Power switch problem with ControlBlock

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  • #116456

    fourfun
    Participant

    When I use the power button the Raspberry Pi powers down just fine. But only once unless I disconnect the power. When it powers down the led stays on and it refuses to power back on unless I disconnect the disconnect the power and reconnect it. Then I can use the switch to power it back up again. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 and a 2 amp power supply. I have the latest Controlblock 2 software from github.

    Any ideas?

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    #116946

    petrockblog
    Keymaster

    Maybe you can post an image of your hardware setup? That might give me a chance to make an educated guess for the reasons of this behavior …

    #116982

    fourfun
    Participant

    Is this enough?

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    #118095

    LiquidFlame
    Participant

    What size spacers/risers/whatever their called are you using in the picture for the mounting holes with the ControlBlock and RaspberryPi?

    #118106

    fourfun
    Participant

    11mm

    #118131

    petrockblog
    Keymaster

    Some thoughts:

    – Does it behave the same when no other USB device is connected?
    – Does the installation of the ControlBlock driver run through with any errors?
    – Which OS are you using so that I could test it out on my site?
    – Which driver are you using? The ones for ControlBlock rev. 1.x or 2.x?
    – Are you using a toggle or a momentary switch? The ControlBlock needs a toggle switch.

    Maybe we can make a step forward with these thoughts …

    #118138

    fourfun
    Participant

    – Does it behave the same when no other USB device is connected?
    Yes. I have tried it with everything removed.

    – Does the installation of the ControlBlock driver run through with any errors?
    No errors

    – Which OS are you using so that I could test it out on my site?
    Raspian Jesse 4.1

    – Which driver are you using? The ones for ControlBlock rev. 1.x or 2.x?
    I have tried both. Currently 2.x (clean reimage in between).

    – Are you using a toggle or a momentary switch? The ControlBlock needs a toggle switch.
    I am using a push toggle switch – not a momentary.

    #118781

    fourfun
    Participant

    I just reloaded from scratch and compiled. It works now. Thanks for the help.

    #118796

    petrockblog
    Keymaster

    Glad to hear that! Have fun!

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