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Use your smartphone as document scanner

A simple post today about using your smartphone as a (document)scanner to digitize about anything. For some reason I knew this existed, but never really looked into it. Usually I use my Canon multifunctional for duplex scanning my mail, forms, invoices and so on and store it in Evernote. Check my article about using wappwolf […]

Solar Panels 1 year status!

Solar Panels 1 year status!

Exactly 1 year ago we had our solarpanels installed on our roof. Time to check if all the nice expectations are fulfilled. Install date: september 20th, 2012 13 x 240 Wp panels 3120 Wp total Pointed towards the east-south-east Supplier estimate: 2800 kWh / year (they said it was a positive number) My own calculated negative […]

Plugable USB 3.0 UGA Display adapter

Today I’ve received the Plugable USB 3.0 UGA multiple display adapter. Using this device you can add multiple displays to Windows systems and also Apple Mac OS X systems. Mac OS X support is added recently so most of the sites still state that only Windows is supported. It can connect to DVI or HDMI […]

SensorBox v0.16 available

A new version of my SensorBox code for Arduino is available for download. Some of the improvements are: Optimized code. A loop is created to upload data of the TinyTX sensors to Open.Sen.Se ChannelID’s are stored in EEPROM ChannelID’s configurable via Telnet Watchdog timer Use the code as an example to build your own. There […]

Arduino DIY – Software updates

At the moment I’m still working to improve the DomoticaBox, SensorBox, Wireless LCD Display software. Once I have a new complete matching set that is suitable for download, I will update the links on this site again. Some improvements are: Watchdog to auto reset in case of lockups Use EEPROM for storing Open.Sen.Se feedID’s for […]

RTC timesync to Arduino

I’ve added some new code to the wireless LCD Display and my Raspberry PI to set the time on the wireless LCD display correctly and regularly. The wireless LCD Display has a DS1307 RTC connected but it is not the most accurate so time will shift after a while. The Arduino time library has an […]