Monthly Archives: January 2013

Airwick room node and plant node combined

I have created a simple Jeeplug to connect my soil moisture sensor to: . I have also added an audio jack to the Airwick enclosure: . This allows be to combine a room node with a soil moisture sensor, so … Continue reading

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Infrared remote updated

I have updated my RF to IR remote: . It is now using a Jeenode USB. This is small, but allows me to power the device from USB. As the radio needs to be permanently on to receive any remote … Continue reading

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EDF Individual Appliance Monitors

My Nanode RF 433Mhz arrived so I tried Jack Kelly’s application for the EDF IAM. The EDF IAM lets you switch appliances on and off, and also returns the current power usage in watts and the status (on or off). … Continue reading

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Airwick room node

I have assembled my Airwick room node: It seems to be working fine. It sends the same information as the Jeenode room node, except that this one does not measure humidity as it has a onewire temperature sensor rather than … Continue reading

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Jeelabs Graphics board

I have produced a little display using the Jeelabs Graphics board: I am not sure how useful this is. It is a bit like OpenEnergyMonitor’s emonGLCD I have a DS touch screen that I experimented with a while ago. I … Continue reading

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Infrared blues

UPDATE: I have decided that using the VirtualWire library is a problem. It would need to be used in my 434MHz transceiver which currently uses my LightwaveRF library. The problem is that VirtualWire uses the timer2 interrupt and my library … Continue reading

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emonTx deployed

I have fitted the emonTx in its case, improved the accuracy of the calculation of total power usage, and deployed it: I will need to monitor over some time to see how accurate it is. I have not yet decided … Continue reading

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