Category Archives: RaspberryPi

This is the section with my Raspberry Pi experiments.

#RaspberryPi #AIY Project with #ModMyPi case

By | February 19, 2018

The AIY project from Google or Create a voice kit with your Raspberry Pi is a wonderful gift from Google. I got it last year after a long preorder wait from ModMyPi. The kit is nice comes with a do it yourself cardboard case, that is nice but obviously not to be used as a… Read More »

#RaspberryPi cluster with #ModMyPi case

By | February 16, 2018

The world smallest cluster has a new sleek case from ModMyPi the ModMyPi Cluster HAT Case The cluster is made of a Cluster HAT that creates the smallest cluster: 1 Raspberry Pi and 4 Raspberry Pi Zero for a total of 8 cores and 3GB of RAM. The case comes in a plain box: All… Read More »

#RaspberryPI as portable #NetFlix media player

By | February 5, 2020

Running NetFlix on a Raspberry Pi is a fantastic way to carry your Netflix account with you in a light mode way without relying on a laptop or entering your credentials on unknown insecure terminals. You need: – a Raspberry PI – preferably with head radiators or better already equipped with a with a fan.… Read More »

#RaspberryPi python games for #Pimoroni Unicorn HAT HD

By | November 7, 2017

There are some nice demos that come with Pimoroni Unicorn HAT HD library but if you want something more fun you can have interactive applications. How about GAMES ? I stumbled over a thread Unicorn HAT Demo Ideas where someone was asking foe ideas of demos for the standard Unicorn HAT. Two of the best… Read More »

#RaspberryPi with #Pimoroni Unicorn HAT HD

By | October 21, 2017

This pumped up Pimoroni Unicorn HAT HD is an incredible toy. The content of the kit looks like the following: – a 256 RGB LED pixels in a 16×16 matrix. Pixels driven by ARM STM32F and three STP16CPC26 LED drivers – Bundled ninja diffuser – Nuts(4) and bolts (8 + 3 spares) I was able… Read More »

#RaspberryPi toys from #Pimoroni

By | October 21, 2017

Because this month is my Birthday like a true big kid I brought some toys. What better place to buy shiny and sparkling new toys can you find compared to Pimoroni ? The service was very fast and I really liked the presentation: So what is the content of the box and the reason for… Read More »

Having fun with #Conrad #RaspberryPi Advent Calendar – Days 1-5

By | October 20, 2017

In a perfect German tradition Conrad electronics shop released an Advent Calendar for Raspberry Pi. You can buy it online or from a Conrad shop if you get to go to Germany in a town with a Conrad shop. Got mine from the Conrad in Leipzig but online is available at Conrad Online There are… Read More »

Portable #RaspberryPI #Docker #Swarm – Static IP, Ethernet based, #Portainer

By | October 14, 2017

As I discussed in post Portable #Docker #Swarm made of #RaspberryPI – Updated hardware there were several hardware updates done to the swarm. One of the updates was adding a switch and connecting all the Raspberry PIs to the switch. First version of the Docker Swarm was done using the wifi connections of the PIs.… Read More »

Portable #Docker #Swarm made of #RaspberryPI – Updated hardware

By | October 14, 2017

I wanted to update my hardware setup for the Docker Swarm cluster from post Portable #Docker #Swarm made of #RaspberryPI. The idea was to make it more portable, more reliable and a bit faster. The following steps were done: Add ethernet support The original setup used a small Edimax router with the Raspberry Pi nodes… Read More »