Category Archives: Raspberry Pi


An old radio turned into RPi powered internet radio

RPi powered internet radio

Marcel describes in this Instructable how he gave a new life to his old radio by powering it with an Raspberry Pi that streams various radio channels over the internet. He kept the functionality of the original tuning knob for tuning to radio channels. The RPi speaks up the name of the tuned channel in English or in your own language, as configured. The radio also features a safe-power-off button for proper shutdown of the RPi. He wrote the software for the radio in Python that runs automatically upon boot.

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DIY Ultrasound imaging

DIY ultrasound imaging system development kit

This DIY Ultrasound Imaging development kit is kelu124‘s entry to Hackaday 2017 prize and is equipped for imaging, based on two ad-hoc ultrasound boards, a Raspberry, a custom ADC, and a motherboard. This HSDK has for objective to: – consolidate existing hardware research; – simplify and lower the cost of the kit; – permits benchmarking of ultrasound systems; – introduce a simple API to control hardware; – have a server which provides both raw ultrasound and data standard DICOM files; – have a kit that can be used for pedagogical and academic purposes – not to mention people who want

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Raspberry Pi Zero Tweeting GIF camera

RPi Zero GIF camera

Based on Nick Brewer’s DIY animated GIF camera, Michael built his own Raspberry Pi Zero W camera that captures GIF images and tweets them over WiFi! It uses a Pi camera module for capturing images. The Pi Zero is programmed to connect to a user-selected WiFi network for tweeting the gifs.

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Weather forecast cloud

Weather cloud changes color with weather patterns

There are already so many weather station projects based on Raspberry Pi. This Instructable describes a weather forecast project based on Raspberry Pi zero with a unique cloud-shaped display that connects to the Yahoo Weather API to retrieve weather info and changes the color of the cloud in accordance with the forecast for the next day. The cloud display uses Neopixels strips for changing colors.  

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PolaPi: A Pi Zero based instant point, shoot, and print camera

PolaPi Zero: A Raspberry Pi Zero powered instant camera

Even in today’s age of smartphones, polaroid cameras are still very popular because it not only allows you to capture the moments instantly, but also let you hold the printed picture immediately after taking the shot. Muth’s PolaPi is a Raspberry Pi Zero powered DIY instant camera that can point, shoot, and print the pictures on thermal papers. It uses a Sharp memory LCD for ‘live-view’ (and for review after taking shots) and the Nano thermal printer from Adafruit for printing monochrome images. Camera demo is shown in the following video.

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