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by pihome
Sun Oct 04, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control
Replies: 17
Views: 30352

Re: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control

@mlp you can contact me on info at pihome dot eu, there is no way of pm on raspberry forum for sure. yes atmega328p is on expensive side for what it can deliver, unfortunately we dont have any hardware specialist in the team who can suggest or work on better mcu. i was under the impression that in N...
by pihome
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control
Replies: 17
Views: 30352

Re: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control

Hi mlp, My team is working on PiHome to make it compatible with North America system, and we are trying to understand consumers requirements and trying to cover all aspects of North America HVAC system, can you drop me email may be i can pick your brain. All tech guys can work and live with rpi and ...
by pihome
Fri Oct 02, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control
Replies: 17
Views: 30352

Re: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control

@Guytas no worries at all, PiHome implement logic of anticipation of the temperature with weather temperature factor with Deadband. have look at the code, its all open source. you can download img file or if you think you can contribute any code in project feel free to have look at PiHome Github rep...
by pihome
Sat May 09, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control
Replies: 17
Views: 30352

Re: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control

@amarden,
img file hosted on PiHome website is for raspberry pi, compatible across all version of rpi, if you have knowledge and want to get involved in creating docker image please feel free to contact me. i have not experience in creating docker img, but willing to invest some time in it.
by pihome
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: PI Zero W + battery + relay + car
Replies: 7
Views: 1871

Re: PI Zero W + battery + relay + car

I think that 18650 battery would serve as backup as when you start car, your car battery may not supply enough voltage and may cause pi to reboot during starting the car. On shutdown need some sort of intelligence to shutdown pi when car engine isn’t running.
That’s my 2 cent
by pihome
Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Use the RPi to filter youtube videos?
Replies: 3
Views: 1336

Re: Use the RPi to filter youtube videos?

i m very interested in such project but dont think rpi can handle this much, i know pfsense have truck load addons to do web filtering but video is another thing.
by pihome
Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Android
Topic: RPi Android app to configure Wifi connection?
Replies: 1
Views: 1939

Re: RPi Android app to configure Wifi connection?

i dont think there is any android app for this but Setup Wi-Fi connection without connecting any display to raspberry pi, just simply create a text file and call it wpa_supplicant.conf and place into the /boot/ folder and add following contents to this file. network={ ssid="MyWifi" psk="mywifipasswo...
by pihome
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Raspberry pi LAMP (Apache, PHP 7.0 and MySQL/MariaDB and phpMyAdmin) Server IMG File
Replies: 0
Views: 3446

Raspberry pi LAMP (Apache, PHP 7.0 and MySQL/MariaDB and phpMyAdmin) Server IMG File

I have prepared Raspberry pi 8GB SD card image with the LAMP stack and including Apache, PHP 7.0 and MySQL/MariaDB and phpMyAdmin pre-installed and configured, you can download this image and burn it on SD card (minimum 8GB sd card required). You need to expand the file system to the full size of th...
by pihome
Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control
Replies: 17
Views: 30352

Re: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control

Hi All i have added option for nRF24L01 wireless and wired to rpi GPIO. check out how to build link and for all wiring connections etc.. let me know what you guys think. Wired Heating System Connected to Raspberry Pi GPIO 1-Wire DS18b20 Temperature Sensor Multi Zone Heating Control System Relay Rasp...
by pihome
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control
Replies: 17
Views: 30352

Re: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control

Hi All,
i have added support for Zone controller relay & boiler relay directly connected to raspberry pi GPIO.
as of today. you need to uncomment following lines.

205, 206 for Zone Relay
247, 248 for Boiler Relay ON status
285, 286 for Boiler Relay Off status
by pihome
Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control
Replies: 17
Views: 30352

Re: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control

@hunty1980
sorry for late reply, i have added comments in cron/boiler.php file in case if you have boiler/zone valve connected on RPI GPIO. rest of the project stay same. let me know if you this does not work for you.
PiHome
by pihome
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control
Replies: 17
Views: 30352

Re: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control

@hunty1980 how you are controlling your gas boiler (heat source)? pihome project works with mysensors library. temperature sensors and relay to control each zone and second relay to control gas boiler are wireless using nRF24L01. temperature sensors are battery powered. i have wired systems where te...
by pihome
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Connect to existing WLAN (hotel) and create a new AP for personal devices
Replies: 23
Views: 10082

Re: Connect to existing WLAN (hotel) and create a new AP for personal devices

I was thinking same thing while back, ie. have rpi with me and that connects to hotel public wifi and then dial-in to my home openvpn raspberry pi to have secure connection and then broadcast ssid for connection for all Wi-Fi devices but don't know how to get around to hotel web portal. haven't test...
by pihome
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Managed Wifi Roaming with Raspberry pi, Help?
Replies: 1
Views: 773

Re: Managed Wifi Roaming with Raspberry pi, Help?

from what i understand, you are looking for alternate to what is out there i.e central management console and then each remote pi as access point, but all managed from central pi, i haven't seen anything like this but may be some one is doing this already and it would be very interesting to see it i...
by pihome
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control
Replies: 17
Views: 30352

DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control

Hi Guys, Its my first project base on Raspberry pi so i thought i can share here and if you want you can download it from my site at PiHome site . Background: i have two story house with basic heating system installed in around 2007 when house was built with three zone i.e ground floor, first floor ...

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