As we get closer to system deployment (March 2014), I am running more system level tests. The first of these (the week of November 17-24) revealed the following problems that need to be addressed: – The DHT22 sensor is returning more errors […]
As of today, the current state of the software in Project Curacao is as follows: – Arduino Battery Watchdog: The watchdog is reading and reporting data back to the main software in the Pi via a serial link through level […]
Measuring negative currents with the INA219 Note: These INA219 devices have been replaced by our 3 Channel INA3221 board. We read somewhere that the Adafruit C++ library has a bug in the INA219 High Side current measuring device library so […]
Today I have posted the first of six articles describing my current “obsession”, Project Curacao. This is a solar powered environmental monitoring box based on a Raspberry Pi and Arduino Mega 2650 controlled by the iPhone/iPad app RasPiConnect. It will be hung on […]
Welcome to Switch, Blog of the stars. Well, of the geeks anyway. I will be posting my thoughts about technology, geekness and music here periodically. I also will be reposting articles I have written and expand upon them.