Category Archives: RaspberryPi

Ha, simple robot build

This one is pretty impressive build.  With an RPi and some simple motor controllers. http://hackaday.com/2017/05/31/zerobot-is-as-simple-as-it-gets/

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Getting Serial data from Arduion ot RPi to MySQL with CoAP

I have heard bits about CoAP in the past, never thought past that.  Looks like CoAP could be a good simple interface for IoT builds.  This one is getting sensor data out to the rest of the system https://www.instructables.com/id/Serial-Data-From-Arduino-to-Raspberry-Pi-to-MySQL-/

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Awesome Arcade build

The author did a good job with writting up the hardware part of this build.  I like how all the measurements are done out for you too to cut your own. https://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-Machine-Avengers-Design/

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Turn an RPi into a Google Assistant

Not as nice as the real thing, but it gets the job done.  Looks like you can even do this with the origianl RPi’s too. https://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Assistant-on-a-Raspberry-Pi/ Oh and go here for adding a button to it https://www.instructables.com/id/Button-Trigger-for-Google-Assistant-on-the-Raspber/

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Using an RPi for a homebrewed alarm system

This is an interesting build.  The core is a RPi but it has alot of logic built in to prevent from annoying other family members in the house. Keep the Burglars Away With Some Pi   https://partofthething.com/thoughts/?p=1037

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Smashing, use to make desktops for TV’s and old monitors

Makes nice simple displays from something like an RPi to a display. https://github.com/Smashing/smashing

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Turn a RPi into a PBX with Astrisk

Been wanting to do this for some time.  Should not that you do not need to use a Pi zero (any RPi will do).  The write up seems OK, it could use a bit more info here and there. https://www.instructables.com/id/RaspiAsteriskGoogle-Run-Google-Voice-Assistant-Via/

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Another nice looking Smart Mirror

Another nice mirror build.  Not so sure where she got a monitor small enough to fit in a 12×12 inch mirror thought. https://www.instructables.com/id/University-of-Cincinnati-CCM-Capstone-Raspberry-Pi/

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Make your RPi into an onion router

Called OnionPi.  Basically if you want to have your own cheap anonymizer, you can use your RPi to do so.  Keep in mind you are putting all your net traffic thru one of these when its in use. Onion Pi … Continue reading

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Need an opensource electronics project, check codemade.io first

Its like a cross between instructables and thingiverse for electronics.  Mostly mod’s to things like arduinos and RPis for electronics. http://lifehacker.com/codemade-is-a-big-collection-of-open-source-electronics-1789750030 sample https://www.codemade.io/search/camera

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