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Solar PV and Solar Thermal projects

Blog post for Raspberry Pi solar data logger after one year

Raspberry Pi solar data logger after one year

Twelve months of data from our Raspberry Pi solar data logger

Blog post for Solar Air Removal Upgrade SpiroVent RV2

Solar Air Removal Upgrade SpiroVent RV2

Adding an automatic air removal vent to our solar thermal system using a SpiroVent RV2

Blog post for Low Voltage Cut off using MAX8212

Low Voltage Cut off using MAX8212

Using a MAX8212 to add a low voltage cut off on our off grid solar PV system

Blog post for RF Shielding on a Mains Inverter

RF Shielding on a Mains Inverter

Our mains solar inverter is causing RF interference on our ham radio transceivers so we put it in a metal case to improve the RF shielding

Blog post for Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger

Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger

Building a data logger using a Raspberry Pi to record data from our solar PV system

Blog post for Raspberry Pi Fan Controller and Interface

Raspberry Pi Fan Controller and Interface

Raspberry Pi Fan Controller and Interface

Blog post for Raspberry Pi I2C  Analog to Digital Converter

Raspberry Pi I2C Analog to Digital Converter

Our first Raspberry Pi I2C Analog to Digital Converter with power supply

Blog post for Raspberry Pi I2C Microchip MCP9800123 Temperature Sensor

Raspberry Pi I2C Microchip MCP9800123 Temperature Sensor

Using a Microchip MCP9800123 temperature sensor with a Raspberry Pi

Blog post for IOIO Android I2C Light Levels using TSL2561 Logging Code

IOIO Android I2C Light Levels using TSL2561 Logging Code

Measuring Light Levels using TSL2561 and IOIO Android board via I2C