How to use and Arduino shield with the Raspberry Pi

Adding Arduino shields to the Raspberry Pi can be a very big pain. You end up having a mess of wires running around and setting up the software is a challenge in it's own right. Here is a simple solution to start using your own Arduino Shields with the Raspberry Pi in under 10 minutes. Step 1: Parts needed Raspberry Pi Arduberry Any Arduino shield (we are using a Dexter Industries GPS shield for example) An ...

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Iteaduino Plus – ARM Cortex-A8 Dev-Platform

ITEAD studio is based in Shenzhen, China, which is located with China's biggest electronics market as well as one of the most integrated electronic supply chains in the world. A vast number of exciting and innovative products are designed, sourced and manufactured around us every day. In electronics the big picture is usually more compelling than the nuts and bolts of electronic design. To make innovation e ...

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Using the Raspberry Pi to control an ATX power supply

I’m really enjoying my new 3d printer, but I just can’t leave my laptop connected to the printer all the time. I know that i could simply use SD cards or use another host computer, but there are better options. In order to untether myself from the printer I am using a Raspberry Pi and the OctoPrint printer host. This allows me to take g-code that I have generated and upload it to the Pi. Now I can start a p ...

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Simple Snap Together Raspberry Pi Wood Case

This is a simple low cost wood case for the Raspberry Pi version 1 rev B that I built based off the Adafruit Pi Box (http://www.adafruit.com/products/859). Assembly is simple, all the pieces snap together so no glue or nails are needed. I used this project as a basic starter for getting comfortable and some experience with small, simple, and cheap woodworking projects before I moved on to tougher and more e ...

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Raspberry Pi Colored Server Case Mod

The purpose of this mod is to create a case for the Raspberry Pi, based on Adafruit's case created by Mike Doell. It will have a better airflow and be easily identifiable by color. For this project you'll need: Heatsink Heatsink compound A Mike Doell case from Adafruit A Raspberry Pi Model B (Rev 1 or 2) Tape (optional) Paint Along with a few tools: Heat tool (or soldering iron with replaceable tip) Blade t ...

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The best Raspberry Pi 2 starter kits compared and reviewed

The Raspberry Pi is an amazing low-cost computer. Unlike the ever-popular Arduino microcontroller, the Raspberry Pi was designed to be a full-blown computer from the start. It can run various flavors of Linux/Unix, act as a Media Center, and even moonlight as a Microcontroller. First Impressions This review covers 5 of the most popular Raspberry Pi starter kits currently on the market in 2015: Canakit Raspb ...

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Automated vegetable cultivation system

Welcome! rSense "Makashitakun" is the automated vegetable cultivation system which is built up with Arduino and Raspberry Pi. Arduino is used for collecting sensors data and handling actuators. Raspberry Pi is used for controller which manage all Arduino units to work properly and hooked up to the internet in order to manage from anywhere in the world. Both units are connected via Xbee module. I have upped ...

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Raspberry Pi – Refrigeration Analyzer

Refrigeration and air conditioning devices consume ~25% of all electricity generated on our planet! From small business owners to franchised restaurant chains to medical facilities the initial, operating, and maintenance costs of refrigeration and air conditioning units can be quite staggering. The biggest factors contributing to power consumption are: Temperature difference between ambient and cooled area ...

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Custom Pool Controller – Arduino and Raspberry Pi

We bought a home with a pool. The first couple of weeks we made several costly mistakes including using the heater to heat the entire pool over 90 degrees. I think we paid $250 for gas that month. We also accidentally drained the spa into the pool. The solar water heater did have an automation system, and 1 actuator which would turn the solar heat on (start pumping water up to the roof) if the air temperatu ...

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Redundant cloud storage with a friend and a Raspberry Pi

Do you enjoy the many benefits of cloud services but do you also like to be in full control of your own data? Maybe you are worried about privacy or maybe you just want a little more flexibility. In my case I wanted to have a redundant storage drive for 100's of gigabytes of footage but I did not wan't to pay a premium to Google, Dropbox, Amazon or another provider for it. In this instruct able I will show ...

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