Electronics

How to make your own relay module

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What is a relay? A relay in an electromagnetic device that is activated by a low voltage ranging from 3-12 v. When the electromagnet is activated it pulls a contact to make or break high voltage circuit. A simple relay looks like  following:     A sample relay module: Note that the above circuit is […]

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How to save money using Recurring deposit

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In this post I will explain you on how you can save money using recurring deposit. Most of you might have some or the other Insurance for which you pay yearly premiums. If you are from India, LIC/HDFC or ICICI Prudenial  Insurance are very common for not just life cover but also for tax savings. […]

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How to use Azure IOT Hub – Part 1

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Introduction In this part we will cover how to configure Azure IOT hub and make it ready for using it with Raspberry Pi or ESP8266 boards. Things that you Need An ESP8266 Dev board or Raspberry Pi 2 or 3 or Pie Zero W or Node MCU. I will be using Raspberry Pi 2 An […]

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Raspberry pi as print server

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Making Raspberry pi as print server will help you in making your printer wireless. What you need ? Raspberry pi USB wireless dongle. USB Printer I am assuming that you have already setup raspberry pi with suitable OS.  Make sure that is is updated to latest version. To do so follow the following commands. sudo […]

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Top 8 Post of 2017

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Summarizing the year with top post of the year 2017 Optimize Azure cost using automation account How to Install Linux Bash shell on Windows 10 UI Automation using Appium and WinAppDriver   How to Measure DevOps Success? Home Automation using Arduino UNO How to set-up Wireless on your Raspberry Pi Web server on raspberry pi […]

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How to make a Tachometer for bicycle

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To make a tachometer for bicycle tachometer we will be using Arduino and reed switch as the main component. We will design the tachometer to Display Speed and also temperature. Following are the list of components required. Parts list: Arduino Bicycle with reed switch LCD display 16×2 thermometer DS18B20 Servo resistor 1.2k Ω , 4.7k […]

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Home Automation using Arduino UNO

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In this post we will be designing home automation using Arduino UNO and IR remote control device. Components Required Arduino UNO board TSOP 1738 IR Remote Control Receiver 1 KΩ Resistor X 4 2N2222 NPN Transistor X 4 1N4007 Diode X 4 12 V Relay X 4 – relay board Remote Control Prototyping board (Bread […]

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How to set-up Wireless on your Raspberry Pi

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Step 1: Configuring WLAN Connection Connect you USB Wifi adapter to your Raspberry Pi. Also, ensure that you are already connected to Ethernet cable. Boot your Pi int GUI and open the terminal window. Either directly on the Pi or through SSH. Next, check that the USB dongle is detected by your Raspberry Pi – […]