Sizing a wind turbine to power your Raspberry Pi

This Is Your Pi on Wind Got a special project for your Raspberry Pi that requires it to operate off the electrical grid? If solar power doesn't provide enough juice, add some wind to the mix with an inexpensive wind turbine. Project Curacao is a sensor-filled project designed to hang on a radio tower on the island nation of Curacao. Curacao is a desert island 12 degrees north of the equator in the Caribbean ...

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Dual Project: AirPlay-Pi and new life for an old radio

Hey, Welcome to my first ever post on Instructables! The Project you're about to read over is setting up a Raspberry Pi to use 'AirPlay' and how I used it, which clashes with the second part, the new life for my old radio. Step 1: Collect up everything you need. Whats a must for this project: - Raspberry Pi (model B or later as you need a Ethernet connection) - Ethernet cable - SD card - Power cable for the ...

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Turn your Raspberry Pi into a Wireless Portable Bluetooth Audio System A2DP

Howdy folks! I had the idea of turning my Raspberry Pi into something like the Beats By Dre portable audio system found here: http://www.beatsbydre.com/speakers/beatbox-portable-usb/beatbox-portable-usb,default,pd.html It’s a cool product, don’t get me wrong, but I’m not really down to pay $400+ tax for some fancy looking speakers (which don't even give you rechargeable batteries, by the way). So I decided ...

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A novel design for raspberry pi wireless shield extension board using raspberry

Recently, we design a type of raspberry pi wireless shield (or extension board) for raspberry pi. By using this rpi shield, you can conveniently control your objective, like LED, TANK, CAR, etc. In this example, by using this wireless shield, we control the LED lamp to breathe. the video can be seen at: http://youtu.be/kgt7f3D9FCM the rpi shield is at http://www.smartarduino.com/raspberry-pie-pi-rpi-wireles ...

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Wireless Raspberry Pi Radio: Pianobar

* This entire process should take about 20 minutes Pianobar is a free/open-source, console-based client for the personalized online radio Pandora. Feature: play and manage (create, add more music, delete, rename, ...) stations rate songs and explain why they have been selected upcoming songs/song history customize keybindings and text output remote control and eventcmd interface (send tracks to last.fm, for ...

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“ArdiPi” Wireless Arduino and R-Pi Rover

"ArdiPi" The Wireless Arduino and Raspberry Pi Rover By: Greg So basically let me tell you how this project works. You simply have an Arduino (Uno or Leonardo) which you use to connect to two motors and control them. Then you have a RaspberryPi which is controlled by your iPhone, iPad or computer. The RaspberryPi sends data from your device to the Arduino telling it what to do. ############################# ...

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Raspberry Pi + Java + NTX2 Radio Transmitter

Introduction For the past 12 months or so after reading about the exploits of Dave Akerman and his first launching of a Raspberry Pi into near space I've been tinkering with the idea of launching a  balloon myself.  Although there isn't a huge HAB community in NZ there have been some previous launches, and there is plenty of good information and useful tools available via the UK HAS web site, and #highaltit ...

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Wireless Multi-Channel Voice-Controlled Electrical Outlets with Raspberry Pi

This project is a combination of several difference resources: My single-outlet control project with Raspberry Pi and Python, originally inspired by user wilq44's Raspberry Pi GPIO home automation WiringPi, software written by Gordon Henderson that allows "Arduino style" control of the GPIO pins from the command line in a Linux terminal Voice Command, a package written by Steven Hickson that allows voice co ...

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Turn your Raspberry Pi into a portable Wi-Fi streaming radio

There are thousands of free radio stations on the internet, and with this project you can listen to all of them from one tiny little box. So let’s build our streaming radio using a Raspberry Pi, a speaker and a few odds and ends… What you’ll need A wireless internet connection 2 x momentary switches 4 x female-to-male leads (to connect your Pi to a breadboard) 2 x 220-ohm resistors 4 x male-to-male leads Sp ...

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Raspberry Pi Wifi Internet Radio Player

For my first project after getting the Raspberry Pi ($35 Linux computer) I wanted to extend on a very good blog post I read from MightyOhm about turning a cheap Wifi router into an internet radio: http://mightyohm.com/blog/2008/10/building-a-wifi-radio-part-1-introduction/ In that article he also had a cheap Linux device (the router) and was able to stretch it to be a mucic machine. I had no previous experi ...

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