PocketC.H.I.P.s of Instagram

Whether you’re coding with Worf, kicking it with BMO, or cruising at 30,000 feet, we love to see how you are using PocketC.H.I.P. and where you’re taking yours. Out of the 924 #PocketCHIP posts, these are some of our favorite. Keep on posting and don’t forget to #PocketCHIP.

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Here’s How to Mechanize Your PocketC.H.I.P. Keyboard

Fully assembled PocketC.H.I.P. “mechanical” keyboard.

You might not be able to fit the classic Cherry MX Blue keyboard switches on PocketC.H.I.P., but you can definitely 3D print and install Anthony DiGirolamo’s amazing PocketC.H.I.P. “mechanical” keyboard.

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Be the Boss with PocketC.H.I.P. Karaoke

No need to wait for your song to come on at the local karaoke joint anymore. You can now queue up all those hair metal ballads, Britpop hits, and good ole American heartland rock ‘n’ roll you’ve dreamt of belting out with your friends on PocketC.H.I.P. Karaoke!

I ❤️ karaoke. It brings so much Satisfaction and adds to my Lust for Life. Whether you are in Funkytown, the local dive bar (you know the one) or a Love Shack, it always livens up the party. When I found Pykaraoke in the Debian repositories, I knew this was the software PocketC.H.I.P. was Born to Run.

The best part is this build takes a minimal investment of energy with a maximum return of good times. Enough chit chat, Let’s Get It Started!

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Watch YouTube Live Streams, Cat Videos, and Much, Much More on PocketC.H.I.P.

Recently Pocketeer Jet Jaguar posted an image on Twitter showing a PocketC.H.I.P. playing a video segment from a professional sports-ball halftime show (known to sports fans as the TNT NBA halftime show – Go Dubs!). Since the image was just a still people, including me, wanted to know what the video performance was like and how Jet Jaguar managed to get it working.

After a bit of tinkering with PocketC.H.I.P., I was able to get YouTube streaming working too. Video playback is smooth, and the audio is in sync with the frame rate. Of course, to hear this you’ll have to add a speaker to PocketC.H.I.P. (here’s how) or use headphones. Anyway, here’s how to get your PocketC.H.I.P. setup for binge watching cat videos.

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to include installation instructions for playing YouTube live streams in addition to regular YouTube videos. See Step 4. for details.

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Light Up Your PocketC.H.I.P. Cyberpunk Style

In the wake of Cyberpunk Your Summer campaign, we’ve been repeatedly asked one question: How do I make my PocketC.H.I.P. glow like that? By popular demand, here it is, your Cyberpunk PocketC.H.I.P. LED & El Wire tutorial!

I had seen the EL Wire PocketC.H.I.P. project by Pocketeer 5t4rw1nd in the forums and decided to give it a go. It was rad, but I needed a bit more case illumination for our planned night time cyberpunk photoshoot. That’s when it hit me. I made a few tweaks and threw LEDs into the mix. With the combination of EL Wire and LEDs the hack really took off. Plus, I used a power inverter and DC step-up, so I made it all glow using only PocketC.H.I.P.’s internal battery.

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