like this.  The top mount USB connector version will work with terminal block board as is (no modifications needed).  The other option is to stick another board in between the USB TinyShield and the terminal block board, but this is not ideal in some cases. 

https://tiny-circuits.com/tinyshield-usb.html

The big issue with a system like there is isn't a perfect universal solution, some of the boards are wider (namely the TinyScreen and the Terminal Block board), while others are long (like Bluetooth, WiFi, etc), so different ones will have different mechanical conflicts.  We are shrinking other boards (like WiFi and Bluetooth), to hopefully make this less of an issue.

Again, sorry for your pain, but you came up with a good solution!

Ken
TinyCircuits




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General Discussion / Re: Smart Watch!!!
« on: July 20, 2015, 05:34:45 PM »
Awesome!  Great to hear.

Ken

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TinyDuino / Re: URGENT SMART WATCH PROBLEM :(
« on: July 20, 2015, 11:44:32 AM »
Very sorry about this - we have a new app that fixes this that is being tested now, it should be up on github later today (July 20, 2015).

Thanks,

Ken
TinyCircuits

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TinyDuino / Re: Tiny smart watch problem
« on: July 20, 2015, 11:44:13 AM »
Very sorry about this - we have a new app that fixes this that is being tested now, it should be up on github later today (July 20, 2015).

Thanks,

Ken
TinyCircuits

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TinyDuino / Re: receiving video with TinyScreen?
« on: July 20, 2015, 11:43:23 AM »
Unfortunately I don't think this will work well and you'll have quite a bit of screen jitter.  Part of the issue is that you won't be able to buffer up the data in RAM since there isn't enough, so you'll have to write it out to the screen as it comes in, so the refresh rate will be very bad and noticeable.  Also the data for one frame is quite a bit (6144 bytes), with all the radio overhead you will be really limited on how many frames you can send per second.

Thanks,

Ken
TinyCircuits

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General Discussion / Re: Smart Watch!!!
« on: July 20, 2015, 11:33:05 AM »
We have an updated version that fixes this now and we're currently testing it.  We plan to update this to github and our website later today (July 20, 2015).  Thanks for your patience.

Ken
TinyCircuits

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Hi Zangetsu,

This is indeed possible, we'd recommend using just the TinyScreen Basic Kit to do this.  When the USB is plugged in, it will attach to the TinyDuino UART lines, and the Raspberry Pi can support the USB Host connection.  There is an example of how to do this here:  http://blog.oscarliang.net/connect-raspberry-pi-and-arduino-usb-cable/

However then you'll need to create you own Arduino sketch to process serial data from the Raspberry Pi and display this on the TinyScreen - you'll also need to create an application on your Pi to send the data you want to display.

Good luck!

Ken
TinyCircuits

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General Discussion / Re: hackster.io TinyScreen projects broken
« on: July 20, 2015, 11:27:06 AM »
Not sure what the problem was, but this is working now. 

Thanks,

Ken
TinyCircuits

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General Discussion / Re: External antenna for GPS Shield
« on: July 20, 2015, 11:26:21 AM »
Excellent point - we do plan on offering a new GPS option with external antenna in late summer 2015.

Thanks,

Ken
TinyCircuits

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General Discussion / Re: GPS or WiFi product availability?
« on: July 20, 2015, 11:25:34 AM »
Sorry about things being out of stock, we've gotten caught up and most everything is back in stock now.

Ken
TinyCircuits

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General Discussion / Re: When do I get My package
« on: January 26, 2015, 08:08:20 PM »
Thanks for ordering the TinyScreen!  We'll be sending out a new Kickstarter update in the next few days - we are building up units and will begin shipping some later this week.  However we're still waiting on the bulk of the raw OLED modules which should be here in early to mid Feb.  We're shipping out in the order that the orders were received if we have all of the materials needed for the shipment, so if you preorder now, yours should ship in late Feb.

Thanks,

Ken

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TinyDuino / Re: Memory Question
« on: December 14, 2014, 03:52:06 PM »
longs are indeed 32-bit on the AVR architecture, if you only need 16-bit, just change them to int, which would be fine for the accelerometer. 

The microSD card writes are indeed fairly slow, and the SD card library will consume about 1/2K of RAM as well for buffering.  We are working on a SRAM TinyShield which will hopefully be out in early to mid January.

Thanks!

Ken
TinyCircuits

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General Discussion / Re: ATmega Pin 13 and Pin SCK
« on: December 14, 2014, 03:48:11 PM »
In the Arduino world, the term "pin" is a bit confusing, and doesn't necessary match up with the true physical pin or port on the actual microcontroller.  The TinyDuino uses the same Arduino "pin" mapping as the standard Arduino Uno, so the SPI signals also have pin numbers assigned to them.  SS is pin 10, MOSI is pin 11, MISO is pin 12, and SCK is pin 13. 

Since the LED is connected to SCK, you can toggle this on and off by writing to Arduino pin 13.

Hope that clears it up!

Ken
TinyCircuits

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General Discussion / Re: BT RN42
« on: December 14, 2014, 03:44:32 PM »
By default, these are programmed to use 57600 as the baud rate, although several Bluetooth TinyShields have accidentally been shipped with the resistor R4 included on the assembly - this will set the UART baud rate to 9600.  Check to see if this is present if you are having issues, if so, you will need to set the UART baud rate of your TinyDuino processor to 9600 baud.  You can also remove the resistor to return this to 57600 baud, or contact us at TinyCircuits and we can modify the unit for you.

You can find this described on the learn page for this board here:

https://tiny-circuits.com/learn/tinyshield-bt

Thanks,

Ken
TinyCircuits

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TinyDuino / Re: Having trouble with using WIFI and GPS same time
« on: December 14, 2014, 03:42:06 PM »
Dude - We've tested this out here and it does work if you do the configuration in the right order.  However if you do need to toggle the GPS on and off using this pin, it will mess up the CC3000.  So if both the WiFi and GPS are used at the same time, you'll need to reconfigure them both if you put one or the other to sleep.

Thanks,

Ken
TinyCircuits

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