Category Archives: RaspberryPi

Use an old tablet for a display on on RPi

Well I think I found a use for some old Amazon Tablets. The author uses VNC or RDP to access the RPi over the network. And act as its display. It sounds like RDP is a better way to go … Continue reading

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Adding in your own bluetooth

Not a bad build. The author took a RPi Zero, and a DAC hat to make a bluetooth receiver to go into the stereo in on a car. He built a custom RPi image to do this all with too … Continue reading

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Cool build for a smart buoy

The build is to measure aspects of the ocean. Its a nice build but not so sure if the average person can make it (the 3D print is pretty big). I wonder if they could switch to using plumping supplies … Continue reading

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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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