Category Archives: RaspberryPi

Cheap Thermal Camera with RPi

Rather simple build once the author figured out how to get the RPi to talk to the camera. The camera is a MLX90640 made by Melexis. but you want the one with a controller board GY-MCU90640. Which runs for $80. … Continue reading

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Using an RPi for multiple webcams

Good idea to take some old webcams and turn them into security cameras under one device. https://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-Webcam-Server-With-Motion-Detection-Using/

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RPi christmas tree display

Interest build.  The LED’s for this project must have been a small fortune.  Anyways the author built a nice LED stand to put over a planter and uses a Raspberry PI for the controller. https://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Maker-Tree/

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Project to turn an RPi into a Stingray

Well not fully one.  But it does act as an IMSI catcher. https://github.com/Oros42/IMSI-catcher It Might Be Possible To Build A Stingray With A Raspberry Pi  

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Using an RPi to control your garage door

Good idea, seems like alot more wires going to the relay than I would think you need.  But it looks like the author is using an older RPi (original one I think) in this project, so this could be a … Continue reading

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Drawbot with RPi only

I like this build over ones from years past, looks like $100 in materials?  Its come a long way and now it does not even need an arduino to control the motors, instead everything goes thru a RPi Zero. https://www.instructables.com/id/Drawbot/

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A nice etch a sketch build

I like this build, the author with 2 steppers, an RPi, build this to draw pictures on an etch-a-sketch, could be a good way to into for kids into CNC or robotics. Bot Makes Etch A Sketch Art In One … Continue reading

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Nice write-up on a simple Arcade build

I like this build, author is pretty straight and to the point, kept everything simple to build too.  Oh and cheap ($200 in parts). https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arcade-Machine-for-Cheap/  

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Build yourself an underwater camera

The author uses an RPi Zero and its camera to build this.  Most of the cost is in the electronics since the rest is PVC pipe.  Its a nice looking build overall.  Author has the costs at $100 An Achievable … Continue reading

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Nice build to make RPi’s easier to setup

Basically on first boot the RPI will offer up a wifi connection and a webpage so you can configure it for your network. Deploying a Turnkey Raspberry Pi System

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