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The Ryde Receiver is based around a Raspberry Pi 4.  Current developments are using 2 GB memory models.  Future enhancements may require 4 GB or 8 GB, but no specific requirement has been identified yet.
 
The Ryde Receiver is based around a Raspberry Pi 4.  Current developments are using 2 GB memory models.  Future enhancements may require 4 GB or 8 GB, but no specific requirement has been identified yet.
  
The hardware currently required is as follows - note this may change and you buy at your on risk!
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The hardware required is as follows:
  
 
* Raspberry Pi 4 and heatsink / fan
 
* Raspberry Pi 4 and heatsink / fan
 
* 5 volt 3 amp PSU - this may be connected directly to the RPi GPIO pins, see [[Ryde GPIO Connections]]
 
* 5 volt 3 amp PSU - this may be connected directly to the RPi GPIO pins, see [[Ryde GPIO Connections]]
* Sandisk Ultra 8GB+ SD card - Pre-programmed cards may be available from the BATC shop once the project is on general release
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* Sandisk Ultra 8 GB or larger SD card - Pre-programmed cards are available from the BATC shop
 
* Micro to standard HDMI converter - needed to connect the RPi HDMI output to a standard monitor
 
* Micro to standard HDMI converter - needed to connect the RPi HDMI output to a standard monitor
 
* IR receiver and remote control - see this wiki page for more details:[[Ryde remote controls]]  
 
* IR receiver and remote control - see this wiki page for more details:[[Ryde remote controls]]  
* MiniTiouner V2 hardware - the Ryde phase 1 hardware connects to the standard hardware using USB
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* MiniTiouner V2 hardware - the Ryde version 1 connects to the [[MiniTiouner hardware Version 2|standard MiniTiouner hardware]] via the Raspberry Pi USB port
  
 
===Ryde GPIO connections===
 
===Ryde GPIO connections===
  
The only real construction needed to build a Ryde is a small GPIO PCB to connect to the RPi.
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To enable easy contruction of the Ryde Receiver, the BATC has made a small daughter board to connect to the GPIO connector on the Raspberry Pi.
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Details can be found here [[Ryde GPIO breakout]] board.
  
BATC has made a small daughter board - details can be found here [[Ryde GPIO breakout]] board.
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The Raspberry Pi 4 GPIO pinout listing for the Ryde is here: [[Ryde GPIO Connections]]
  
The draft GPIO pinouts for the RPi4 are here: [[Ryde GPIO Connections]]
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A Parts List for the GPIO Breakout Board and the Button Panel is here [[:File:Ryde GPIO - PB Parts V1-2.xlsx]]
  
 
===Ryde front panel===
 
===Ryde front panel===
  
For those not using an old STB case and front panel, Mike G0MJW has designed a front panel with 9 push buttons.
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For those not using an old STB case and front panel, Mike G0MJW has designed a front panel with 10 push buttons.
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[[File:Button Board.jpg|400px]]
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There are no components to fit other than push buttons, LEDs and IR sensor (see below). The buttons are standard B3F e.g. Omron B3F-1070, RS stock number 686-6907 (Two off pack of 5) or Ebay. The sensor was Vishay TSOP2438, RS stock number 180-8012, and will need its body bending upwards at a right angle, so the lens on the sensor looks through a hole in the front panel (not shown in the render above).
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A blank PCB is available from the BATC shop https://batc.org.uk/shop/ryde-push-button-front-panel-pcb/
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[[File:Ryde front panel.JPG|400px]]
 
[[File:Ryde front panel.JPG|400px]]
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There are no components to fit other than push buttons, LEDs and IR sensor and a blank PCB is avaiable fro the BATC shop https://batc.org.uk/shop/ryde-push-button-front-panel-pcb/
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Most people will want to wire their own front panel with a layout that suits them, however gerber files for the above are here which should be compatible with the PCB suppliers should you so wish.  
 
