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Author Topic: Barebones Raspberry Pi A+  (Read 8676 times)

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Barebones Raspberry Pi A+
« on: November 10, 2014, 08:27:04 AM »

A stripped down $20 version of the Raspberry Pi, the A+, is available. It has only one USB port but should be able to run mochad or HomeGenie with a CM19A or CM15A to make a low cost, low power HA system.
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Re: Barebones Raspberry Pi A+
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2018, 03:16:21 AM »

You ARE the man dhouston! Ahead of the times. It does appear that the rest of us may following you to Raspberry Pi devices.
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Re: Barebones Raspberry Pi A+
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2018, 11:19:23 AM »

I just ordered a RPiv3 for $22 shipped.  I haven't seen on at that price before, so I bit hoping it wasn't a scam.  Generally RPi are close to $40 shipped for any version.
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Re: Barebones Raspberry Pi A+
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2018, 12:27:42 PM »

Running Android on the RPi will likely make things easier for many already using Android on phones/tablets...
https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi/android-raspberry-pi/
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Re: Barebones Raspberry Pi A+
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2018, 02:49:17 PM »

Running Android on the RPi will likely make things easier for many already using Android on phones/tablets...
https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi/android-raspberry-pi/

Would running Android on the Pi.... disrupt it's ability to also run the automation programs like you linked to earlier?
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Re: Barebones Raspberry Pi A+
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2018, 04:41:50 PM »

Would running Android on the Pi.... disrupt it's ability to also run the automation programs like you linked to earlier?
Yes.
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