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Rain Gauge Data Logger


A Raspberry Pi 3B is used to collect digital counts from an electronic rain gauge (1mm of rain per reed switch closure by magnetic see-saw). It has been running without issues for over 12 months. A UPS powers the Pi s...

By: User5441 Tags: raspberry pi pi sensor weather rain wifi logger Favored: 0

IoT Chicken Shed (Arduino, Wifi)

If you have chickens and find you're not always available to close the gate at night or check the water levels each day, then why not use an ESP8266 to automate your chicken door and receive alerts door status and low water level, as well a...

By: User18728 Tags: arduino wifi chicken coup shed iot esp8266 Favored: 0

ThingSpeak temperature & pressure logger

This project logs temperature and pressure observations to a ThingSpeak channel using an ESP8266 WiFi module.

By: User61730 Tags: arduino esp8266 bmp280 wifi thingspeak iot Favored: 0

p0wer - Control mains outlets over wifi.

As part of a larger home automation project, I wanted the ability to control some mains power outlets remotely. To achieve this, I interfaced the transmitter from an inexpensive 433MHz mains remote control kit with a raspberry pi zero w (via a pair of 4066 chips). I then wrote a programme in C to wh...

By: User5064 Tags: mains power remote wifi raspberry pi zero w Favored: 1
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