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Adafruit Pixie RGB Smart LED

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Hey Thrifty Nation! One of you sent me an Adafruit Pixie RGB Smart LED, I look forward to playing with this further but I wanted to show it all lit up! This RGB LED is not normal. First of all it is a blistering 3 watts! AND it has a pic micro-controller onboard making this […]

Mailbag #1 – The Thrifty Workshop

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Mailbag #1 – The Thrifty Workshop hey thrifty nation I got some stuff in the mail today and I thought i’d show you guys what I got! So this one is from… last name brown lets see what it is ahhhhh! oh wow! these are intel pro/1000 these are going to go great in my […]

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Boot Raspberry Pi 3 Off ISCSI

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Hey Thrifty Nation! I caught myself staring at my raspberry pi 3 today and then… my eyes started wandering over to my 42u server rack where my freenas server is and I thought to myself… hmmm I ran across a project called BerryBoot that allows you to install multiple operating systems to a single micro […]

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Zebra Zero Plus Case For Raspberry Pi Zero

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Zebra Zero Plus Case For Raspberry Pi Zero Hey Thrifty Nation! Here is the Zebra Zero Plus case that I just got from c4labs.net This is by far! the best case on the market for the raspberry pi zero and i’ll tell you why. The Zebra Zero Plus case makes prototyping and general playing around […]

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How To Upgrade The Raspberry Pi Zero

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Hey Thrifty Nation! In this video I am going to show you how to update your raspberry pi zero first launch terminal then start by typing sudo apt-get update this will update your list of repositories, a repository is a collection of software for linux distributions… like raspbian or ubuntu. Next we are going to […]