raspberry pi

Banana Pi first tests

17 AUGUST 2014

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...

Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger v2 Plans

22 JULY 2013

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...

Raspberry Pi GPIO Protection

06 JULY 2013

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...

Cental Heating Control via Windows Phone and Raspberry Pi

10 JUNE 2013

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...

Raspberry Pi solar data logger after one year

06 JUNE 2013

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,...

New Raspberry Pi Analogue to Digital converter

20 NOVEMBER 2012

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...

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

14 SEPTEMBER 2012

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...

XBee Central Heating Control via Raspberry Pi

10 AUGUST 2012

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...

Raspberry Pi central heating controller

08 AUGUST 2012

Now the solar monitoring and logging system is working we are going to build the wireless remote control for the hot water and central heating boiler and controller/programmer. We currently have a variant of an ACL Drayton...

Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger

24 JULY 2012

The Raspberry Pi solar data logger project is now live and is the latest version of our previous data logging systems using Arduino and Android + IOIO board projects. The data is used on a custom reporting website on home.briandorey.com...

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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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