GoPro 5 Black is here!

關注於動作攝影機已有兩三年了吧,一直在Sony 與 GoPro之間遊蕩。為了即將開始的Road Trip,有恰當的理由可以入手了!可以錄起我最愛的運動:衝浪,滑板,滑雪,潛水!

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car charger, 3 way stick, GoPro 5, 2 batteries(Wasabi) with charger, head strap, quick clip.

Choice of memory card for 4K recording

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SanDisk Extreme 128GB
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Samsung Pro Plus 64GB

I bought the SanDisk Extreme 128GB first, then I found out that it is incompatible with GoPro 5 Black. After searching online, it seems that every SanDisk card with UHS-speed 3 has issue.
Then I got another one which is Samsung Pro plus 64GB, which works well.

 

Whilst using SanDisk Extreme, I had to insert and remove the SD card 4 or 5 times to get it work when the GoPro is on. This is very annoying and it is impossible to do that when you are doing sports.


 

Updated: After the firmware v1.57 of GoPro5, SanDisk Extreme 128GB works really well!!!

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Intel Galileo 2 FTDI cable serial connection tutorial on Mac OS X

First of all, you will need

  • Intel Galileo 2 (Linux installed)
  • FTDI  TTL-232R cable

Step 1.

Install FTDI VCP driver from here

Step 2.

Reboot your computer

Step 3.

Connect FTDI Cable to your computer

Step 4.

Open terminal.app

ls /dev/tty.*

You should now see

/dev/tty.usbserial-XXXXXXXX

Step 5.

screen /dev/tty.usbserial-XXXXXXXX 115200 -L

 

Step 6.

If you see blank, press Enter twice.

Then you will see the login request.

Step 7.

Login as root

Step 8.

You are now connected to Intel Galileo 2.

 

Notes:

With Mac OS 10.9 (Mavericks) and later, Apple has built their own version of the FTDI VCP driver into the operating system (AN134). However, there seems to be some conflict between drivers from FTDIchip.com and the ones inherent to Apple. Luckily, there is a solution to this problem, and it comes from FTDI directly.

If you have that issues, solution is referred to this site: https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/how-to-install-ftdi-drivers/mac

 

Delete OS X dot files using Automator 刪除Mac系統檔案

插入USB隨身碟後,都會產生

.ds_store

.trash

._

很多點點點的檔案

現在我們來做個服務,刪除這些檔案吧!

首先打開Automator

選擇服務

設置 服務接收所選的“檔案夾”,位置”Finder.app”

可以做個自定義的要求確認 (去左邊選項拉一個過來)Automator2

接下來在新增 執行shell工序指令

dot_clean -m -keep=mostrecent "$@"

find "$@" -name ".DS_Store" -exec rm {} \;

rm -f "$@"/.VolumeIcon.icns
rm -Rf "$@"/.fseventsd
rm -Rf "$@"/.TemporaryItems
rm -Rf "$@"/.Spotlight-V100
rm -Rf "$@"/.Trashes

Automator1完成儲存!

之後再Finder裡,便可以在檔案夾點擊右鍵,選取最下方的服務,刪除這些系統檔案囉!

Show/Hide Hidden files on Mac

In this tutorial, we will make a toggle button inside Finder.
First open “Automator”, select the type “Service”.
Add “Run Shell Script”
then, type in

STATUS=`defaults read com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles`
if [ $STATUS == YES ]; 
then
    defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles NO
else
    defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES
fi
killall Finder

then, select “Service receives selected” from “text” to “Files and Folders” in “Finder.app”.

Save it.

Right now you can use it !

Show Toggle button in Finder