The Forest


Sooo… Yeah… This isn’t about electronics… Not about 3D printing… Not really about actually crafting anything, but still, it is kinda about crafting something… For a few days, I have been playing The Forest. The game starts with a plane crash, which puts you on an island with cannibals and some different creatures. To survive you need to collect things […]

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Vesper bill of materials


Since I already got a few mails about how much it would cost to make one of my Vesper boards, I have put a list together of the parts needed for it. Quantity Description Name 2 Relays (HK19F-DC5V-SHG) 3 Terminal blocks 2 pole 1 SD card connector 2 RJ11 connectors 1 Voltage regulator (MCP1702T-3302E/MB) 1 100KΩ resistor R5 4 10kΩ resistors […]

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Weather Station pole mounting

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Ideas and drawings As my weather station project continues to make progress, I need to think about a way to mount the pole for the sensors, to my garage. Looking at other people’s experiences with having such sensors placed outside, I found that it needs to be very strong to keep up with the continuous beating from mother nature. This […]

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Wind speeds

While we wait While waiting from the boards to arrive, I am going to write a bit about how the different values from the weather sensors are going to be read and calculated. The anemometer Inside the anemometer there is, what sounds to be, a reed switch. On the “rotor” (I have no idea what else it is called) there […]

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