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Sun Apr 24, 2016 9:17 pm


My Lattepanda crashes very often. The Win 10 Setup did run through ok but now I have trouble. It started when I installed firefox. I launched a website, that automatically started a video. Lattepanda just went black. I thought, it's the monitor, so I lowered the resolution (I'm using a DELL UHD Display). but even with a lower resolution I have issues. Now I cannot even start a program. When I hit the windows menu button, Lattepanda turns black.
My 5V Power is coming from am IPAD charger. I have a logiLink wireless keyboard and mouse attached (2,4GHz).
I'm now downloading the image to restart the setup... is anyone else experiencing issues with stability?

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Mon Apr 25, 2016 3:59 am

That has happened to me as well when I was running multiple programs all at once. My best guess is that it has to do with not having enough RAM. If that's true then the standard 2GB LP should have this problem more than the 4GB version. Other than that my only other guess would be overload on the CPU due to heat or too high clock speeds for too long. I'll test more to see what triggers crashing but for now I'd recommend not putting too much stress on the tiny system.

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Tue Apr 26, 2016 9:29 pm

I'm joining this thread for the same reason. I've been running my new LP for less than 24 hours. It's only happened a few times, but this is right out of the box. It seems to happen when I click on random Windows features such as clicking Menu, clicking "Disconnect" for the WiFi connection.
2a 5v power supply
USB keyboard/mouse
It's running hot, so I'm keeping it well ventilated and not in it's case.

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Wed Apr 27, 2016 6:55 pm

I'm now not even able to reinstall window 10 with the image. First attempt was ok but the second one crashed LP when the cmd scripts started after install.

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Raymond Day
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Thu Apr 28, 2016 11:33 am

I got Linux on mine and I am still testing it for "uptime".

I guess you need good power to it. This is a good one on Amazon a 2.5 amp at 5 volt they use for the Raspberry Pi and the 7 inch touch screen on it. $10 for it.

-Raymond Day

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Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:23 pm

Came across the same under performance issue. Am using iPad charger which should have been powerful enough to drive LP. Trying to "optimise" win 10. Please help enlightening.

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Mon May 09, 2016 4:38 pm

I have the same problem. It boots ok and I see the desktop. But as soon as I launch anything (explorer, browser) it goes blank in a few seconds. I even glued a heatsink in hopes that it helps, but it didn't. Power supply is quite powerful 2.1 amps. Is my unit faulty?

Please, help.

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Tue May 10, 2016 3:44 am

Change your USB power Cabel. Maybe your Cabel is not able to transport 2A.
And if your CPU needs more power for a higher frequency it won't get it.
For example try out this ... B0088HTYUE
Live long and prosper!

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Wed May 11, 2016 4:27 pm

I'm having a similar issue. Used the Windows reinstall process from the docs, managed to get to the desktop, but clicking the start menu will immediately shut down the system. I installed a 3D game and attempted to load it, same thing occurs. May have something do with 3D acceleration? Or perhaps others here are correct and the system just doesn't have enough power. However, the Lattepanda docs state, "We recommend a 5V power supply with at least 2A current available!" which is exactly what I'm using.

Note that I'm using the 7" display, however it sounds like some of these other folks with the same issue are using external monitors, so likely unrelated.

Edit: Using the 4G / 64G model. It's not maxing out on RAM when this occurs.

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Wed May 11, 2016 4:42 pm

Here's a video of what's occurring.

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