Raspberry with cam in birdhouse

First of all, I'm French and I apologize for my bad English. Before to start, I drew a plan for my birdhouse in order to build it. First, you can see my youtube video here: https://youtu.be/S3MB3YABeRU After, I decided to add a camera to see the bird life and perhaps the baby birds. I will describe how to add a raspberry and a camera in my birdhouse. EDIT 1st October: Good news, coming soon the temperature ...

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Raspberry PI I/O Breakout cable and plugboard adaptor

This is the second is a series of Instructables aimed at documenting all the electronics-related activities that go on at So Make It; Southampton Makerspace (on the South coast, UK) Requests are more than welcome! This simple Instructable intentionally goes into way too much detail, since it is aimed at the beginner end of hardware hacking. It will allow you to hook to the 26-way header on the older Raspber ...

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Portable Raspberry Pi (Retropie Handheld) Build Guide Part 1

This is a guide for making a portable handheld retropie system. this is only a guide, this is not really a detailed step by step how-to, although you will see how easy(or hard) it can be. this assumes you are not a beginner and you know how to do things like load a disk image onto an sd card. part of the reason for doing this was to try and make a portable pi project with no modifications to the pi itself a ...

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Boards – Breakout the Pi – I2C, UART, GPIO and More

This post will be one in a series for all the components available to literally break out the expansion ports from the Pi. This series will cover Breadboarding components to connecting the various Shields and plates that are designed specifically for the Pi. 1. Breakout Kits Breakout Kits are used to connect the Pi to a breadboard, which comes in handy when prototyping your electronics. There are a few Brea ...

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PCB designing and isolation milling using only free Software

In this Instructable I will show you how to design and fabricate your own PCBs, exclusively using free software that runs on Windows as well as on a Mac. Things you need: computer with internet connection cnc mill/router, the more accurate the better 45°/20° V-Bit 0.8mm drill bit 3mm endmill copper clad board double-sided adhesive tape Step 1: Get the software You need the following software: Fritzing Inksc ...

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Gertboard Open Collector Drivers: ULN2803APG

If you were wondering how to use the open collector drivers on the Gertboard version 1, then you have come to the right place. As shown in the diagram, the red area marked out is the open collector driver section. The ULN2803APG is a Darlington driver IC that provides eight sink drivers. If you are new to the concept of sinking current then the Current Sinking and Sourcing in TTL Circuits article might help ...

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Touch Pi: Portable Raspberry Pi

Overview In this project we're building a portable Raspberry Pi using the model A+, PiTFT 3.5” display, Powerboost 500C and a 2500mAh lithium polymer battery. We designed this very simple case in CAD - It's a two part enclosure that's fasten together with screws. All the components are panel mounted and fit nicely in a small little enclosure. This is a great starting point to build on top of, because you ca ...

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Know all about Raspberry Pi Board Technology

The Raspberry pi is a single computer board with credit card size, that can be used for many tasks that your computer does, like games, word processing, spreadsheets and also to play HD video. It was established by  the Raspberry pi foundation from the UK. It has been ready for  public consumption  since 2012 with the idea of making a low-cost educational microcomputer for students and children. The main pu ...

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Using the Raspberry Pi GPIO with Python

So you got your Raspberry Pi, installed an OS and using it just like your computer. Great! Now what? You didn’t buy a Raspberry Pi just to replace your computer, did you? Well, Raspberry Pi can do a lot more… much more than your computer can do! Did you notice that there are lots of tiny little pins on one corner of your RPi? These are called “General Purpose Input Output” pins (or GPIO pins). These pins al ...

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Banana Pi BPiDuino UNO Board Module, compatible with for Arduino UNO, available for Raspberry Pi

Quick Details Package: plastic bag sealed; carton box packed; Model Number: BPI UNO Type: Drive IC Brand Name: BPI Place of Origin: Guangdong, China (Mainland) Dissipation Power: 3W Operating Temperature: -10 ~ 65℃ Supply Voltage: DC 5V Application: Computer Specifications Banana Pi BPiDuino UNO Board Module, compatible with for Arduino UNO, available for Raspberry Pi Produce Overview: -- The module makes B ...

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