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Pi-LCD launched on Kickstarter at CamJam

Great day at CamJam yesterday, launching my new Pi-LCD Kickstarter. Pi-LCD is a low cost board that allows common 16×2 LCD modules, including the newer full colour RGB backlit variants to be easily connected to a Raspberry Pi. The Pi-LCD project … Continue reading

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Cambridge Raspberry Jam Saturday 12th Sept

Firstly I should apologise for not posting anything for the last couple of months, partly this is because I have been working on a new Kickstarter project – which with a bit of luck will launch later today. I will … Continue reading

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RasPiO Duino up and working

With the PiMuxClock work going well I decided it was time to experiment a little with my RasPiO Duino board. I built it with some enthusiasm a few weeks ago but did not get passed the blinking LED test. In … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Funded

Really pleased that my PiMuxClock Kickstarter was successfully funded yesterday. I will be posting some better pictures over the weekend [ when I have tided up my desk ] but here is one showing the final board design. The board … Continue reading

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The PiMuxClock Launches on Kickstarter

The PiMuxClock, is a simple Raspberry Pi add-on card, allowing you to create a basic digital clock and temperature display for your RPi. The PiMuxClock has been launched as Kickstarter project. To support and please visit the PiMuxClock Kickstarter page. There you … Continue reading

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Night Time Cat Monitor

The picture is of my ‘proof- of-concept’ infra-red cat monitor, based around a RPi Model A , Pi NoIR camera and motion sensor. As a number of other people have found the IR LEDs are only really good for a … Continue reading

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USB LCD Display for the Raspberry PI

A number of people have asked me about the USB LCD display we had on our table at the Raspberry Pi Birthday on Saturday, so I have pulled together the following details. I found the display while looking for a way … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Birthday – somewhat tired today

Great day at the Raspberry Pi Birthday event yesterday, good to be able to browse for Pi bits, reminded me of attending electronics shows at Alexandra Palace  in the late 70s……… Party was fun, good beer, Pizza and cake, just what we needed at … Continue reading

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All packed up for the Raspberry PI Big Birthday Weekend

  Just finished packing for the Raspberry PI big weekend tomorrow. Mk2 Chicken Waterheater will be in the ‘show and tell’ area on Saturday, together with a few other bits I have been working on recently.

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Defrosting the Turkey

I have been working on an update to my Raspberry Pi Chicken Water Heater project recently, replacing the analogue temperature sensors with DS18B20 digital Temperature Sensors. At the same time I have simplified the heater relay circuit, replacing the interposing relays with … Continue reading

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