Category Archives: gadgets

Airwick room node

I saw this article on using an Airwick Freshmatic i-motion compact as the case for a room node. It comes with the pir, batteries, case, cables etc., so I bought one for £7.99 including postage to try it out. This … Continue reading

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Room Sensor

My original idea was to have a sensor in each room that recorded: The temperature The light level The sound level Occupancy of the room I could then detect if lights were left on in unoccupied rooms, or if music … Continue reading

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Nokia N82 display

I bought a Nokia N82 display with an Arduino interface board from Andy Brown. I have mainly used it plot real-time wave forms, but not very seriously yet. I might use it as a display for leJOS on RPi. It … Continue reading

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RF 434MHz Sniffer

I use my RF 434MHz Sniffer to detect packets of data sent from RF 434MHz devices such as LightWaveRF remote controls or my British Gas RC2 wireless thermostat. I use a 3.5mm audio jack to feed the data into the … Continue reading

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