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INDI Library v1.8.5 Released (19 Apr 2020)

April 2020 release of INDI Library v1.8.5 introduces new drivers while providing fixes and improvements to existing devices and core framework.

Power in the field for RPi 4?

7 months 3 weeks ago
suvowner
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Power in the field for RPi 4? #46893

Carneb wrote:

suvowner wrote: www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0794RL6JT/ref...n_title?ie=UTF8&th=1

Pick one of those for the usb c cable
www.tomshardware.com/news/raspberry-pi-4...that-work,39869.html


Very interesting. I'm currently using a USB-A type supply (only 2.4 A), simply because I was worried that if I bought a USB-C supply it might not like the Pi and supply no power or limit to low current mode.

I have had a couple of times where the Pi has stopped responding then found the red power led is off which seems to suggest low power supply.


you want at least 5 amps at 5v
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7 months 3 weeks ago
jrsphoto
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Power in the field for RPi 4? #46897
I'm doing things a little different than most. I'm using POE. A Gigabit Ethernet POE injector and a POE to USB-C splitter . With 100' of Shielded, waterproof Ethernet cable, I've had no problems so far.
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7 months 3 weeks ago
maxthebuilder
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Power in the field for RPi 4? #46898
In the field?

jrsphoto wrote: I'm doing things a little different than most. I'm using POE. A Gigabit Ethernet POE injector and a POE to USB-C splitter . With 100' of Shielded, waterproof Ethernet cable, I've had no problems so far.


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RPI 4 B (4Gb) with SMate
Nikon D5500 H-a modified. Nikon D5500 stock
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7 months 3 weeks ago
jrsphoto
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Power in the field for RPi 4? #46902
Well my "in the field" is a little different. MY wife and I live/travel in a 40' motorhome. I run the ethernet cable out a window and control the mount from inside the RV.

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