 
[[File:Button Board.jpg|thumb]]
 
 
 
Most people will want to wire their own front panel with a layout that suits them, however gerber files for the above are here which should be compatible with the PCB suppliers should you so wish. The buttons are standard B3F e.g. from RS 686-6970 (Two off pack of 5) or Ebay.
 
  
 
[[File:Gerbers.zip|thumb|Gerber files.]]
 
[[File:Gerbers.zip|thumb|Gerber files.]]
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[[File:Ryde1PanelPrimative.zip|thumb]]
 
[[File:Ryde1PanelPrimative.zip|thumb]]
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[[File:3D Button.jpg|thumb|Primitive for 3D printing]]
  
 
===Ryde Infra Red sensors and remote controls===
 
===Ryde Infra Red sensors and remote controls===
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More details on how to add an IR sensor and what remote controls you can use is here: https://wiki.batc.org.uk/Ryde_remote_controls
 
More details on how to add an IR sensor and what remote controls you can use is here: https://wiki.batc.org.uk/Ryde_remote_controls
  
There are no components to fit other than the push buttons, LEDs and IR sensor.
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There are no components to fit other than the push buttons, LEDs and IR sensor. The shorter lead of the two LEDs goes to the square pad on the PCB
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Note that the PCB was designed for a TSOP2438 IR Sensor which has the pin connections: 1 = OUT, 2 = Vss, 3 = Gnd.  Other sensors (such as the TSOP4438) have pin connections 1 = OUT, 2 = Gnd, 3 = Vss.  Some sensors require +5 V supply, others require +3.3 V, but it is important that no more that 3.3 V is applied to the Raspberry Pi GPIO pin.  Please check carefully before applying power!
  
 
Blank PCBs are available from the BATC shop.  https://batc.org.uk/shop/ryde-gpio-pcb/
 
Blank PCBs are available from the BATC shop.  https://batc.org.uk/shop/ryde-gpio-pcb/
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The HDMI display should be connected to the primary HDMI output - that's the one nearest the USB-C port and SD Card.  Audio will then be sent to the HDMI device.  In this case there is no audio or video from the RPi 3.5 mm jack.
 
The HDMI display should be connected to the primary HDMI output - that's the one nearest the USB-C port and SD Card.  Audio will then be sent to the HDMI device.  In this case there is no audio or video from the RPi 3.5 mm jack.
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If your MiniTiouner is in the same box as your Raspberry Pi, make sure to mount the tuner inputs well away from the Raspberry Pi HDMI output cable.  Simple coupling between the HDMI output cable and the tuner input cables/connectors can put spurii over the tuner input range and significantly reduce the sensitivity and MER.
  
 
If composite video output is selected from the ssh console menu, then video (selectable PAL or NTSC) and audio is available on the RPi 3.5 mm jack and the HDMI outputs will be inactive.
 
If composite video output is selected from the ssh console menu, then video (selectable PAL or NTSC) and audio is available on the RPi 3.5 mm jack and the HDMI outputs will be inactive.
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There is no current configuration which will output audio on the RPi Jack whilst the HDMI monitor is in use, or that will send output to both the HDMI and RPi 3.5 mm jacks simultaneously.
 
There is no current configuration which will output audio on the RPi Jack whilst the HDMI monitor is in use, or that will send output to both the HDMI and RPi 3.5 mm jacks simultaneously.
  
====Project cases====
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===Project cases===
  
 
Most of the early development protypes are being hosted on old STB cases - these provide a case, possibly a PSU and IR detector diode and front panel switches.
 
Most of the early development protypes are being hosted on old STB cases - these provide a case, possibly a PSU and IR detector diode and front panel switches.

Latest revision as of 21:29, 18 November 2020

The Ryde Receiver is based around a Raspberry Pi 4. Current developments are using 2 GB memory models. Future enhancements may require 4 GB or 8 GB, but no specific requirement has been identified yet.

