Sump pump water level: The hardware

The second part of this tutorial about the software can be found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Sump-pump-water-level-The-software/ What you need: * 2  X pieces of wood 4X6. 1/4'' and the other 1/2'' thick * 1 X 3 inches pipe. length varies depending of the deep of your pit. * A couple of screw * 1 X 1k resistor * 1  X Raspberry pi * 1X HC-SR04 ultrasonic sensor * Wire Step 1: The sensor The sensor m ...

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Garage door controller using Raspberry-Pi: Monitor status and Control your garage from anywhere in the world!

Have your ever drove out of your garage and after few minutes into your drive, feared you did not close the door? ** What if you did really leave the door open? The garage door might close itself after few minutes, but that means your home's security has been compromised! ** Did you ever feel the need to check the status of your garage door maybe from your office? >> This project offers a solution to ...

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The Tweeting Intercom: (Door Strike) Relay Monitoring w/ Raspberry Pi

This instructable is all about monitoring the state of relays using a Raspberry Pi. In the particular case we will have a look at a sophisticated Telegärtner DoorLine Pro intercom which holds two voltage-free relays. Normally, those are used to trigger an electric door strike or a doorbell but together with a Raspberry Pi can be used to send out Twitter messages. So, why would you possibly need a tweeting i ...

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Reuse Unwanted Infrared Remote Control to Use With XBMC/KODI on Raspberry Pi

Introduction Remote controlling the media center is a major application of Linux Infrared Remote Control (LIRC). There are quite a number of tutorial on how to implement infrared remote control with XMBC/KODI. After following the excellent tutorial published by adafruit.com, my DVD remote control unit can do the basic stuff well. However, as you can see from the picture, it does not have a volume control bu ...

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IoT based Raspberry Pi home automation using IBM Bluemix

We all have at some point of life desired to control everything at the click of a button. May it be turning off unnecessary lights when you are not at home to detecting intruders when you are not around. This tutorial will guide you to build a simple raspberry pi home automation system that will allow you to control appliances in your home from anywhere in the world. And it will also allow you to view data ...

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Power to your Living room via Raspberry Pi

The Idea is to create a controlled living room/entertainment station using the raspberry Pi as a media center, torrent down-loader,file storage and to operate electrical switches. Please use caution and diligence as components use live AC and hence is dangerous. Step 1: Items you will need What you will need are the following: A raspberry pi (pref Model B) An SD Card for the pi A relay board An Ac to dc pow ...

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Raspberry Pi Garage Door Opener

Hello Everyone! This instructable explains how I setup a Raspberry Pi to open my garage door using a smarthphone. While this has been done before, I thought I'd post my solution. This was my first hardware project and instructable ever and I'm sure I made some mistakes. So, when you find one let me know! Project Overview: What we will be doing is turning the Raspberry Pi into a small web server. When you ac ...

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Home Automation Raspberry and Phidgets

In previous tutorials we used Raspberry Pi to drive Phidgets InterfaceKit. We have also set up a web server on Raspberry. In this tutorial we will use the information gathered to create an Home Automation System managed with a Web Application. You need: a Raspberry Pi B or B+, with installed Web Server and the Phidgets library or you can use our Raspberry Pi - SBC, MODEL B+, 512M MicroSD 8GB Phidgets ready ...

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Raspberry Pi Doorbell (Python)

Raspberry Pi Along came the Raspberry Pi and I noticed that it had a GPIO (General Purpose Input Output) interface.  Ok I have to admit – I didn’t really know what that was until I read up on the Raspberry Pi and reports were saying it was designed for the novice to connect to and programme.  I’m not really a novice (can program in PHP, VBscript/VBA) I thought, how hard can it be? I’ve played with Linux for ...

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Raspberry Pi GPIO home automation

I had heard about GPIO pins on the raspberry pi and decided to do something with it. And with the holidays coming, wouldn't it be great to be able to turn on and off your light display from the web!  This is a pretty simple project that creates a web app for controlling lights.  It uses the Raspberry Pi for the internet connection and a wireless remote control to turn on and off the lights. The tricky thing ...

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