Exeter Pi Jam – April 2018

Exeter Raspberry Pi Jam – April 2018 Presented by 2.times do,   and held at Exeter Library This months Exeter Pi jam was really busy and varied.   Held in the Rougemont room,   there were lots of people including families all hacking away at various projects.   Outside of the main room on the way in was the…

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Tech Jam – Jan 2018 write up.

January 2018 We set the room up as usual and implemented a new table layout for the Physical computing are, which myself and Matthew worked out in Early December 2017. This worked really wall as the horseshoe shape allowed 3 sides to get access to hardware while leaving a larger area, sectioned off with chairs…

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Arduino easy module shield

Arduino easy module shield   Equipment required: Shield Arduino R3 uno Long nose pliers Scissors to open packet Upon opening the packet,  you get a shield with a foam protective sheet. Fitting the board is easy(ish) partly as you need to align all pins carefully and if need be adjust the to suit the female…

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OggCamp 2018

  OGG CAMP 2018 I am re-posting this to my blog, having found it on Google+ .  This means it will get re-posted to G+ and also posted to my JoinDiaspora account. Do you OggCamp? If so, you might be interested…. OggCamp, the premier unconference celebrating Free Culture, Free and Open Source Software, hardware hacking,…

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Exeter Pi Jam – October 2017

  Spent this morning up at Exeter Library for the Raspberry Pi jam run by 2.times do.  This month was really busy with lots of Pi’s, robots and other projects, learning and hacking going on. There is now an interactive art exhibit outside the Rougemont room  a sort of musical instrument / technology combination.  This…

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Projects update June 21 2016

I seem to have been busy with a few things over the last few days.  Firstly as my Arduino clock has failed (basically the time needs re-setting ).  I decided to therefore use the breadboard for something else.  I also need the LCD display for another project. I found instructions for a HC-SR04 triggered alarm…

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Adventures with Arduino Part 37

  Now that I have the DHT-11 module working, I am trying to integrate this with the RTC module,.  Initial attempts at this failed.  So taking a step back, I have got just the RTC module working the the LCD screen. Instructions are here: http://computers.tutsplus.com/tutorials/using-an-arduino-as-an-lcd-clock–cms-21696 Note you need to run 2 sketches here,  the first…

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