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Raspberry Pi Black Users Manual

FDI introduced ELI® as a solution to the common customer problems of adding an LCD interface to computing platforms such as the Raspberry Pi. ELI is designed, manufactured and tested here in the US, by FDI’s skilled production team, and every unit is fully supported by our US based team of engineers and technical specialists. Currently our ELI boards are working with Raspberry Pi models B and B+ using the Raspbian Distribution of Linux, with more distribution support on the way.

1) Contents of our Users Manual

  1. This Page: A few basic tips for connecting the RaspberryPi to your ELI Unit.
  2. Page 2: The ELI RPi Demo Software.
  3. Page 3: Helpful tips and tricks with the Raspberry Pi.
  4. Page 4: Our troubleshooting resource for common issues that can creep up.

At this point we are assuming you have read our Quick Start Guide. If you have not, do check it out at this link.

2) Users Manual Downloadable

We also have a downloadable users manual listed here. This guide is updated on a regular basis to go along with the wiki.

3) Cables and Connections Requirements

The ELI has been tested using the following setup including the Raspberry Pi Model B and B+.

  1. 12VDC +/- 5% 2A Power Supply to power the ELI
  2. (1) HDMI Cable Type A Male to Type A Male (Full size to Full): Example PN: Molex PN: 0887689800, Digi-key PN: WM19083-ND
  3. (1) USB Cable, Mini-B to Full Size-A for Raspberry Pi to ELI(touch screen support)
  4. (1) USB Cable, Micro-B to Full Size-A for Raspberry Pi to PC (power for Raspberry Pi)
  5. Note: An optional AC to USB Adapter may be used in cases where the board needs more power than just what the Computer can provide, similar to the PSA05F or the PSM03A.
  6. (1) 4GB or 8GB SD Card to hold the OS.
  7. It is recommended you check our FDI Raspberry Pi demo image to see what the ELI is capable of. These are located here.
namespace/rpi.txt · Last modified: 2015/04/29 14:42 by danielhorton