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Arduino Solar Logging Update

13 MAY 2012

Following from Arduino based Solar PV and Hot water monitoring and logging post the various hardware and parts of the software have been installed, built and written. After two busy weekends working on the project the...

Arduino Mains Voltage and Current Logging

13 MAY 2012

As part of the solar hot water system (view other blog posts) we have been installing onto our home we wanted to be able to keep track of the mains electric being used by the house. Based on the open source OpenEnergyMontor...

Solar Hot Water Install Dual Coil Cylinder

13 MAY 2012

Next stage of the solar hot water install, fitting a new dual coil hot water cylinder. The new cylinder was 150mm taller and 70mm wider than the old hot water cylinder which was installed before which required all the...

Arduino based Solar PV and Hot water monitoring and logging

29 APRIL 2012

We are upgrading our DIY PV off grid system with extra panels and also a solar hot water system using a kit from http://navitron.org.uk/ with a 20 tube 58mm double wall evacuated tube solar collector on the roof and a new...

BlackMagic Intensity Pro HDMI capture of Galaxy Nexus and iPad 2

07 FEBRUARY 2012

BlackMagic Intensity Pro HDMI capture of Galaxy Nexus and iPad 2 While working on a new project we needed to be able to send video of the mobile apps under development to the clients online. This is to save us all having...

Wiring Land Rover Defender Heated Seats

22 JANUARY 2012

I found a pair of new and unused half leather TDCI/ PUMA Defender heated seats on ebay which I thought would be idea for the cold winter driving in my Defender. As I have a 1999 Defender it doesn't have any of the wiring...

Website Design the day job update

04 JANUARY 2012

I thought I should post an update to the About Me page on the site which hasn't been updated for a few years. Still building websites for my main business (www.apexweb.co.uk) and out taking photos for stock and clients websites....

Fitting a Redbooster Clutch Servo kit to an TD5 Landrover Defender

08 NOVEMBER 2011

The clutch pedal on my Defender is very heavy and causes a lot of pain with my knee problems. After seeing several recommendations for a clutch servo kit online, I ordered a Redbooster kit from www.redbooster.com who are...

HTC HD7 and Apple iPod Touch Wooden Stand

29 AUGUST 2011

Following from the previous HTC Desire Custom Wood Dock project, I have purchased a HTC HD7 phone and also an Apple iPod Touch. The plastic ipod stand wasn't very well made and I haven't been able to find a suitable...

Canon MPE 65mm to Sigma EM 140 DG ringflash adapter

30 JUNE 2011

We purchased the Sigma EM-140 DG ring flash a couple of years ago to use on the Canon MP-E 65mm macro lens. The flash mounts on the end of the lens using the supplied adapters but this leaves the flash lights around 30mm...

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About Me

Brian Dorey

Welcome to my blog, here you will find my projects and other things.
I make websites and manufacturer and sell expansion boards for the Raspberry Pi range of computers.

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