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Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera on the Microscope

29 JANUARY 2021

In September 2019 we purchased a Brunel BMSZ trinocular stereomicroscope to use with our projects. We wanted to be able to take digital stills and record video using the microscope and at the time we purchase the DSLR...

Setting up Home Assistant on Raspbian Jessie Lite with I2C

10 AUGUST 2017

Home Assistant is an open-source home automation platform running on Python 3 which can run on the Raspberry Pi to interface and control may of the internet of things (IOT) devices available from different manufacturers. I...

Raspberry Pi Zero Handheld Barcode Scanner Part 3

02 JUNE 2017

This is the third and final part of a three-part series on designing and building a barcode scanner using a Raspberry Pi Zero W. Raspberry Pi Zero Handheld Barcode Scanner Part 1 Raspberry Pi Zero Handheld Barcode Scanner...

Raspberry Pi Zero Handheld Barcode Scanner Part 2

23 APRIL 2017

This is the second part in an ongoing project to build a wireless barcode scanner based on the Raspberry Pi Zero. View part one here: Raspberry Pi Zero Handheld Barcode Scanner Part 1 and part three here: Raspberry...

Raspberry Pi Zero W external antenna mod

04 MARCH 2017

With the release of the new Raspberry Pi Zero earlier this week we ordered one from The Pi Hut to use with our expansion boards (they all work without any problems) and one from Pimoroni to use with our barcode scanner...

Raspberry Pi Zero Handheld Barcode Scanner Part 1

15 JANUARY 2017

This blog post is part one of a new project we have been working on in our spare time for the past few weeks, a new Raspberry Pi Zero based wireless barcode scanner with a touch screen interface. Part Two of the project...

Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger Version 2

30 NOVEMBER 2015

Three years ago we designed a solar data logger based on a Raspberry Pi which monitored the solar heating and PV system in the house as well as measuring the amount of energy we were using.  This system has served...

Mastervolt Soladin 600 Optical Interface Noise Fail

11 NOVEMBER 2015

Since we solved the RF interference problems http://www.briandorey.com/post/mastervolt-soladin-rf-filtering with our Mastervolt Soladin 600 mains inverter we had planned to use the data port to link to our Raspberry...

Windows 10 IOT Libraries for Raspberry Pi

15 JUNE 2015

Since the announcement that Windows 10 IOT was being released to use on the Raspberry Pi model 2 we have been experimenting with the platform and Andrew has been busy converting the Python 2 and 3 libraries he had written...

Raspberry Pi board Test Jigs

21 DECEMBER 2014

Since starting to design and manufacturer our own Raspberry Pi expansion boards which we sell on www.abelectronics.co.uk we have found that the testing phase of the board production has always been very time consuming as...

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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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