[vcf-midatlantic] TVs installed!

Evan Koblentz evan at snarc.net
Mon Oct 24 12:24:18 EDT 2016

The TVs are plugged into extension cords routed through conduit. I suppose we could put small duplex taps there, but we need to minimize anything bulky in public view.

On Oct 24, 2016, Dan Roganti via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>On Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 11:23 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
>vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> After all the comments, here's how I see this working: connect the Pi
>> any appropriate microcontroller) to the TV via HDMI so we can get
>> from the USB port. There aren't outlets in the ceiling/attack and it
>> save us money on cabling. Then use WiFi or Bluetooth to wirelessly
>> the Pi(s) to our network.
>​Then where do you plug in the TV,
>if there's only a single outlet, couldn't you add a multi outlet
>to give you 3 outlets​
>It's not safe to power off without a shutdown on the RPi, if the TV's
>port shuts off, just as with any Linux system.
>People do it anyway, when they unplug the adapter on the RPi, but they
>just lucky till their SD card get scrogged

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