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28 April 2017

Building a Linux server with an Asus Tinker Board

For several years, we have been using a Raspberry Pi as a small Linux server for monitoring our solar...

23 April 2017

Raspberry Pi Zero Handheld Barcode Scanner Part 2

This is the second part in an ongoing project to build a wireless barcode scanner based on the Raspberry...

16 April 2017

Oculus Three Sensor upgrade and complete redecoration

With better software support for more than two Oculus sensors being released a couple of months ago,...

09 March 2017

New DJI Mavic Pro Drone

A few weeks ago, I finally decided it was time to order a quadcopter to play with for filming for...

04 March 2017

Raspberry Pi Zero W external antenna mod

With the release of the new Raspberry Pi Zero earlier this week we ordered one from The Pi Hut to...

21 February 2017

Car History Album

I was sorting though some old folders today and I found a photo album of my first cars and motorbike...

19 February 2017

HP MediaSmart EX475 VGA Port Mod and Linux Install

For many years we have used our old HP MediaSmart EX475 (WHS) Windows Home Server box as a secondary...

18 February 2017

SagePay AspDotNet Integration Kit NOTAVAILABLE error for 3dSecureStatus

Several of our web design clients use SagePay for their online payment provider and we have always...

15 January 2017

Raspberry Pi Zero Handheld Barcode Scanner Part 1

This blog post is part one of a new project we have been working on in our spare time for the past...

21 December 2016

Oculus Rift Sensor Wall Bracket Mount

The new Oculus Rift Touch controllers arrived today and so I needed to make a new wall mount for...

09 December 2016

CIF CF02 Reflow Oven Upgrade to Zallus Learning Controller

For the past four years, we have been using a CIF CF02 reflow oven to reflow and cook our circuit...

22 November 2016

Knowlton Chruch Night Photography Trip

After a busy day building Raspberry Pi boards, we took a drive tonight to Knowlton Church and earth works...

02 November 2016

Lyme Regis Sunset Photography trip

Went for a drive this afternoon down to Axmister Tools to pick up a few new tools for the workshop and...

30 October 2016

Nextbase 512G low profile mount mod for Ford Focus

After picking up the new Ford Focus last week I wanted to install a dash cam so in the event of us...

28 October 2016

Trip to Sturminster Mill in Dorset

Since picking up the new Ford Focus last week I can now drive again thanks to its Powershift six speed...

22 October 2016

Ford Sync 3 USB Drive Music Playlists

Our new Ford Focus arrived on Thursday this week and the 2016 model in the United Kingdom is now...

01 October 2016

Autumn News Update

Just over four years ago when we built our first Raspberry Pi ADC board (http://www.briandorey.com/post/Raspberry-Pi-I2C--Analog-to-Digital-Converter)...

06 September 2016

Home Energy Solar Logger Update

Since updating our home solar data logging system to the Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger Version 2 in...

04 September 2016

10Mhz Frequency Standard Distribution Project

Several months ago we purchased a FE-5680A Rubidium Frequency Standard from eBay, part number P/N 217400-30352-1....

29 August 2016

Camera Carry Grip Handle

Last week I decided to upgrade my old Canon 5D Mk1 to a new camera as I wanted a higher resolution and...

31 July 2016

Oculus Rift first impressions and VR sickness

Last friday I ordered an oculus rift from www.oculus.com/ and the large heavy box arrived on Monday...


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