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New – Thunder Board Lightning Detector and Simulator products Released

New – Thunder Board Lightning Detector and Simulator products Released

New – Thunder Board Lightning Detector and Simulator products Released   SwitchDoc Labs is pleased to announce the availability of the new Thunder Board Lightning Detector based on the AS3935 and the new Thunder Board Lighting Simulator. The Thunder Board […]
Thunder Board Lightning Detector Specification Released

Thunder Board Lightning Detector Specification Released

Thunder Board Lightning Detector Specification Released We are pleased to announce the first release of the specification for the Thunder Board Grove Lightning Detector, currently finishing up a kickstarter. The Thunder Board Specification is Here. The Thunder Board Kickstarter The […]
Tutorial: Making the AT Command ESP8266 WiFi Work with Arduino

Tutorial: Making the AT Command ESP8266 WiFi Work with Arduino

Tutorial: Making the AT Command ESP8266 WiFi Work with Arduino We have recently started a new kickstarter for a Grove connector based Lightning Detector Board based on the AS3935 lightning detection chip.   Since we have now finished the code […]
Tutorial:  How does a Lightning Detector Work?

Tutorial: How does a Lightning Detector Work?

Tutorial: How does a Lightning Detector Work? We have recently started a new kickstarter for a Grove connector based Lightning Detector Board based on the AS3935 lightning detection chip.   Since we have now verified the Engineering Prototype boards work […]
Tutorial:  Using Grove Adaptors on Pin Header Sensors on the Raspberry Pi

Tutorial: Using Grove Adaptors on Pin Header Sensors on the Raspberry Pi

Tutorial: Using Grove Adaptors on Pin Header Sensors on the Raspberry Pi Grove connectors are appearing everywhere.  They are on sensors, computers, shields and hats.   There are multiple manufactures using this ubiquitous 4 pin plugs, including SwitchDoc Labs.   Grove […]
Tutorial – Guest Blog – Using SunControl WatchDog Timer on OurWeather

Tutorial – Guest Blog – Using SunControl WatchDog Timer on OurWeather

Tutorial – Guest Blog – Using SunControl WatchDog Timer on OurWeather Editors Note:  We were tickled to receive another guest blog by Larry Bonnette.   He did a great job on building this Solar Powered OurWeather Kit and by adapting the […]
Sun Tracking for More Solar Power – Part 1 – The Hardware

Sun Tracking for More Solar Power – Part 1 – The Hardware

Sun Tracking for More Solar Power – Part 1 – The Hardware SwitchDoc Labs has built a lot of solar power systems over the past few years.   SunControl, Project Curacao2, Project Curacao,  SunAirPlus,  WeatherPi and the recent Solar Powered ESP8266.  We have fooled around […]
Tutorial: Using GrovePowerSave / USB PowerControl to Reduce Solar Power Requirements

Tutorial: Using GrovePowerSave / USB PowerControl to Reduce Solar Power Requirements

Tutorial: Using GrovePowerSave / USB PowerControl to Reduce Solar Power Requirements Designing Small Solar Power Systems is always a challenge.   We always have a balance between the amount of hardware we want to power, how much power these devices […]
Tutorial:  Using Grove Adaptors on Pin Header Sensors

Tutorial: Using Grove Adaptors on Pin Header Sensors

Tutorial: Using Grove Adaptors on Pin Header Sensors Grove connectors are appearing everywhere.  They are on sensors, computers, shields and hats.   There are multiple manufactures using this ubiquitous 4 pin plugs, including SwitchDoc Labs.   Grove adaptors allow you to […]
Guest Blog – Solar Powered OurWeather Station Part #1

Guest Blog – Solar Powered OurWeather Station Part #1

Guest Blog – Larry Bonnette’s Solar Powered OurWeather Station #1 Editors Note:  We were tickled to receive this guest blog by Larry Bonnette.   He did a great job on building this Solar Powered OurWeather Kit and by adapting the GroveWeatherPi solar […]
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