The hardware required is as follows:

  • Raspberry Pi 4 and heatsink / fan
  • 5 volt 3 amp PSU - this may be connected directly to the RPi GPIO pins, see Ryde GPIO Connections
  • Sandisk Ultra 8 GB or larger SD card - Pre-programmed cards are available from the BATC shop
  • Micro to standard HDMI converter - needed to connect the RPi HDMI output to a standard monitor
  • IR receiver and remote control - see this wiki page for more details:Ryde remote controls
  • MiniTiouner V2 hardware - the Ryde version 1 connects to the standard MiniTiouner hardware via the Raspberry Pi USB port

Ryde GPIO connections

To enable easy contruction of the Ryde Receiver, the BATC has made a small daughter board to connect to the GPIO connector on the Raspberry Pi.

Details can be found here Ryde GPIO breakout board.

The Raspberry Pi 4 GPIO pinout listing for the Ryde is here: Ryde GPIO Connections

A Parts List for the GPIO Breakout Board and the Button Panel is here File:Ryde GPIO - PB Parts V1-2.xlsx

Ryde front panel

For those not using an old STB case and front panel, Mike G0MJW has designed a front panel with 10 push buttons.


Button Board.jpg


There are no components to fit other than push buttons, LEDs and IR sensor (see below). The buttons are standard B3F e.g. Omron B3F-1070, RS stock number 686-6907 (Two off pack of 5) or Ebay. The sensor was Vishay TSOP2438, RS stock number 180-8012, and will need its body bending upwards at a right angle, so the lens on the sensor looks through a hole in the front panel (not shown in the render above).

A blank PCB is available from the BATC shop https://batc.org.uk/shop/ryde-push-button-front-panel-pcb/


Ryde front panel.JPG

Ryde PB layout.png


Most people will want to wire their own front panel with a layout that suits them, however gerber files for the above are here which should be compatible with the PCB suppliers should you so wish.

File:Gerbers.zip

Here is a 3D template

File:Ryde1PanelPrimative.zip


Primitive for 3D printing

Ryde Infra Red sensors and remote controls

More details on how to add an IR sensor and what remote controls you can use is here: https://wiki.batc.org.uk/Ryde_remote_controls

There are no components to fit other than the push buttons, LEDs and IR sensor. The shorter lead of the two LEDs goes to the square pad on the PCB

Note that the PCB was designed for a TSOP2438 IR Sensor which has the pin connections: 1 = OUT, 2 = Vss, 3 = Gnd. Other sensors (such as the TSOP4438) have pin connections 1 = OUT, 2 = Gnd, 3 = Vss. Some sensors require +5 V supply, others require +3.3 V, but it is important that no more that 3.3 V is applied to the Raspberry Pi GPIO pin. Please check carefully before applying power!

Blank PCBs are available from the BATC shop. https://batc.org.uk/shop/ryde-gpio-pcb/

Video and Audio Output

The HDMI display should be connected to the primary HDMI output - that's the one nearest the USB-C port and SD Card. Audio will then be sent to the HDMI device. In this case there is no audio or video from the RPi 3.5 mm jack.

If your MiniTiouner is in the same box as your Raspberry Pi, make sure to mount the tuner inputs well away from the Raspberry Pi HDMI output cable. Simple coupling between the HDMI output cable and the tuner input cables/connectors can put spurii over the tuner input range and significantly reduce the sensitivity and MER.

If composite video output is selected from the ssh console menu, then video (selectable PAL or NTSC) and audio is available on the RPi 3.5 mm jack and the HDMI outputs will be inactive.

There is no current configuration which will output audio on the RPi Jack whilst the HDMI monitor is in use, or that will send output to both the HDMI and RPi 3.5 mm jacks simultaneously.

Project cases

Most of the early development protypes are being hosted on old STB cases - these provide a case, possibly a PSU and IR detector diode and front panel switches.

An example prototype hardware is shown here:

Inside Case Small.jpg