Random projects and posts - page 7

Blog post for Ford Sync 3 USB Drive Music Playlists

Ford Sync 3 USB Drive Music Playlists

Creating music playlists to use in my Ford Focus and Ford Sync 3 software to play music from an external USB drive

Blog post for Home Energy Solar Logger Update

Home Energy Solar Logger Update

More updates to our Home Energy Solar Logger

Blog post for 10Mhz Frequency Standard Distribution Project

10Mhz Frequency Standard Distribution Project

Creating a 10Mhz Rubidium Frequency Standard with a SMA distribution board

Blog post for Camera Carry Grip Handle

Camera Carry Grip Handle

Making a custom aluminium camera carry grip handle for my Canon DSLR

Blog post for Summer 2016 Workshop  Update

Summer 2016 Workshop Update

An update on the state of our workshop after the slate roof on our house was replaced.

Blog post for CIF Relflow oven forced air cooling fan addon

CIF Relflow oven forced air cooling fan addon

Adding forced air cooling to our CIF Relflow oven

Blog post for 5uH LISN Tester Project

5uH LISN Tester Project

Building a 5uH Line Impedance Stabilization Network Tester Project

Blog post for Garmin Edge 810 and GoPro Hero 3 GPS Interference

Garmin Edge 810 and GoPro Hero 3 GPS Interference

My GoPro Hero 3 was causing GPS Interference with my Garmin Edge 810 bike computer

Blog post for Gas Meter Hall Effect Sensor

Gas Meter Hall Effect Sensor

Modifying a reed switch based gas meter sensor to use a hall effect sensor to allow us to record gas usage

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