Jan 11, 2023, 12:02 AM
Control the brightness of the Raspberry Pi 7 inch display using an integrated photoresistor. Step-by-step instructions for adjusting to ambient brightness. Easy setup and use for projects in changing environments.
Nov 13, 2022, 10:51 AM
This article shows how to install a Logitech Media Server on a Raspberry Pi 4. Follow the steps in this guide to set up your own Squeezebox server and enjoy a smooth streaming experience.
Nov 7, 2022, 5:34 PM
Instructions for a weather station that can display the weather report as well as the temperature, humidity and air pressure in several rooms by means of radio sensors.
Jul 4, 2022, 11:31 PM
Microcontrollers with built-in Wi-Fi are still rare. Now the Raspberry Pi Foundation has introduced the Raspberry Pi Pico W, which addresses exactly this weakness. This makes the Raspberry Pi Pico W an interesting alternative to the ESP32.
Jun 4, 2022, 6:20 PM
I have always liked a tree trunk as a cat tree. Now I had the opportunity to use a dead apricot tree. The result is a very pretty cat tree. Here is a short description of how Einstein and Newton got their new cat tree.
May 30, 2022, 11:17 PM
Great excitement in the Botanical Garden of the University of Vienna. After three years the Amorphophallus titanum blooms for the first time in Vienna. Of course I had to see this rare event on the spot.
May 22, 2022, 1:52 PM
The Raspberry Pi is now largely obsolete for me. It has become too expensive and completely oversized for many tasks anyway. Now the new generation of the Zyklochron is ready. Besides the microcontroller, some other things have also changed.
May 16, 2022, 8:21 PM
How can a headless device be connected to a WLAN network? One possibility is SmartConfig, which makes provisioning very easy via smartphone. With this library for the ESP32, you only need a few lines of code to connect the device to the network.
Apr 19, 2022, 8:31 PM
The TMC2208 stepper motor driver from Trinamic is considered the reference as far as noise is concerned. Therefore I have developed a component for the ESP32, with which the TMC2208 can be controlled very easily via the UART interface.
Mar 31, 2022, 12:14 PM
The Raspberry Pi is getting more and more expensive and is poorly available. But what alternatives are there? I have decided to use the ESP32 as a new platform for my IoT projects. You can read about the reasons in this article.