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by freekeys
Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: USB Scales & Pi
Replies: 3
Views: 1860

Re: USB Scales & Pi

Did you get anywhere with this? I’m looking to do a similar thing so would love to hear your experiences...
by freekeys
Sun May 20, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Camera module! (And a picture of JamesH)
Replies: 431
Views: 150324

Re: Camera module! (And a picture of JamesH)

I'm completely new to all of this, but what is the advantage of this compared with a USB connected camera/webcam?
by freekeys
Thu May 17, 2012 7:58 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Electric Imp on Pi
Replies: 3
Views: 2525

Electric Imp on Pi

Anyone thinking of trying these with a pi? Could be a nice solution for sensing/weather station/home automation type projects?

http://electricimp.com/developers/
by freekeys
Wed May 16, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Greenhouse Automation
Replies: 15
Views: 9890

Re: Greenhouse Automation

@hzrnbgy - Thanks, this looks pretty much ideal for me. I'm thinking of setting up multiple arduinos around the house (curtain open/close, LEDs, temp/humidity sensors etc.) feeding back into a RasPi via these modules. What is their range? Also, +1 on @hc08jb8's comments on part number/more project d...
by freekeys
Tue May 15, 2012 1:22 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Greenhouse Automation
Replies: 15
Views: 9890

Re: Greenhouse Automation

I have built the project with cost in mind from the beginning. I could have gone for some standard wireless protocol (like zigbee or wifi) but the modules are really expensive compared to what I'm using right now ($1.50 a pop). If anything, just hit me up here in the thread. I'm not really on the b...
by freekeys
Wed May 09, 2012 4:02 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: web access for house control
Replies: 11
Views: 4762

Re: web access for house control

<t>This sounds like the kind of thing I am aiming to set up and integrate into some sort of home monitoring/automation system..<br/> <br/> I am a complete beginner to this stuff though, I'm a Mac OSX/Windows user with no Linux or web development experience but I'm really keen to learn and have a lot...

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