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by georgelza
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: apt-get update and upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 344

Re: apt-get update and upgrade

thank you

had a look quickly, the pi in question luckily/actually have stretch on it, so not that old... phew.

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by georgelza
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: apt-get update and upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 344

Re: apt-get update and upgrade

Ok, then other than those, is there a way to upgrade a jessie SD to Buster without creating a new SD card and having to redeploy all software.

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by georgelza
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: apt-get update and upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 344

apt-get update and upgrade

Hi guys Not done this before and don't have a Pi to test this on at the moment... I'm running Jessie atm, will a apt-get update and apt-get upgrade upgrade the OS to buster ? Looking at min / easiest way to get a current build to be able to run on the Pi4, really don't want to have to do a nw Image ...
by georgelza
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Display-o-tron HAT projects
Replies: 24
Views: 1860

Re: Display-o-tron HAT projects

Hmm

Thanks

Think I need to go dig around scrolling a bit 😜

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by georgelza
Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Display-o-tron HAT projects
Replies: 24
Views: 1860

Re: Display-o-tron HAT projects

spot on, was not aware of the if last line to long then it wraps to first line, that was the problem, I removed the second and micro seconds from display, not really needed, and all pretty now. Thanks. G To me that looks like your last line is to long for the display so the last part of it is auto w...
by georgelza
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Display-o-tron HAT projects
Replies: 24
Views: 1860

Re: Display-o-tron HAT projects

thanks, will try.
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by georgelza
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Display-o-tron HAT projects
Replies: 24
Views: 1860

Re: Display-o-tron HAT projects

Photo of LCD...
by georgelza
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Display-o-tron HAT projects
Replies: 24
Views: 1860

Re: Display-o-tron HAT projects

will improve, allot of this was me=lazy and just copy paste and it worked, showed what i wanted, ye i should probably have gone through it, but was sick, on meds and it showed me what i wanted. G Try changing the line humid = str(float ("%3.f" % humidity)) #define output formats for Humidity and Tem...
by georgelza
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Display-o-tron HAT projects
Replies: 24
Views: 1860

Re: Display-o-tron HAT projects

I'm, saying I'm getting actualllyyyyy

%17%imidity 45 %

and the number 17 changes here and there a bit...

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by georgelza
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Display-o-tron HAT projects
Replies: 24
Views: 1860

Re: Display-o-tron HAT projects

sorry, was a typo... or make that clickoooo

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by georgelza
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Display-o-tron HAT projects
Replies: 24
Views: 1860

Re: Display-o-tron HAT projects

#!/usr/bin/python ######################################################################################################################## # # # # File : dp.py # # # Created : 15th June 2019 # # Notes : https://iotbytes.wordpress.com/store-mqtt-data-from-sensors-into-sql-database/ # : https://pytho...
by georgelza
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Display-o-tron HAT projects
Replies: 24
Views: 1860

Re: Display-o-tron HAT projects

... anyone seen before. line 0, first characters printed ":17:" always a colon, followed by 2 numbers and another colon.\\does not matter what i do. Hum_String = "Humidity: "+ humid+" %" #define string for display-o-tron Temp_String = "Temp: "+ cT+ " C" Time_String = date_time lcd.clear() #clear dis...
by georgelza
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Display-o-tron HAT projects
Replies: 24
Views: 1860

Re: Display-o-tron HAT projects

At the moment I got the DOT plugged onto ZeroW and then configured a DHT11 (to be replaced by a BME280) on the top pin's. Trying to decide how I'm going to package this nicer... Might opt for a different LCD, need 3 or 4 lines, preferable form factor of a Zero W. For now it's working. Assume with th...
by georgelza
Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Display-o-tron HAT projects
Replies: 24
Views: 1860

Re: Display-o-tron HAT projects

hehehe

even at times I amaze myself :D

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echmain wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:40 am
Gotta give you a tip of the hat for your patience.
by georgelza
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Display-o-tron HAT projects
Replies: 24
Views: 1860

Re: Display-o-tron HAT projects

anyone ?

