Raspberry Pi LIRC IR Remote

Posted on Thu 28 June 2018 in RaspberryPi • Tagged with Home Automation, RaspberryPi

I had just finished building a 433MHz remote control, and also needed an infra-red controller to complete the PiHome remote. I'd built one before so had a rough idea of what needed doing.

Before you get started, this is a guide explaining how to use an IR transmitter and receiver …


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Raspberry Pi Broadlink RM Pro

Posted on Sun 24 June 2018 in RaspberryPi • Tagged with Home Automation, RaspberryPi

This one got me excited. Sending commands from the Raspberry Pi to the Broadlink RM Pro.

I don’t know why I hadn't tried before, I'd always stuck to circuitry. I think in this case it was down to necessity.

I was building a remote controller, had successfully built an …


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Raspberry Pi 433MHz

Posted on Tue 19 June 2018 in RaspberryPi • Tagged with Home Automation, RaspberryPi

I wanted to be able to send 433 signals to my plug sockets and light switches from the Raspberry Pi. I had a Pi 2b and some time spare.

After spending a few hours doing the usual research, I came up with the below, essentially;

• Hookup 433 Receiver/Transmitter
• Install …

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PiCam2

Posted on Tue 24 April 2018 in RaspberryPi • Tagged with RaspberryPi, Home Automation

RaspberryPi CCTV Camera, it has to be done.

The RaspberryPi was built to have a camera attached, literally. It's small footprint, low power consumption and ease of use make it a perfect project.

As far as I can work out, there are three ways to go about creating a motion …


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Pi Mote - Lights Control

Posted on Wed 02 November 2016 in RaspberryPi • Tagged with RaspberryPi, Home Automation

I started to loath my Raspberry Pi's. I brought one when they first came out and somehow amassed more over time. My head was full of all the amazing things I was going to build and automate, spurred by all the fantastic projects I'd seen online.

At first, I did …


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Raspberry Pi FTP

Posted on Wed 26 October 2016 in RaspberryPi • Tagged with Guides, RaspberryPi

Installing FTP on a RaspberryPi

Often when working with a RaspberryPi its handy to be able to quickly transfer files via a gui In this guide I'll be using a windows client and a RaspberryPi B running Jessie however I believe all versions of Pi are supported.

From the Pi …


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