Want a Raspberry Pi of your Own?
Ready to get off the sidelines and start discovering what you can make?
There are several temperature sensors that are available for your Raspberry Pi one of the most popular being the DS18B20, however if you are looking for an I2C connected temperature sensor then the Atlas Scientific RTD Temperature sensor read more
Using the libraries available in python creating timers using a MySQL database to manage relays connected to a Raspberry Pi is fairly straight forward. Creating a facility to override the timers and turn the relays on or off manually is also possible read more
Sending email with a Raspberry Pi can be very useful when you want an alert to indicate that a script has completed running or a set of conditions have been reached. To achieve this we need to create a python script that uses the smtplib… read more
This is a follow up to my previous instruction, configuring a Raspberry Pi web server which covers loading the Apache web server and MySQL database management. phpMyAdmin is a free tool that has been designed to allow for easy… read more
Configuring a Raspberry Pi Apache server has the advantage of allowing you to host your own webpages. Out of the box Raspian does not have this configured to ensure that the operating system is as small as possible so we will need to add some read more
Relays are an electromagnetic switch that allows you to control one electrical circuit by opening and closing contacts in another circuit, on the Raspberry Pi the control circuit will be operated by our GPIO pins. A relay generally has 3 connection… read more