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21 DECEMBER 2014

Raspberry Pi board Test Jigs

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...

17 AUGUST 2014

Banana Pi first tests

A few weeks ago I ordered a Banana Pi board from http://www.pidirect.org/products/banana-pi-0 who appear to be based in Ireland. The board arrived a couple of weeks later and after initially trying it with one of the...

15 JULY 2014

Off Grid Solar Changes

Last week one of our 125Ah 12 volt batteries on our off grid solar system failed after only 20 months use since we purchased the battery. Batteries and Isolator Switches Install Complete Raspberry Pi datalogger For...

22 JULY 2013

Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger v2 Plans

It has now been a year since the first Raspberry Pi solar data logger was launched and over the past 12 months it has been running continuously uploading data from our sensors to our online reporting site at home.briandorey.com...

06 JULY 2013

Raspberry Pi GPIO Protection

After damaging the GPIO port on our raspberry pi while designing a new solar monitoring system we decided that it might be a good idea to build a buffer/level translator to protect the GPIO pins from over voltage and ESD...

10 JUNE 2013

Cental Heating Control via Windows Phone and Raspberry Pi

I have now finished working on the mobile app for the Raspberry Pi controlled central heating controller. This is following from the www.briandorey.com/post/XBee-Central-Heating-Control-via-Raspberry-Pi blog post which detailed...

06 JUNE 2013

Raspberry Pi solar data logger after one year

It has now been just over 12 months since we installed our Raspberry Pi solar data logger system on the house and it has been uploading temperature readings, battery voltage and current readings every minute, 24 hours a day,...

20 NOVEMBER 2012

New Raspberry Pi Analogue to Digital converter

Following feedback and supply problems with the 16 bit ADC chip we had been using on our popular ADC Pi board which we sell on www.abelectronics.co.uk we have been working on a new version of the ADC board and we have now...

14 SEPTEMBER 2012

ADC Pi Raspberry Pi I2C Analog to Digital Converter boards available to buy online

Update April 2015 Since the launch of this first ADC board for the Raspberry Pi it has been replaced with the ADC Pi models and we have also mde variants of the ADC board with a ADC Differential Pi which is a 8...

10 AUGUST 2012

XBee Central Heating Control via Raspberry Pi

XBee Central Heating Control via Raspberry Pi Following from the previous post detailing the plans to build an XBee & Raspberry Pi central heating controller we have now built the control board and written the Microchip...

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