TryingArduino

Trying Arduino, from the perspective of a bare metal embedded coder. […]

10002 Software

[Under construction. Check out The intro in the meantime]

Intro

There is plenty of software to use in home automation, but of course I decided to stay with open source and free options.

In recent years there have been multiple new “controller” type of software, which is the type that is suppose to control, manage, […]

10002 Hardware

[Under construction. Check out The intro in the meantime]

Some history

A picture says 1000 words!*

*inner voice dependent

Which microcontroller?

When I began this project, I was long given up on the ATMega and ATTtiny micro, with some exceptions, as they are not really justified in a hobby environment. Therefore, I have initially […]

10002 Lessons learned

What?

This page covers things I have learned and why I did what I did in my 1000² project. Some experience, random calculations, opinions and thoughts.

Battery philosophy

So what is the battery philosophy? Should I make everything last as long as possible and change batteries each time some device is dead? What […]

10002

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Lessons learned and why I did what I did

 

Hardware and

Software].

Intro

I have enjoyed building small home automation devices for many years, simple things that make life better or just cater […]

Cheap China

My experiences and recommendations for cheap electronic modules from China. […]

AutoResetRRR

Got a device that needs periodic rebooting? Try this! […]

Bad wires

Thin the cheap dupont jumper wires are a good deal? Think again! […]

Web interfaces

Get your projects to have a clean and bright browser web interface instead of some tiny LCD. […]

WS2812 level translator

Simple way to guarantee correct driving of WS2812 from a 3.3V micro, without any special parts, just another WS2812 LED. […]

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