MouseAir Version 2 PCB Submitted

MouseAir Raspberry Pi

MouseAir Version 2 PCB Submitted I’ve now converted from hand wiring to doing Printed Circuit Boards for building projects.  The prices for small (5cm x 5cm) 2 layer boards has fallen so far (around $20US - includes shipping – for 10 boards) … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Python Library for the MCP79400

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Raspberry Pi Python Library for MCP79400 Real Time Clock Here is the second of a series of Python libraries for the Raspberry Pi for various Real Time Clocks (RTC).  This is the pure Python driver for the MCP79400 Real Time Clock. The … Continue reading

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Solar Power on the Raspberry Pi – Part 3

RasPiConnect Pi Camera

Solar Power on the Raspberry Pi Here are some additional results from today from the RasPiConnect iPad app screen attached to the Raspberry Pi and Arduino on Project Curacao in the Caribbean. Pi Camera Picture The first RasPiConnect screen (don’t you … Continue reading

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Solar Power on the Raspberry Pi – More Results

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Solar Power on the Raspberry Pi Here are some more results from today from the RasPiConnect screen attached to the Raspberry Pi and Arduino on Project Curacao in the Caribbean. The first RasPiConnect screen below shows the status of the Raspberry … Continue reading

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Solar Power on the Raspberry Pi – Results

RasPiConnect Project Curacao

Solar Power on the Raspberry Pi Here are some results from today from the RasPiConnect screen attached to the Arduino Battery Watchdog on Project Curacao in the Caribbean.  There are a couple of interesting things about this screen. First of … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Python Library for DS1307

DS1307 Python Raspberry Pi Test Jig

Raspberry Pi Python Library for DS1307 Real Time Clock We have now released the first of a series of Python libraries for the Raspberry Pi for various Real Time Clocks (RTC).  We are also including how to modify the DS1307 to … Continue reading

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Build your Own Control Panels: Tutorial for RasPiConnect

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Tutorial for RasPiConnect Issue 25 of the MagPi Magazine is out and it is a great issue!  I have written a tutorial in Issue 25 for building control panels using your iPhone and iPad for your Raspberry Pi or Arduino … Continue reading

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MouseAir Version 1 Launch Video

Panther the Cat and his Biggest Fan

MouseAir Version 1 Launch Video / Raspberry Pi Last week we all had a wake for MouseAir Version 1 and made a few videos (and made a few Vodka Redbulls) to celebrate the disassembly of MouseAir Version 1 as the … Continue reading

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Wind Power and the Raspberry Pi / Arduino

50W Wind Turbine

Wind Power and the Raspberry Pi /Arduino As a last minute addition  to Project Curacao (a massive solar and wind powered Raspberry Pi / Arduino project), I added a small 12V 50W (supposedly) wind turbine to help out the system. … Continue reading

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MouseAir V2 3D Printed Rack and Pinion

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MouseAir V2 3D Printed Rack and Pinion Below is the first video of the MouseAir Version 2 Mouse loading mechanism.  This is a rack and pinion gear (with two racks) 3D printed (as is the box to the right) that drop … Continue reading

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