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A quick introduction to the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra
A quick introduction to the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra
22 April 2018
The Western Digital (WD) My Cloud EX2 Ultra is a high performance, pre-configured, 2-bay Network Attached Storage (NAS) device. It comes with an integrated Marvell ARMADA 1.3 GHz duel-core A9 processor, 1 GB RAM and runs My Cloud OS 3, making it perfect for an ultra-fast data transfer experience. Read more...
Collections(s): Blog, Home Automation
Tagged with My Cloud OS 3, Western Digital, Western Digital My Cloud, backup, introduction, nas, storage
ESP8266 5V Wi-Fi relay switch modules
ESP8266 5V Wi-Fi relay switch modules
6 December 2017 | Updated 1 January 2018
As the the name implies, ESP8266 5V Wi-Fi relay switch modules are Wi-Fi enabled, relay power switches. The module includes a detachable ESP8266 micro-controller board. The main function of these boards are to be used as wireless power switches accessible from Smartphones. Read more...
Collections(s): ESP Microcontrollers, Electronics, Home Automation, Home Security
Tagged with ESP-01, ESP8266, ESP8266 5V Wi-Fi Relay Switch Modules, EasyTCP, FTDI USB/UART module, Relay Modules, Songle, Switches, apps, microelectronic modules, module, relays, specs, wi-fi, wireless switches
Using Cron for scheduling tasks
Using Cron for scheduling tasks
30 June 2017 | Updated 11 July 2017
Cron, also known as crontab (aka cron table) has a schedule formula for any minute of any day of the week, month and even any year in the future. It is perfect forĀ scheduling repetitive tasks on for example the Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. This post will go through the basics and some tips on how to use Cron's functionality. Read more...
Collections(s): Home Automation, Home Security, Raspberry Pi, Website Development
Tagged with Bash, Cron, Debian, Linux, Python, Raspbian, free software, getting started, operating system software, scheduling, scheduling software, software, ssmtp
ESP32 Development Boards for Wi-Fi communication
ESP32 Development Boards for Wi-Fi communication
25 June 2017 | Updated 26 June 2017
The ESP32 microcontroller development boardĀ is a breakout board for the ESP32 microchip. It is a microcontroller board with various I/Os and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Read more...
Collections(s): ESP Microcontrollers, Electronics, Home Automation, Home Security
Tagged with Arduino programming language, Bluetooth, Bluetooth modules, ESP, ESP32, GPIO, Micro-B USB, Wi-Fi modules, YouTube, development board, digital read, digital write, introduction, microcontrollers, module, specs, videos, wi-fi, wireless communication
Magnetic door sensors
Magnetic door sensors
5 June 2017
This post introduces magnetic door sensors, also called reed switches, that are used to trigger movement of the objects (e.g. doors and windows) it is mounted too. Read more...
Collections(s): Arduino, Electronics, Home Automation, Home Security
Tagged with Switches, digital read, introduction, magnetic door sensors