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Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   PART 4- ACTUATION:In part 1, Connor and I presented our three foundational blocks of Home Automation:  Notification, Environmental Awareness, and Actuation.  We recommend you read Parts 1-3 before diving into this blog so you have your head around our approach to home automation.  You can ac ...
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   In part 1, Connor and I presented our three foundational blocks of Home Automation:  Notification, Environmental Awareness, and Actuation.  Part 2, we covered the first block - Notification.  If you missed those blogs, you can check them out here:  Home Automation Mojo You Must Know Pa ...
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Previous post in this blog sequence: Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - Part 2 One of my goals for this project was to increase the light output of the LED pucks. Here is the latest generation of the light puck.  As is getting to be more and more the case, I spend ...
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   PART 2-NOTIFICATIONS: In part 1, Connor and I presented our three foundational blocks of Home Automation:  Notification, Environmental Awareness, and Actuation.  We recommend you read Part 1 before diving into this blog so you have your head around our approach to home automation.  You can v ...
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   INTRODUCTION:It's Sean and Connor again from the YouTube Channel Raising Awesome.  In this blog series, we hope to inspire the contestants of the latest Project 14 Challenge:  Home Automation.  Over the next month, we'll release videos and blogs covering the skills, code, and hacks that allo ...
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Previous post in this blog sequence: Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2   One of my goals for this project was to increase the light output of the LED pucks.  I do plan to create some new lens, but first I wanted to look in the effects of using a collimator to direct as much of the light up throu ...
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Mini Weather Station

Posted by carmelito Jan 20, 2019
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   This is a small Weather Station based on the ESP8266, and will only need a small spot on you study table or workbench . Update 1 : Here is a quick looks at the circuit, and the components used Adafruit HUZZAH ESP8266 Breakout DHT22 temperature and Humidity sensor 10K ohms resistor SSD1306 OLED & ...
In an early blog entry I described my PIR activated Kitchen lighting system (Kitchen lighting system - take 2 ).  The lights have been up and operating for over a year, and I could not be happier with the results (I know my wife loves it and would prefer that I don't change anything), but I am an engineer and I find it difficult to let anything be (there must be a way to make it better).     The current setup is designed around a series of light pucks that I have modified to be ...