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 ====== Maintenance====== ====== Maintenance======
 Maintenance of the [[library-box|Library in a Box]] by parts (all available at online stores like Lazada and Shopee): Maintenance of the [[library-box|Library in a Box]] by parts (all available at online stores like Lazada and Shopee):
-  * {{ ::​elibboxpowersupply.png?​100|}}power supply. This can be replaced by any Android cellphone charger with output of 2.5A. If eLib Box usage is not high, 2A will do, and it can even run on a power bank for mobile phones. But 2.5A is the recommended rating. Make sure, however, that you're not using Raspberry Pi 3 Beta **Plus** - a slightly more powerful version but requiring a more expensive 3A-output power and at least the latest Raspbian Stretch OS.  See [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Raspbian|Raspbian versioning and OS requirement]].\\ \\+  * {{ ::​elibboxpowersupply.png?​100|}}power supply. This can be replaced by any Android cellphone charger with output of 2.5A. If eLib Box usage is not high, 2A will do, and it can even run on a power bank for mobile phones. But 2.5A is the recommended rating. Make sure, however, that you're not using Raspberry Pi 3 Beta **Plus** - a slightly more powerful version but requiring a more expensive 3A-output power and at least the latest Raspbian Stretch OS.  See [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Raspbian|Raspbian versioning and OS requirement]].\\ \\ The eLib Box or the Raspberry Pi is NOT designed to be powered from a USB port on other connected equipment like a laptop. \\ \\
   * {{ ::​microsd.jpg?​75|}}microSD card. This card contains both the operating system and the contents of the [[library-box|Library in a Box]]. An image backup is recommended so local restoration is possible. Otherwise, request your technology service provider for replacement. Future updates and enhancements may also be available through your technology service provider. \\ \\ In certain situations, it makes sense to pre-position updated microSD cards in the locality to be able to quickly respond to a possible breakdown in one of the eLib sites. \\ \\   * {{ ::​microsd.jpg?​75|}}microSD card. This card contains both the operating system and the contents of the [[library-box|Library in a Box]]. An image backup is recommended so local restoration is possible. Otherwise, request your technology service provider for replacement. Future updates and enhancements may also be available through your technology service provider. \\ \\ In certain situations, it makes sense to pre-position updated microSD cards in the locality to be able to quickly respond to a possible breakdown in one of the eLib sites. \\ \\
   * {{ ::​raspberry_pi_3.png?​100|}}Raspberry Pi 3 Beta microcomputer is available via online stores. (Not to be confused with Raspberry Pi 3 Beta **Plus** - a slightly more powerful version but requiring 3A power and at least the latest Raspbian Stretch OS.) The micro SD that came with the original setup can just be inserted into a newly-ordered Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, and it should be good to go.   * {{ ::​raspberry_pi_3.png?​100|}}Raspberry Pi 3 Beta microcomputer is available via online stores. (Not to be confused with Raspberry Pi 3 Beta **Plus** - a slightly more powerful version but requiring 3A power and at least the latest Raspbian Stretch OS.) The micro SD that came with the original setup can just be inserted into a newly-ordered Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, and it should be good to go.