How To Get Raspbian Jessie On To A 4GB SD Card

How To Get Raspbian Jessie On To A 4GB SD Card

The Raspberry Pi Foundation recently announced they were releasing Raspbian Jesse. Everyone in the community has been very excited by this! One issue a few people is the struggle to fit the Jesse image onto 4GD SD cards, as the image size is 4.3GB. Obviously, the easy solution would be to purchase 8GB cards. However, […]

A Toy Monster Truck Powered by A Raspberry Pi

Make A Toy Car That’s Powered By A Raspberry Pi

One of our favourite Pi projects this week is a toy truck that’s powered by a Raspberry Pi. You don’t even need a working toy truck or car to begin with. You’ll be modifying it anyway with the Raspberry Pi and Adafruit’s DC & Stepper Motor Pi HAT to the current electronics on the truck. […]

Raspberry Pi Nightvision Goggles

Make Your Own Raspberry Pi Night Vision Goggles

Night vision goggles are awesome. No question about it. However, Raspberry Pi Night Vision Goggles that you can make yourself are even better! Items needed for this project: Raspberry Pi Model A Quanum googles. NOIR camera. IR light source. Wireless keyboard and mouse. SD card with raspbian operating system. BEC (Battery Elimination Circuit to power the […]

Wordclock Redux

Wordclock

Wordclock is an awesome clock developed by Bernd and his team. This clock is now customisable with plugins. For example, it currently uses a plugin that shows time in words. Different plugins allow other display options, alternate menu buttons, show letters as pixels to display low resolution animations. You can also view sunrise/sunset information and […]

Raspberry Pi Coffee Table Arcade

Raspberry Pi Coffee Table Arcade

I think every Raspberry Pi enthusiast would like a custom made Pi coffee table like this! It’s a Raspberry Pi arcade built into an IKEA coffee table. The Instructable tutorial gives you a good run through out how to build the table, but also plenty of inspiration on ideas for how to improves yours and […]

Autonomous Raspberry Pi Lawnmower

Autonomous Raspberry Pi Powered Lawnmower

This Raspberry Pi Lawnmower caught my eye this week. Three brother from Salt Lake City created this ingenious device while at a 24 hour StarFEST hackathon. Dan, Doug and David Leonard decided they wanted to use off the shelf devices to make the lawnmower autonomous. They ended up removing the back axel and replacing it […]

The cover of The MagPi - Issue 38 October Edition

Issue 38 of The MagPi Is Now Available!

  The latest MagPi print edition for October is now available to purchase. For just £5.99, you’ll have access to some of the latest tips and tutorials from: How To build a Raspberry Pi Robot for £50 Build a Web powered plant waterer Make music with the piano HAT Learn more about the space aged Sense […]

The Guitar Boy That's Powered By A Raspberry Pi

The Guitar Boy That’s Powered By A Pi

This project is a thing of beauty! It’s a like a modified Game Boy that doubles up as a Guitar. You can’t get much more awesome than that! The A and B buttons aren’t only in control of the actual Gameboy, but they are also used to control the tone dials and volume. I think […]

Build A Raspberry Pi Powered Mousetrap

How To Build A Raspberry Pi Powered Mousetrap

Catching mice in a home can be nasty. Some of the traps available on the market are designed to put the mouse out of its misery. However, as we all know, you can almost do anything with a Raspberry Pi! For mouse trapping, Alain Mauer has developed his own Raspberry Pi Mouse Trap, dubbed the […]

A Rubix Cube Solver That Uses The Raspberry Pi Compute Module

The Rubik Cube Solver That Uses A Pi Compute Module

I was blown away by this impressive device when I first saw it on the Raspberry Pi blog. The machine, called the Cube Solver, uses a Raspberry Pi Compute Module. Combined with clever algorithms that trigger the machine to move the cube, the device will solve your Rubix Cube for you. Pretty neat! If you’re […]