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February 18, 2015 AT 2:36 pm

EEVblog Explains the Raspberry Pi 2 Xenon Flash Lockup

Dave Jones of the EEVblog has a great video that goes into detail about what happens when you flash a Raspberry Pi 2 with a xenon camera flash.  What seems like a mysterious force that locks up the board is actually a well-known and famous phenomenon, the photoelectric effect.  Check out Dave’s video for a deeper explanation of the photoelectric effect and how it can impact the circuitry of the Pi 2.

EEVblog #716 – Raspberry Pi 2 Xenon Flash Problem Explained


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1 Comment

  1. That’s a great video and nice he kept testing things to prove his ideas etc. Thanks for the post.

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