Making a datalogger for a Kamstrup electricity / gas meter with Raspberry Pi!

About Raspberry Pi So finally I received my new Raspberry Pi. This is a small, low power ARM linux board featuring a ethernet adapter, 2 USB ports and even a full-HD HDMI port for a mere $30!. Check out www.raspberrypi.org for more information. After running XBMC on it (no mpeg2 decoding, lame) and trying it out as a NAS (no SATA interfaces, sloooow) i decided to use it as a combined hardware / software pro ...

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BrickPi Bookreader: Digitize Books With Mindstorms and Raspberry Pi

A few months ago, we made a Book reader powered by the BrickPi which had the ability to read pages from your Kindle. There was a huge response to the project. But what everyone really wanted was a bookreader that could read a real paper book. Here we present to you the BrickPi Bookreader 2 which can read aloud a real book (the voice becomes a bit irritating after a while) and also turn the pages of the book ...

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Enable Raspberry Pi to Print to Networked Printers and Print Servers

Introduction Ever since my desktop PC went kaput. I have been using Raspberry Pi as my desktop PC replacement. Why?, you ask. Because I'm poor and can't afford a proper desktop computer. Anyway I got the idea for this instructable when I tried to print from a Raspberry Pi. After I finished typing a note using leafpad word editor, when I clicked print menu, my networked printers were not showing in the print ...

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Raspberry Pi Torrent, Samba and DLNA with 3+ hard drives

There are many Raspberry Pi guides out there that helps you to transform your Pi into a server supporting downloading torrents and sharing files via Samba and DLNA. However, they all have a major flaw: supporting only ONE hard drive. In this instructables, I will help you to setup Transmission, Samba and miniDLNA on your Raspberry Pi to support as many hard drives as you like (as long as there is enough pow ...

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Plotly + Atlas Scientific: Graph Real-Time Dissolved Oxygen with Raspberry Pi

Atlas Scientific makes an amazing suite of scientific grade environmental monitoring sensors that have a perfect synergy with the Plotly data visualization platform. This Instructable will show you how to hook up an Atlas Dissolved Oxygen sensor and a Raspberry Pi to Plotly's real-time graphing platform. You will view your data in real-time in your web-browser! Here is our final product: A graph of our diss ...

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Raspberry Pi Shutdown Button

As everyone at some point will recognise the Raspberry Pi doesn' t include any kind of shutdown button. So the only way to power it off is by unplugging it from the power supply. To make sure you get no corruption of your data files on the SD card you should shutdown the Raspberry before powering it off. So the whole procedure can be a bit annyoing especially if you want to use the Raspberry as some kind of ...

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Record Infrared Codes of Any Remote Control Unit for Usage with Linux Infrared Remote Control (LIRC) on Raspberry Pi

Introduction The remote controls that are orphaned when the device they control stopped working are reusable on your Raspberry Pi. After completing this instructable, you may be interested in trying out the following instructables: Reuse Unwanted Remote Control to Shutdown and Reboot Raspberry Pi Reuse Unwanted Remote to Launch Graphical Application in Raspberry Pi Scope This instructable will show how to u ...

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ClipBoard Communication PC Pi With Python

I normally use my Raspberry-Pi on a windows shared desktop. I also share a network drive with the Pi. This is great, but I still have the annoyance of the clipboard on the PC not being reflected on the Pi. There may be cross platform apps out there for this problem, but I though it would be more fun to try to make my own solution using Python. It was fun, useful, and you can learn a bit of Python from it. I ...

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Apple Pi Media Centre

Hello there, this is just my step by step on how i made my raspberry pi apple case! in short, it is an apple airport extreme case which i have gutted and replaced the circuit boards with a raspberry pi and a powered usb hub. i used; Apple Airport Extreme (broken one i picked up for £7 off ebay), Powered Usb Hub, bunch of wires which include mirco usb cables, Ethernet extenders, hdmi extension, wifi dongle, ...

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Installing and running PICPgm on Raspberry Pi

Installation Steps The following commands download and install PICPgm on your Raspberry Pi: cd ~ mkdir picpgm_install cd picpgm_install wget http://picpgm.picprojects.net/download/picpgm_v2810.tar.gz tar xzvf picpgm_v2810.tar.gz sudo ./install.sh cp pgmifcfg.xml ~ Note: For PICPgm versions till 2.8.1.0, a copy of pgmifcfg.xml has to be in your home directory. For newer versions this will no longer be requir ...

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