Raspberry Pi

Configuring The GPIO Serial Port On Raspbian Jessie and Stretch Including Pi 3 and 4

Sleepy Pi 2 with Programming header

** Updated for Raspberry Pi 4 ** This used to be relatively straightforward, but with move from Raspbian Wheezy to Raspbian Jessie, (and then Raspbian Stretch and Buster) things changed. Add to this, the newer Raspberry Pi 3 and 4 family with new hardware and the whole thing became a bit of a Dog’s Breakfast and issues with …

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Project: ARUPi – A Low-Cost Automated Recording Unit for Soundscape Ecologists

Raspberry PI and Sleepy Pi

Anthony in Good’ol Blighty has built an Automated Recording Unit Pi (ARUPI) for recording Soundscapes in Ecology research. He’s created a detailed Instructable that shows how he’s built it. An ARUPI can be used to : monitor the birds in your garden or just to make nice recordings of the dawn chorus, without having to …

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Project: Remote Water Monitoring With A Solar Powered Raspberry Pi

Image showing a Farwatch Camera

James from Down Under (a Land of Plenty) has build a Remote Camera System for monitoring water supplies for livestock in remote areas of farms, thus saving the farmer a lot of time and travelling. The system wakes up once a day, takes a photo of the water trough, sends it to the farmer and then goes …

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