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Previous post in this blog sequence: Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - Part 2 Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - part 3 - Let there be (better) light! Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - PCBs, Schematics and new sensor module. Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - PCBs have arrived! Kitchen Light System Phase 2 - Drowning in EnOcean...   Well, time is ticking away.  I spent most of the day, building up the remaining assemblies (remote switch, EnOcean tra ...
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 Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - part 3 - Let there be (better) light! Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - PCBs, Schematics and new sensor module. Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - PCBs have a ...
Previous post in this blog sequence: Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - Part 2 Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - part 3 - Let there be (better) light! Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - PCBs, Schematics and new sensor module.   The new PCBs have arrived and I could not wait to try out my new LED board (I soldered up the 10 new LEDs boards last night and earlier to day, so I had no blank boards left for the picture)!  Five new shiny PCB types to pl ...
Previous post in this blog sequence: Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - Part 2 Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - part 3 - Let there be (better) light!   When I haven't been tending to the 3D printer, buzzing busily, building pieces for the light modules, I have been busy designing the electronics and PCBs for the system.  I have changed a the overall plan a bit, eliminating the optional EnOcean light sensor module and replacing it with a newly desi ...
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   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 ...
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 ...