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View the blog post for Radxa X2L and ADC Pi Bridging Microcontrollers with Linux

Radxa X2L and ADC Pi, Bridging Microcontrollers with Linux

Adding analogue inputs to the Intel Celeron J4125 Radxa X2L using an ADC Pi Raspberry Pi expansion hat with micro python

10 February 2024 13 min read


View the blog post for Fujinon Pro 2010 Night Vision Scope Infrared LED Mod

Fujinon Pro 2010 Night Vision Scope Infrared LED Mod

We added an infrared LED into our Fujinon Pro 2010 night vision monocular to help with night vision illumination

30 January 2024 4 min read


View the blog post for Three Elgato Key Light remote control using an ESP32 Wi-Fi module

Three Elgato Key Light remote control using an ESP32 Wi-Fi module

Building a remote controller for three Elgato Key Lights using a low-cost ESP32 Wi-Fi module with push switches and indicator LEDs

26 January 2024 15 min read


View the blog post for Elgato Key Light remote control using an ESP32 Wi-Fi module

Elgato Key Light remote control using an ESP32 Wi-Fi module

Building a simple remote controller for Elgato Key Lights using a low-cost ESP32 Wi-Fi module and a push switch

20 January 2024 16 min read


View the blog post for Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera Fungus image quality problems

Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera Fungus image quality problems

Our Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera had a fungus problem which made the camera unusable until it was taken apart and cleaned

15 January 2024 2 min read


View the blog post for Fujinon Pro 2010 night vision monocular teardown and repair

Fujinon Pro 2010 night vision monocular teardown and repair

Teardown and easy repair of a Fujinon Pro 2010 night vision monocular

12 January 2024 5 min read


View the blog post for Home Server upgrade to an Intel N100 fanless ASRock N100DC-ITX

Home Server upgrade to an Intel N100 fanless ASRock N100DC-ITX

Upgrading our home Linux server again with a new low-power Intel N100 fanless system with 32Gb RAM and 1Tb NVMe storage.

20 December 2023 8 min read


View the blog post for BOBOVR M3 Pro battery pack inductor noise fix on Meta Quest 3

BOBOVR M3 Pro battery pack inductor noise fix on Meta Quest 3

Modifying a BOBOVR M3 Pro VR headstrap battery for the Meta Quest 3 to reduce audible noise from the battery pack.

25 November 2023 5 min read


View the blog post for Modding Beat Saber on the Quest 3 with QuestPatcher

Modding Beat Saber on the Quest 3 with QuestPatcher

Using QuestPatcher and SideQuest to mod Beat Saber on the Quest 3 to add custom songs and mods

05 November 2023 8 min read


View the blog post for John Smith Googlebot and abandoned shopping carts

John Smith, Googlebot and abandoned shopping carts

GoogleBot is pretending to be an e-commerce customer called John Smith and abandoning the order at the payment stage

07 September 2023 3 min read


View the blog post for First year of data and savings from Solar PV array upgrade

First year of data and savings from Solar PV array upgrade

Our solar PV system has saved us £847.18 in the past 12 months, and heating the hot water for free on sunny days with the myenergy eddi solar diverter

02 September 2023 8 min read


View the blog post for Buying Used Test Equipment from Ham Radio Rallies

Buying Used Test Equipment from Ham Radio Rallies

Visiting FRARS Hamfest in Wimborne and buying used test equipment from Ham radio rallies

21 August 2023 9 min read


View the blog post for Amazon Echo Pop Smart Speaker teardown

Amazon Echo Pop Smart Speaker teardown

New teardown and looking inside the latest Amazon Echo Pop smart home speaker and Amazon Alexa smart home device

23 July 2023 13 min read


View the blog post for TP Link Tapo TC65 Camera image capture using OpenCV for a webcam

TP Link Tapo TC65 Camera image capture using OpenCV for a webcam

Using a low-cost tp-link Wi-Fi security camera and OpenCV, a popular computer vision library, we have created a Python script that captures high-quality images from the RTSP (Real-Time Streaming Protocol) video stream generated by the camera and uploads to our Virtual Swanage tourism website.

02 July 2023 12 min read


View the blog post for Learning Code Raspberry Pi Fruit and Growing Food

Learning Code, Raspberry Pi, Fruit, and Growing Food

May 2023 updates, website changes and projects and how we grow our own food on a small allotment

06 May 2023 8 min read


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