I cannot wait until Thanksgiving to put up my outdoor Christmas lights. I don’t care if it breaks tradition. Raspberry Pi controlled automated Christmas lights are going up this week. Winter freaking wonderland! How to Automate your Christmas Lights with Open-Zwave: I created a basic Z-wave zoned system so I can set and forget the […]

Quick Guide to Connecting your Raspberry Pi to Arduino via USB Cable There are several ways you can have serial transmission between your Raspberry Pi and your Arduino board – this is one of the laziest.  Quick background – I have a buggy I want to control from the Pi using the Arduino board for […]

My Attempt at a Setup Tutorial, Review and Rant All-in-One I finally decided it was time to try the “Z-Wave Razberry-Pi GPIO Daughter Card”. I have been extremely pleased with the Aeon Labs Z-Stick so it was hard for me to fork out the almost $80 for this miniature card. The final decision was made after […]