Tempus Fugit Word Clock 3D Printed Case

Tempus Fugit Word Clock 3D Printed Case - Render

The Tempus Fugit Word Clock 3D Printed Case is is my first attempt at a case for my Tempus Fugit Word Clock powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero. The case was designed using AutoDesk 123D Design and is my first attempt at using this software! The final design took a few …

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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 – Weather Sensor Node

The purpose of the Weather Sensor Node is to read the attached weather sensors and provide a JSON API for accessing these over a LAN. Electronics The hardware for the Weather Sensor Node utilizes a Raspberry Pi Model A for the main unit which interfaces with the sensors, Arduino Pro …

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Pi Weather Station – Indoor Display Hub

The purpose of the indoor display hub is to: Read data from the sensor nodes Display sensor data on-screen Log sensor data to remote web-server Show current weather forecast. A few features I am still toying with are: Local traffic/public transport information Local/national news headlines. Hardware Raspberry Pi (Model B+ …

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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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Pi Weather Station – Project Update No 2

After playing around with several WiFi devices and an Arduino Mega to act as the remote sensor unit, I have decided it will probably be easier and more efficient to use a Raspberry Pi for this (as per my original idea). I was also toying with the idea of the remote …

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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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