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Make your own LED light bulb

Well, not exactly “make” more “re-fit” a failed cheap Chinese LED light. I’ve bought a fair few different ones on AliExpress over the last 18 months or so and, to be honest, haven’t been impressed by any of them. Everything … Continue reading

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Solar Garden Light switching

Solar cells have their uses – connecting to a “grid” for mass power generation isn’t one of them – but charging a battery to light up your garden with LEDs when it goes dark is. I was asked recently about … Continue reading

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The Matrix

Here’s a final post for 2014! I’ve been busy with our “bungy” recently – we’re having a lot of decorating etc. done so have been moving stuff around and playing at being a proper bloke rather than just mucking about … Continue reading

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Garageland #3

Well it took longer than I expected but it’s all done now. When I came to put the yellow crap in the case it became obvious that it wouldn’t fit when the micro USB was connected. That was fairly obvious … Continue reading

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Garageland #2

Managed to find a couple of hours this afternoon so into the garage I went. I’d written the code for the microcontroller this morning – I really have kept it very simple but I’ll test it before posting it here and … Continue reading

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Garageland

I had a tasty roller shutter garage door installed a few weeks ago. It’s something I’ve always wanted and I have to say that I’m nearly very happy with it. Ok, so it cost a lot of dough and “nearly” … Continue reading

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Preparing for Xmas…

What? Well somebody has to 😳 Apart from the G35 addressable RGB lights, I’m going to use some of these “Meteor Shower/Rain” LED lights in our porch – I had a play with them here. I have 4 lots of … Continue reading

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