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Prototype Virtual Model Railway Control Panel Working

Happy tonight as I have just successfully operated a turnout [point] on my model railway via a Raspberry Pi running VNC for the first time. When I started to build the model railway my plan was to build a custom control … Continue reading

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Adding more IO to your RPi

As part of a plan to move from a dedicated panel to use a Rpi for controlling my model railway set, I have been experimenting with getting the I2C interface on a RPi working using a MCP23017 chip. In simple … Continue reading

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Tweeting from my RaspberryPi

Found James Bruce’s article on setting up a Raspberry Pi to Tweet yesterday. Great fun but more importantly from the chickens perspective I can now tweet the heater status and [if I can waterproof my pi cam] pictures of feathered friends … Continue reading

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Rpi Controlled Chicken Water Heater Passes First Test

With the temperatures dropping below Freezing last night my Rpi controlled chicken water heater was called into action for the first time, passing with flying colours. I have started to write-out some basic instructions on how it all works on … Continue reading

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