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Topic # 179008 22-Aug-2015 16:19
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Here be dragons.

From the department of "because it was there", following in the tradition of "knocking the bastard off".

Executive Summary - You can use Windows 10 IoT Core and Feeder to read your Snapper card.



Raspberry Pi 2 B with Windows 10 IoT Core installed
Snapper Feeder
Snapper Card
Mouse, Keyboard and HDMI monitor
Network connection to build host and internet.

Build Host:

Window 10 desktop/laptop with Visual Studio 2015


Setup the WinUSB driver according to


Grab source from either

svn checkout svn:// MyFeeder

or a snapshot from

Open MyFeeder.sln with Visual Studio 2015

Build it for Debug/ARM.

Enter the IP address and select no authentication under Remote Machine.

Press F5 to debug on your Pi.

End state:

The program running on the Pi should recognize the Feeder and let you read the balance from your card.

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  Reply # 1372050 22-Aug-2015 16:36
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That is awesome

BDFL - Memuneh
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  Reply # 1373070 24-Aug-2015 13:50
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Just saw a demo of this in action - it's indeed awesome stuff.

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