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Raspberry Pi as low cost HD surveillance camera

Raspberry Pi as low-cost HD surveillance camera

This instructable describes how to build a surveillance cam based on a Raspberry Pi micro-computer which records HD video when something moves in the monitored area. Live picture can be viewed from any web browser, even from your mobile while you’re on the road. What you will get: See live stream in any web browser […]

Wireless Christmas Light Timer with Raspberry Pi and Python

Wireless Christmas Light Timer with Raspberry Pi and Python

Update 1/14/2014: Thanks to everyone who voted for this project in the Hardware Hacking Contest! Looking forward to my new maker pen. Update 12/31/2013: looking for a more advanced version of this project? Check out my new multi-channel voice-controlled version. We all know you could just go BUY an electrical outlet timer instead of building […]

Raspberry Pi Temperature Humidity Network Monitor

Raspberry Pi Temperature & Humidity Network Monitor

OK, Instructables is really having some strange issues, Once again the Intro disappeared, now the history is gone, and I’ve had to recreate the Intro from a PDF download. I had some issues with Kingston SD Cards, but the SanDisk cards I’m using now have run for weeks without issues, so I’m changing the parts […]

Raspberry Pi Rain Box

Raspberry Pi Rain Box

I find the sound of rain really soothing, and wanted a device to just play rain sounds for me. I figured the Raspberry Pi would be perfect for this. So I wrote a Python script that selects a random number, and, based on the number, selects a rain sound to play. After that, I stuck […]

The Airhorn Celebration Project

The Airhorn Celebration Project

Β This project combines the Raspberry Pi, Arduberry and a huge set of Air Horns to alert us whenever we have a new backer on Kickstarter. We recently launched the Arduberry on Kickstarter which brings a seamless experience to Raspberry Pi by providing a very simple yet powerful way to interface the Arduino sensors and shields […]

Raspberry PI Autobot Transformer

Raspberry PI Autobot Transformer (Non-Transformable)

Wish that the Autobot Blaster Transformer could play music when you were a kid? Well now you can with this Instructable!ABSOLUTELY NO PROGRAMMING SKILLS NECESSARY πŸ™‚This Instructable shows you how to create a Classic Boombox with a Raspberry Pi. The model that is being used for this project is the Autobot Blaster Generation 1 from […]

Lego Sugru Panel Mount Connectors

Lego + Sugru Panel Mount Connectors (with RetroPie case as example)

The motivation for this project came when I combined my Raspberry Pi voice-controlled electrical outlets with a RetroPie. Due to the number of peripherals and cables involved (a powered USB hub, microphone, two USB controllers, breadboard, wireless remote, plus the normal HDMI and power cables for the Pi), this led to a pretty tangled mess […]

Mounting a USB Thumb Drive with the Raspberry Pi

Mounting a USB Thumb Drive with the Raspberry Pi

This is another one of my “meat-and-potatoes” Raspberry Pi Instructables. What this Instructable will show you how to do is to configure your Raspberry Pi to recognize and automatically mount a USB thumb drive. This is especially useful for exchanging files, running backups and using your Pi as a media device. Before doing this Instructable, […]

a crowdsourced robot

Noodle: a crowdsourced robot

Noodle is a small device with the I/O of a machine but the thoughts and feelings of a human. You can program it to monitor your physical space and react to changes in the environment with words, images, sounds and decisions. For example, you could program it to watch your front door, and anytime someone […]

SelfiesBot β€” Twitterbot that takes Selfies using Rapsberry Pi

SelfiesBot β€” Twitterbot that takes Selfies using Rapsberry Pi

SelfiesBot is a Twitterbot that takes…Selfies! The Twitter feed for @selfiesbot is here. SelfiesBot is a sculpture that uses a Raspberry Pi to take a photo, preview it and then post it to its Twitter account. This Instructable will give details of the software, electronics and physical construction involved with SelfiesBot. This is by far […]

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