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The PowerBlock is an extension board for the Raspberry Pi. The key feature of the PowerBlock is a safe power button functionality together with LED status indication.

This repository contains the installer for the PowerBlock driver for Emteria, an Android distribution.

PowerBlock attached to Raspberry Pi

Pre-Requisites for Driver Installation

  1. The installation script needs the Android SDK Platform Tools. You can download them from

  2. When you have installed the SDK Platform Tools, you need to set the variable ADB_TOOL in the file installDriver.bat to the correct path of your ADB installation.

  3. Furthermore, you need to set the variable IP_OF_DEVICEin the file installDriver.bat to the correct IP address of your device.

  4. You need to enable 'Enable ADB over Ethernet' in your Emteria installation: Open 'Settings', 'Emteria'. Activate the option 'Enable ADB over Ethernet'.

Installation Instructions

  1. If you have not done so already, make sure to do all the described steps from the Section "Pre-Requisites" above.

  2. Execute the batch file installDriver.bat.

  3. Shutdown your Emteria device and connect the PowerBlock with the Raspberry Pi. Make sure to also connect the USB power to the PowerBlock.

  4. You should now be able to start and shutdown your Emteria device with the PowerBlock.

Good luck with your project!