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by georgelza
Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Current and Voltage sensors, what are the options?
Replies: 7
Views: 3813

Re: Current and Voltage sensors, what are the options?

Also trying to do this, measure 8 x feeds of (0-150V, and 0-30 amp), have free access to sct-013-000's if they can be used.

Anyone get a working solution for this.

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by georgelza
Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: MQQT Victron VenusGX controller and Sonoff switches
Replies: 4
Views: 363

Re: MQQT Victron VenusGX controller and Sonoff switches

thanks all, think i need to create a little VM and play with NodeRed a bit, and MQTT streams. Create some test data, put them and then see what i can do.

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by georgelza
Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: MQQT Victron VenusGX controller and Sonoff switches
Replies: 4
Views: 363

Re: MQQT Victron VenusGX controller and Sonoff switches

hehehe looks like I scratched someone else interest. I want to place some Sonoff basic's and Sonoff POW R2's (heavy loads, like kettle, toaster, electric blankets). then when on solar power snd kids or wife forgot any of these on, or try and use them when PV feed is low then I can switch them off. T...
by georgelza
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: MQQT Victron VenusGX controller and Sonoff switches
Replies: 4
Views: 363

MQQT Victron VenusGX controller and Sonoff switches

Hi all Wonder if anyone playing in the home automation have create a python application, that consume from MQTT, messages coming from a Victron VenusGX controller and then action re-flashed sonoff switches... If they happen to be consuming message from the sonoff/MQTT feed also and submitting to say...
by georgelza
Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Measuring Geyser temperature and controlling via Relay.
Replies: 2
Views: 826

Re: Measuring Geyser temperature and controlling via Relay.

ok... firstly, I'm not a 5 yr old kid... switching 10 amp using a relay switch and switching 16amps or 20 is as far as danger concern no different. Ye, geyser might be in your vocabulary a hot water sprout, thats for wanting to sound clever, in some parts of the world, a geyser is simply seen ad the...
by georgelza
Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Scheduler
Replies: 1
Views: 394

Scheduler

Anyone write a scheduler that can...

Takes start time,
Stop time or run time

Work with start as run every min of hour, or day of week, or day of month,

Aka similar to a cron, but want to be able to specify a stop time, or a run for x min.

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by georgelza
Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Measuring Geyser temperature and controlling via Relay.
Replies: 2
Views: 826

Measuring Geyser temperature and controlling via Relay.

Hi guys At the low level pretty simple really, But has anyone been able to do this. #1... Geysers work on 20Amp circuits and well our available relay's are all only certified for 10Amp. - otherwise i need to use a 10Amp relay to control a 2nd higher capable Relay, which sounds messy. #2 Anyone integ...
by georgelza
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: Go.Lang inside Docker Container
Replies: 2
Views: 3075

Go.Lang inside Docker Container

Hi all.

Anyone tried running Go lang inside a docker container on the RPi ?

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by georgelza
Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Measuring home power consumption using Pi
Replies: 5
Views: 28892

Re: Measuring home power consumption using Pi

So I'd like to revive this thread. Looking at doing : #1 a main power feed monitor, Just measuring what the consumption is of the house in real time. #2 ... phase 2... some where down the line, maybe start measuring individual circuits., South africa uses a 220V system. I found the following sensor,...
by georgelza
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Measuring Amp-age and Voltage to calculate Wattage for Power metering
Replies: 1
Views: 557

Measuring Amp-age and Voltage to calculate Wattage for Power metering

Hi hi all


I want to build a Power meter, basically Calc Amp/H

Anyone done something like this before, anyone know of a board/HAT that can do this?

Once measure I'll push the data to a DB to be calculated in a Wattage/month mapping to a cost.

... need to be able to measure 240V @ 32 AMP

G

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