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Meandering Pi @ BETT2016 RaspberryPi JAM

We will be at the RaspberryPi Jam @ BETT 2016 in London this Saturday, running a show & tell table. In addition to showing how you can use the PiMuxClock and Pi_LCD boards to support Key Stage 3 & 4 computing activities … Continue reading

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PiZero Christmas Project Complete

Update If you don’t want to go down the full DIY route you can purchase a PCB and kit of parts to make your own wordclock kit but clicking on the following link Order your Tempus Fugit Wordclock kits here   Back … Continue reading

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Ryanteck Pi Debug clip – my new travel companion

I’m away with work this week and want to be able to do some s/w development in the evenings for the Pi-LCD Kickstarter. In the past I have ended up taking an old wifi router with me, but thought time it … Continue reading

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RasPiO Duino up and working

With the PiMuxClock work going well I decided it was time to experiment a little with my RasPiO Duino board. I built it with some enthusiasm a few weeks ago but did not get passed the blinking LED test. In … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Funded

Really pleased that my PiMuxClock Kickstarter was successfully funded yesterday. I will be posting some better pictures over the weekend [ when I have tided up my desk ] but here is one showing the final board design. The board … Continue reading

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Defrosting the Turkey

I have been working on an update to my Raspberry Pi Chicken Water Heater project recently, replacing the analogue temperature sensors with DS18B20 digital Temperature Sensors. At the same time I have simplified the heater relay circuit, replacing the interposing relays with … Continue reading

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Great Laser Cutting Service

Taking a lateral look at my ongoing difficulty of finding decent enclosures for LCD displays (the thought of drilling lots of holes and filing to a neat finish fills me with deep despair)  I came across  a company called RazorLAB. RazorLAB … Continue reading

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Low cost motion detector for the RaspberryPi

Spent this evening experimenting with a low cost PIR motion detector [HC-SR501], it is small – appox 2cm by 3cm and easily to find for just over £2 on ebay. Connection is very simple just 3 wires, the device runs on … Continue reading

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Pi B+ Arrived this Morning

Firstly sorry that I have not posted in a while, I has been busy with other things and working on a new bit of Pi related hardware – I hope to be able to talk a little more about this … Continue reading

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My BitScope Micro Has Arrived

After short wait while it was couriered over from Australia my Bitscope micro has arrived. The Bitscope Micro is a low cost analyser and dual channel scope that interfaces via a USB port. There are a number of these in … Continue reading

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