My Wanhao Duplicator i3 printer was still running on its initial firmware. This firmware lacks thermal runaway protection which is an important feature which can prevent fire. Thermal runaway protection stops heating the extruder when there is no temperature increase for a set period. This can happen when your thermistor is disconnected for example. I […]
I’ve created an S0 Counter to measure (Solar) energy using an external kWh Pulse meter. This time using an Arduino Yun which can upload the data to PVOutput.org and provide the data via MQTT.Read the article
I’ve created a mount for the Sensus 620 watermeter to mount a LJ18A3-8-Z/BX-5V proximity sensor on top of it. The sensor is connected using the schematic which can be found here. Instead of using a Raspberry Pi, I use a Wemos D1 with Tasmota firmware. The 3D print design can be found on Thingiverse.
I am using Docker containers on my Synology NAS to run all kind of different servers like Domoticz, Node-Red, Unifi, Nginx, Mosquitto and so on. Although this is working quite well most of the time, the Docker GUI in Synology is not always the best interface. One of my colleagues pointed out he uses Portainer […]