Random projects and posts - page 7

Blog post for ESP8266 Mains Energy Monitor

ESP8266 Mains Energy Monitor

Building a custom ESP8266 based Wi-Fi mains electric and gas monitoring system

Blog post for Virtual Swanage 20 years old

Virtual Swanage 20 years old

Our tourism website Virtual Swanage is 20 years old. A look back at the history of the website.

Blog post for Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Gen Hot Water Installation

Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Gen Hot Water Installation

Replacing our old dumb central heating controller with a Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Gen and Hot Water Installation

Blog post for Starting your own ecommerce business

Starting your own ecommerce business

After building websites for customers for over a decade we decided to start our own e-commerce business.

Blog post for Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger Version 2

Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger Version 2

Time to replace our Raspberry Pi solar data logger with a new version 2 revision with more features and sensors

Blog post for Mastervolt Soladin 600 Optical Interface Noise Fail

Mastervolt Soladin 600 Optical Interface Noise Fail

Trying to add a optical interface to our Mastervolt Soladin 600 solar mains inverter but had problems with unwanted RF noise from the inverter

Blog post for USB MultiComms Part Four Case

USB MultiComms Part Four Case

Putting everything together in an enclosure and making custom front panels.

Blog post for USB MultiComms Part Three UART Board

USB MultiComms Part Three UART Board

Designing an isolated USB to UART interface.

Blog post for USB MultiComms Part Two RS232 Board

USB MultiComms Part Two RS232 Board

Designing an isolated USB to RS232 interface.

Blog post for USB MultiComms Part One USB Board

USB MultiComms Part One USB Board

Designing a modular serial interface for RS232, RS485, I2C, SPI and JTAG.

Blog post for Sinclair ZX81 Kit Build

Sinclair ZX81 Kit Build

We purchased a boxed and unopened Sinclair ZX81 Kit from eBay and decided to build it and see if it still worked after being in a box for over 30 years

Blog post for Hope One LED Light GoPro mount

Hope One LED Light GoPro mount

Making a custom Hope One LED Light and GoPro mount

Blog post for QuietPC Silent Fan Upgrade

QuietPC Silent Fan Upgrade

Upgrading the cooling in our mini PC with a QuietPC Silent Fan Upgrade

Blog post for USB Smart Charger with Bluetooth LE

USB Smart Charger with Bluetooth LE

Designing a USB smart charger with wireless power monitoring.

Blog post for HackRF One Shielded Case Installation

HackRF One Shielded Case Installation

Installing a shielded case for our HackRF One software defined radio