Raspberry Pi Zero W

ESP HomeKit SDK – On a Raspberry Pi Zero W

The first question that probably comes to your mind is “What?, Why?” when you read this headline: ESP HomeKit SDK – On a Raspberry Pi Zero W.  Well I tell you why. While I was waiting for some stuff from Aliexpress I had noting else to do. I seems that I would not receive my …

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Raspberry Pi Zero W – MagicMirror²

This is a Project, that’s for a really long time on my bucket list! The MagicMirror², so time to realize this one. Despite the fact that the Raspberry Pi 0/1 is currently not supported. I want to install the MagicMirror² on my Raspberry Pi Zero W anyway. So let’s start building. MagicMirror² MagicMirror² is an …

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Raspberry Pi® – Powerunit® – Part III

In my previous blogs I started a new project Raspberry Pi® –  Powerunit® with a follow up about the software here. Hereafter I designed the PCB in KICAD here. It used to be, that buying PCB’s in hobby quantities, was expensive and filled with gotcha’s. Now, places like Seeed Studio can send your PCB’s to …

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Advertorial – Raspberry Pi Zero W

For those who read my blog regularly, I know that I always order my PCB’s from SeeedStudio. Recently SeeedStudio contacted me if I wanted to write a review for them for the Raspberry Pi Zero W. Which they offer through their web-shop. Linux-based kit PCs like the original Raspberry Pi have been popular with the …

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Raspberry Pi® – Powerunit® PCB Design

In my previous blog I covered the hardware and software  and part II here for my  Raspberry Pi® – Powerunit® project. Now its time for the PCB Design. KiCad Although KiCad (pronounced ‘Kai-Cad’, not ‘Key-Cad’ like the thing that goes in a lock) is the new hotness when it comes to PCB design. The amazing growth …

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Raspberry Pi – MicroSD card performance

Because I’m currently busy with several Raspberry Pi® projects. I found that some of my older MicroSD cards where not preforming as I tough the should. In my experience, one of the highest-impact upgrades you can perform to increase Raspberry Pi® performance is to buy the fastest possible microSD card especially for applications where you …

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