Pi Weather Station – Project Update No. 3

Well, after a bit of development I now have a working prototype for the newly renamed Weather Sensor Node using a Raspberry Pi Model A+ and an Arduino Pro Mini clone. The Raspberry Pi handles with web interface which is written in Python and Flask and talks to the digital …

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Pi Weather Station – Energy Sensor Node

The Energy Sensor Node allows near real time measurement of electrical power consumption. The hardware and sensor reading code is based on the guide from OpenEnergyMonitor on How to build and Arduino energy monitor – measuring mains current only. They have some excellent information about CT (current transformer) sensors and …

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Pi Weather Station – Development Log

Progress Update – 22 April 2017 The project is still very much alive! I haven’t spent much time on it lately due to other commitments, however, I plan to use MQTT as a data transfer protocol between the various sensor systems and display units by utilising a Raspberry Pi as a …

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Mood Lamp – Project Update No. 3

After some extensive testing of the sound to light feature I have decided I am not overly happy with the performance as it currently largely depends on the volume of audio being played. If the audio is too quiet, the lights are very dim and if the audio is too loud …

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Mood Lamp – Project Update No. 2

After a lot of tinkering with the software I have now arrived at a version I am happy with.  The mood lamp has the following functions: Rainbow colour changer (manual and automatic) Fire effect Sunrise and sunset effects Sound to light Colour changer which cycles through several colour palettes Static …

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My First Projects

I have added two new pages to this site covering my first three projects I am currently working on using the Raspberry Pi and Arduino platforms: Raspberry Pi powered weather station, Arduino powered RGB mood lamp, Weather Station A Raspberry Pi and Arduino powered weather station capable of displaying current conditions …

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Pi Weather Station

The Pi Weather Station is a Raspberry Pi and Arduino powered Weather Station, energy monitor, temperature monitor and local weather forecast display. The project comprises of five systems: Indoor display hub (powered by a Raspberry Pi Model B+) – acts as the main hub of the system, uploads data to the web …

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