Monthly Archives: April 2014

OpenSprinker Pi – Hardware Complete

By | April 30, 2014

I was thinking about a more flexible sprinkler controller for a very long time. We have circuits which would benefit from different patterns, from the normal lawn watering to drip circuits for some flower/veggie beds to some pots and even some soaker-hoses for trees. When I saw Daniel’s setup @ Garden Automation, I knew that… Read More »

UNI-T UT61E and Linux

By | April 28, 2014

For a long time, I was working with a very cheap multimeter, that I picked up somewhere at a sale. But I decided, it is time to upgrade to a bit better tool;-) Of course, when you look at electronics testing/measuring equipment, everybody knows about Fluke. But for me this is just a hobby, so… Read More »

Lunar Eclipse – April 2014

By | April 15, 2014

Just some photos from last night’s lunar eclipse. I was mostly lucky, the high clouds did not materialize as much as feared;-) I did only stay up until about the peak of the eclipse. That was long enough for me;-)