DIY Home Security + Automation using a Raspberry Pi

This instructable should help you set up a DIY home security + automation system that uses 433Mhz door/window sensors, 433 MHz PIR motion sensors and webcams to monitor your home and 433MHz outlets to control lights etc. The original project was completed in phases and published on my personal blog at http://tkmaker.blogspot.com/2013/11/raspberry-pi-h.... This instructable is aimed at putting all that infor ...

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How to Access Raspberry Pi Directly through the Ethernet Port of PC

The Raspberry pi is a single board minicomputer which has only the essential hardware included so as to meet the goal of low cost. The board is Raspberry pi board runs on ARM11 processor but is available at extremely cheap price. The board is designed with an intention of providing computer education to the remote schools where the PCs are not very commonly used. The idea behind the design is to use the TV ...

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Self Signalled Process System Using Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry pi is a mini computer which is designed in a single board with all the essential components required for running an operating system. The Raspberry pi board runs on the Broadcom controller chip which is a SoC (System on Chip). This SoC has the powerful ARM11 processor which runs on 700 MHz at its core. This powerful processor and the controller having the peripherals like timers, interrupt con ...

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Raspberry Pi Music Fingers

Creating music is always fun, but making it with your own DIY musical instrument is much better !! Whether you are a professional musician looking for that next new instrument to try or an amateur enthusiast who has basic knowledge of electronics, use the Raspberry Pi to create your own DIY Music fingers. So now set aside about half a day to complete the build of the new instrument shown in the pictures abo ...

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Plant Micro Climate

Some plants require pretty specific environments to thrive. Many beautiful plants grow best in a climate that is nothing like the climate where you live. Orchids are a perfect example of this. They require cool temperatures and very high humidity, nothing like the environment where I live. In an effort to create a better environment for orchids we built a small "world" for them to grow better. The main feat ...

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Lunch Box Computer with Raspberry Pi

This is a quick and easy project to build a portable Raspberry Pi computer that fits right in a lunch box. It's a good first Pi project since it requires no coding, soldering or tooling of any kind. All you have to do it acquire the parts, plug everything in and secure it in the lunch box. The Raspberry Pi isn't a very fast machine, but it IS extremely versatile and easy to use. This rig will have all the f ...

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Gertboard – The Ultimate Raspberry Pi Add-on Board

The Gertboard is an add-on board designed by Gert van Loo who is also one of the hardware engineers involved in the original design of the Raspberry Pi. The board was originally sold by Farnell/Element14 in kit form but has just been re-launched as a fully assembled unit. This may come as a disappoint to those people that wanted to solder their own boards but perhaps a relief to those that will be happy wit ...

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All-in-One Raspberry Pi Getting Started Guide

Raspberry Pi, one of the most ingenious invention for makers and hackers. Before we get started into the nitty gritty details of getting it setup, we first must ponder over the question that what the Raspberry Pi actually is? Raspberry Pi is a linux based single board computer in a small form factor capable of fast processing (compared to Arduino) and able to interact with the physical word through inputs a ...

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Raspberry Pi – Revision 2 DIY Add-On Board

On the Raspberry Pi, there are several connections which can be used for expansion: 1,  The Rpi GPIO (General Purpose Input/Output) pins are exposed, that means that expansion boards are able to talk directly to the CPU. 2, The DSI connector will allow low-level interfacing with LCDs and other displays. 3,  The CSI connector will allow camera modules to be added in future. Step 1: Raspberry Pi single side D ...

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Arc Software Consultancy using the Raspberry Pi

I know it has been ages since I posted here so I thought I would put something up for Halloween.  I have a brilliant and simple project here.  It’s easy to understand and, more importantly, it actually does work.  I accidentally scared myself with it once!  So I know it does. A Raspberry Pi is so small that it can easily be hidden or concealed and that makes it the perfect tool for this kind of project.  Th ...

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