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by pihome
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: PI Zero W + battery + relay + car
Replies: 7
Views: 1219

Re: PI Zero W + battery + relay + car

I think that 18650 battery would serve as backup as when you start car, your car battery may not supply enough voltage and may cause pi to reboot during starting the car. On shutdown need some sort of intelligence to shutdown pi when car engine isn’t running.
That’s my 2 cent
by pihome
Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Use the RPi to filter youtube videos?
Replies: 3
Views: 1081

Re: Use the RPi to filter youtube videos?

i m very interested in such project but dont think rpi can handle this much, i know pfsense have truck load addons to do web filtering but video is another thing.
by pihome
Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Android
Topic: RPi Android app to configure Wifi connection?
Replies: 1
Views: 1440

Re: RPi Android app to configure Wifi connection?

i dont think there is any android app for this but Setup Wi-Fi connection without connecting any display to raspberry pi, just simply create a text file and call it wpa_supplicant.conf and place into the /boot/ folder and add following contents to this file. network={ ssid="MyWifi" psk="mywifipasswo...
by pihome
Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Raspberry pi LAMP (Apache, PHP 7.0 and MySQL/MariaDB and phpMyAdmin) Server IMG File
Replies: 0
Views: 2816

Raspberry pi LAMP (Apache, PHP 7.0 and MySQL/MariaDB and phpMyAdmin) Server IMG File

I have prepared Raspberry pi 8GB SD card image with the LAMP stack and including Apache, PHP 7.0 and MySQL/MariaDB and phpMyAdmin pre-installed and configured, you can download this image and burn it on SD card (minimum 8GB sd card required). You need to expand the file system to the full size of th...
by pihome
Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control
Replies: 6
Views: 20870

Re: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control

Hi All i have added option for nRF24L01 wireless and wired to rpi GPIO. check out how to build link and for all wiring connections etc.. let me know what you guys think. Wired Heating System Connected to Raspberry Pi GPIO 1-Wire DS18b20 Temperature Sensor Multi Zone Heating Control System Relay Rasp...
by pihome
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control
Replies: 6
Views: 20870

Re: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control

Hi All,
i have added support for Zone controller relay & boiler relay directly connected to raspberry pi GPIO.
as of today. you need to uncomment following lines.

205, 206 for Zone Relay
247, 248 for Boiler Relay ON status
285, 286 for Boiler Relay Off status
by pihome
Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control
Replies: 6
Views: 20870

Re: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control

@hunty1980
sorry for late reply, i have added comments in cron/boiler.php file in case if you have boiler/zone valve connected on RPI GPIO. rest of the project stay same. let me know if you this does not work for you.
PiHome
by pihome
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control
Replies: 6
Views: 20870

Re: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control

@hunty1980 how you are controlling your gas boiler (heat source)? pihome project works with mysensors library. temperature sensors and relay to control each zone and second relay to control gas boiler are wireless using nRF24L01. temperature sensors are battery powered. i have wired systems where te...
by pihome
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Connect to existing WLAN (hotel) and create a new AP for personal devices
Replies: 23
Views: 7764

Re: Connect to existing WLAN (hotel) and create a new AP for personal devices

I was thinking same thing while back, ie. have rpi with me and that connects to hotel public wifi and then dial-in to my home openvpn raspberry pi to have secure connection and then broadcast ssid for connection for all Wi-Fi devices but don't know how to get around to hotel web portal. haven't test...
by pihome
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Networking and servers
Topic: Managed Wifi Roaming with Raspberry pi, Help?
Replies: 1
Views: 614

Re: Managed Wifi Roaming with Raspberry pi, Help?

from what i understand, you are looking for alternate to what is out there i.e central management console and then each remote pi as access point, but all managed from central pi, i haven't seen anything like this but may be some one is doing this already and it would be very interesting to see it i...
by pihome
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control
Replies: 6
Views: 20870

DIY Open Source PiHome Smart Heating Control

Hi Guys, Its my first project base on Raspberry pi so i thought i can share here and if you want you can download it from my site at PiHome site . Background: i have two story house with basic heating system installed in around 2007 when house was built with three zone i.e ground floor, first floor ...

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