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01 August 2012

12v iPad Charger

Following the 4th Apple iPad charger failing and not wanting to spent even more money with Apple to replace...

25 July 2012

The Hackaday Effect

Today one of my projects was added to the popular hacking site Hack a Day for the Raspberry Pi solar...

24 July 2012

Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger

The Raspberry Pi solar data logger project is now live and is the latest version of our previous data...

20 July 2012

Raspberry Pi Fan Controller and Interface

To make it easier to connect the various cables to the new Raspberry Pi ADC board we decided to make...

14 July 2012

Raspberry Pi I2C Microchip MCP3428 ADC Reading

The code sample below shows how to read the ADC values from the MCP3428 16-Bit, Multi-Channel Analog-to-Digital...

11 July 2012

Raspberry Pi I2C Analog to Digital Converter

The original plan for the Analog-to-Digital Converter was to use the Dallas 1-Wire system and use the...

10 July 2012

New Raspberry Pi I2C interface project

Currently working on a new I/O board add-on for the Raspberry PI computer. The PCB will have 8 16bit...

06 July 2012

Raspberry Pi I2C Microchip MCP9800123 Temperature Sensor

The plan to use an Android phone and IOIO board to log the solar data has been abandoned after repeated...

26 June 2012

IOIO Android I2C Light Levels using TSL2561 Logging Code

As part of the home solar PV and hot water project we are now using an IOIO board with an android tablet...

26 June 2012

IOIO Android I2C Temperature Logging Code

As part of the home solar PV and hot water project we are now using an IOIO board with an android tablet...

25 June 2012

Blog featured on EEWeb Electrical Engineering Community

My project blog has been featured as Site of the Day on the EEWeb Electrical Engineering Community website. www.eeweb.com/websites/brian-dorey.com-random-stuff-and-projects

11 June 2012

From Arduino to IOIO and Android Solar Logging Project

The planned Arduino based Solar PV and Hot water monitoring and logging system was found to be very unstable...

31 May 2012

Thermal Panel fitting

After several problems with slate suppliers, the builder who is replacing the front roof was able to...

26 May 2012

Arduino Solar Logging Installed

Following from Arduino based Solar PV and Hot water monitoring and logging posts the various hardware...

13 May 2012

Arduino Solar Logging Update

Following from Arduino based Solar PV and Hot water monitoring and logging post the various hardware...

13 May 2012

Arduino Mains Water Pump Logging

As part of the solar hot water system (view other blog posts) we have been installing onto our home we...

13 May 2012

Arduino Mains Voltage and Current Logging

As part of the solar hot water system (view other blog posts) we have been installing onto our home we...

13 May 2012

Solar Hot Water Install Dual Coil Cylinder

Next stage of the solar hot water install, fitting a new dual coil hot water cylinder. The new cylinder...

03 May 2012

Arduino based Solar PV and Hot water monitoring and logging Part 2

Following on from my post Arduino based Solar PV and Hot water monitoring and logging we have designed...

02 May 2012

Solar Hot Water Install Stage One

Following on from my post about the Arduino based Solar PV and Hot water monitoring the solar hot water...

29 April 2012

Arduino based Solar PV and Hot water monitoring and logging

We are upgrading our DIY PV off grid system with extra panels and also a solar hot water system using...


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