HOW TO GET STARTED WITH HOME ASSISTANT (Part 3) - GRAFANA + INFLUX DB

HOW TO GET STARTED WITH HOME ASSISTANT (Part 3) - GRAFANA + INFLUX DB

This blog will guide you through the installation and integration process to allow you to store and visualize your time series sensor data using beautiful Grafana graphs in Home Assistant. Two add-ons will be used for this, Influx DB to store the series data in a time series database. As well as Grafana to link to the Influx DB database and display the required information.

HOW TO GET STARTED WITH HOME ASSISTANT (Part 3) - GRAFANA + INFLUX DB

HOW TO GET STARTED WITH HOME ASSISTANT (Part 3) - GRAFANA + INFLUX DB

This blog will guide you through the installation and integration process to allow you to store and visualize your time series sensor data using beautiful Grafana graphs in Home Assistant. Two add-ons will be used for this, Influx DB to store the series data in a time series database. As well as Grafana to link to the Influx DB database and display the required information.

HOW TO BUILD A SIMPLE ARDUINO COMPONENT TESTER

HOW TO BUILD A SIMPLE ARDUINO COMPONENT TESTER

Do you have a whole box of electronic components and no idea what the values are? It's time to sort out that box! Build your own simple component tester with an Arduino UNO and a few easy-to-find components.
HOW TO GET ON THE AIR WITH LOW EARTH ORBITING (LEO) SATELLITES (Part 3)

HOW TO GET ON THE AIR WITH LOW EARTH ORBITING (LEO) SATELLITES (Part 3)

Werner Muller, licensed amateur radio operator and current President of the Namibian Amateur League, gives a high level overview of the software he uses for his Low Earth Orbiting (LEO) satellite station.
HOW TO GET ON THE AIR WITH LOW EARTH ORBITING (LEO) SATELLITES (Part 2)

HOW TO GET ON THE AIR WITH LOW EARTH ORBITING (LEO) SATELLITES (Part 2)

Werner Muller, licensed amateur radio operator and current President of the Namibian Amateur League, gives a high level overview of how he built the antenna and rotors for his Low Earth Orbiting (LEO) satellite station.
HOW TO BUILD A NOISY CAMERA TRAP WITH PI INSIDE

HOW TO BUILD A NOISY CAMERA TRAP WITH PI INSIDE

madryn shares how to build a noisy camera trap with a Raspberry Pi inside to act as a deterrent and provide some early warning with your existing security system.
HOW TO GET ON THE AIR WITH LOW EARTH ORBITING (LEO) SATELLITES (Part 1)

HOW TO GET ON THE AIR WITH LOW EARTH ORBITING (LEO) SATELLITES (Part 1)

Werner Muller, licensed amateur radio operator and current President of the Namibian Amateur League, gives a high level overview of how he built a controller for his Low Earth Orbiting (LEO) satellite station.
HOW TO USE ESPHOME IRRIGATION CONTROLLER IN HOME ASSISTANT (Part 1)

HOW TO USE ESPHOME IRRIGATION CONTROLLER IN HOME ASSISTANT (Part 1)

Ever wanted to schedule your own garden irrigation? Here is how using ESPHome integrated into Home Assistant. 🙌🏻 Part 1 covers how to setting up ESPHome on an ESP device, adding it to Home Assistant, adding temperature and humidity measurements and setting up a schedule for irrigation.
HOW TO INSTALL VICTRON VENUS ON RASPBERRY PI

HOW TO INSTALL VICTRON VENUS ON RASPBERRY PI

If you have experience with Victron solar systems, you know the quality is good, but the monitoring is expensive. This video will guide you step by step through the entire process to allow you to install and configure the Victron Venus operating system on a Raspberry Pi and monitor your solar system on your Victron account, all without the need to buy a Victron controller.

HOW TO ASSEMBLE AN ENDER-3 V2

HOW TO ASSEMBLE AN ENDER-3 V2

This guide helps Ender-3 V2 owners to assemble their machine with minimal difficulties. It covers unboxing, assembly, electrical connections, interface and finally bed levelling. Assembly won’t take longer than an hour under normal circumstances. The only tool needed is a basic knife to open the box. The rest of the tools are included in the box.
HOW TO GET STARTED WITH HOME ASSISTANT (Part 2) - TASMOTA

HOW TO GET STARTED WITH HOME ASSISTANT (Part 2) - TASMOTA

In part 2 of our Home Assistant series we will look at how to do the wiring and preparation of the sensors to prepare them to be added into Home Assistant using the Tasmota integration.
HOW TO GET STARTED WITH HOME ASSISTANT (Part 1)

HOW TO GET STARTED WITH HOME ASSISTANT (Part 1)

This blog focuses on using Home Assistant, an open source and FREE home automation operating system, to integrate sensors and operate relays from your smartphone or computer, without writing a lot of complicated code.
HOW TO SETUP ARDUINO IOT CLOUD

HOW TO SETUP ARDUINO IOT CLOUD

The Arduino IOT Cloud is an easy to use cloud solution to connect your things to the cloud. This blog goes through how to set it up and if it really is easy.
FRIDGE MONITORING PROJECT

FRIDGE MONITORING PROJECT

Many people leave for holidays with freezers full of perishables at home or you might have a business where freezers, fridges or coolers are used and need to stay below a certain temperature. This blog describes a possible way to monitor fridge temperatures and send notifications on abnormal conditions.