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by Endure1
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Modem GSM/3G/4G/GPRS VS Shield + Antenna + Module
Replies: 5
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Re: Modem GSM/3G/4G/GPRS VS Shield + Antenna + Module

If you are just sending data from the remote device, or have it set up to automatically connect to the server, then you won't need to pay extra for the static IP line through your provider. 50mb per month is a pretty minimal amount of data so a GSM network connection should be fine. The Huawei 3G (G...
by Endure1
Thu Mar 01, 2018 4:24 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: How to turn on and off a raspberry pi every day for some minute?
Replies: 9
Views: 1839

Re: How to turn on and off a raspberry pi every day for some minute?

Assuming you already have a charged 12 V battery, the most straight forward path that I found is as follows. First hook up a '12 V programmable timer' to your battery, such as this one https://www.aliexpress.com/item/AC-220V-240V-LCD-Digital-Power-Programmable-Timer-Switch-Time-Relay-8A/32719307711....
by Endure1
Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: How to turn on and off a raspberry pi every day for some minute?
Replies: 9
Views: 1839

Re: How to turn on and off a raspberry pi every day for some minute?

I'm interested in finding a detailed solution on how to use those timer modules as well. If not, I was just going to use an electrical outlet timer like people use for their Christmas lights, but those are more expensive and bulky. For ~$25 the Witty Pi 2 or Witty Pi Mini seems to do everything we'r...

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