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1 Meter of Pi

3 Posts authored by: dules
Unfortunate turn of events  I was planning a build sprint from Christmas to the end of the contest on my off days for holidays. Did a lot of research, planned everything and gathered all the required materials (covid-19 definitely made that difficult). But unfortunately my region (Croatia - Sisak/Petrinja)  got hit with few strong earthquakes, the biggest one being 6.4 Richter. My family is ok, and luckily my house was built strong and 20km away from the epicenter so we didn't hav ...
Hacking the HATs1) Intro Got the challenger kit in the mail: RPi4 2GB, Enviro HAT (PIM486), Automation HAT mini (PIM487), Pico HAT Hacker (PIM300) Raspberry Pi 4 2GB Installed "Raspberry Pi OS" on an empty SD card Luckily I had a micro HDMI adapter to connect the monitor Hooked up USB keyboard and touchpad 2A USB-C cell phone charger (will be getting the recommended 3A power source). Comparing it to RPi Zero I have worked with before it booted up lighting fast, and using it is a breeze. Nex ...
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Aquaponics Box: #1 - Intro

Posted by dules Oct 13, 2020
Hi everyone, This is an intro about what I plan to build for 1 Meter of Pi Chalenge, and how "Aquaponics Box" will help out the astronauts to eat something fresh.   ChallengeSo we have to grow as much food as possible on 1 cubic meter in a corner of a rocket ship.   Main concerns, limitations and possibilitiesBiggest limitation is space of 1 square meter, we can't grow much food in that, also no tall plants can grow. So short plants are preferable, high nutrient values and big yields a ...