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IoT Object : ESP8266 + DHT-11 on ThingSpeak.com

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There’s a lot of buzz around the Internet of Things (IoT) these days. This post explains how to create your own IoT object that will read your house air temperature and humidity and send that information to a web site called ThingSpeak.com. Once your data is on ThingSpeak, you’ll be able to visualize it to see how the your house… Read more »

Plant Watering Indicator (Part 2)

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In part 1 of that post, I showed the PCB design for that project and how I produced it. This design relies on an Attiny13a: You will see that the following code is not done using regular Arduino functions. I used the registers directly instead. The reason for that is that you have only 1KB of space to store the… Read more »

Plant Watering Indicator (Part 1)

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If you are like me, you never think about watering your plants.  Well, you think about it but only when they look very bad because they didn’t had water for weeks…  🙂 I thought it would be fun to create a small prototype that would tell me when my plants need water.  Here it the final result:     The… Read more »

ShapeOko3 Enclosure

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I was tired of all the noise and dust generated by my ShapeOko 3 CNC so I tried to find a simple and affordable solution to that problem.  After looking at what people do, on the internet, I decided to build my own enclosure using PlexiGlass.   Here is the size of the panels I used (all 1/4 inch thick plexiglass): Back: 16″ high… Read more »