Steve Cross
Steve Cross
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RE: Dust Gate Project

@garry42 Your design goals have been fairly clear from the beginning, it’s just that they are a little surprising. Let’s just say that, as currently...

3 years ago
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RE: Dust Gate Project

I agree that any excuse to tinker with something new is a good one, but I also try to make sure that I’m going in the right direction as far as ease o...

3 years ago
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RE: Dust Gate Project

The video you linked to uses high torque “servos”, not stepper motors. Probably a better choice and easier to code. But, you should really read the co...

3 years ago
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RE: Another soldering station inquiry

Before you invest in anything you may want to get a few of the SMD practice kits on Amazon or Ebay. Only $5 or $10 and a great way to learn/practice t...

3 years ago
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RE: Pi hole plus

@jker, All great points, and in general, I agree with every single one. At least for a reasonably well-informed and conscientious user / defacto sys...

3 years ago
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RE: Pi hole plus

Exactly. As should be obvious, most of my sysadmin choices are based on a careful (I hope) risk/benefit analysis. Although the actual likelihood of a ...

3 years ago
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RE: Pi hole plus

I still think you are looking at this the wrong way. As long as nothing else is running on that system, then great. BUT, if you have anything else, th...

3 years ago
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RE: Pi hole plus

I think this is mostly true, but it is a little more complicated than that. Your vulnerability is largely determined by the type and number of functio...

3 years ago
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RE: Pi hole plus

@jbo Excellent point about the extra adaptors for the Pi Zero. You’d be adding unnecessary potential failure points — and a lot of those adaptors ca...

3 years ago
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RE: Pi hole plus

@revver11 The great thing about RPi is they are so cheap. You can easily justify using several for various purposes. I’m not positive, but I’m reaso...

3 years ago
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RE: Pi hole plus

Probably not a good idea. Adding unnecessary complexity to what, in this case, really should be a "set it and forget it" type of appliance is a recipe...

3 years ago
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RE: Dust Gate Project

First, before you do anything else, get a prototype of your automated blast gate working. Only then will you be able to determine the correct componen...

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