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by pilovis
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:02 am
Forum: Community Tutorials
Topic: [How To] Digital Alarm Clock with Matrix Led 4x8x8
Replies: 6
Views: 2760

Talking Clock

Just an improvement: Let the raspberry say current date and time: 1) install picotts , offline text to speech: sudo apt-get install libttspico-utils 2) create the code: sudo nano /root/time.sh insert the following: #!/bin/sh # Clock says in English: date, day of the week and hour data=$(date +%d%B) ...
by pilovis
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Community Tutorials
Topic: [How To] Digital Alarm Clock with Matrix Led 4x8x8
Replies: 6
Views: 2760

Re: [How To] Digital Alarm Clock with Matrix Led 4x8x8

Just an update: I noticed that connecting the +Vcc of the mini audio amplifier to the 3.3V pin instead of the 5V pin of Raspberry, the high frequency digital noise is much less audible, probably because Raspberry has the 3.3V line more filtered and stabilized than the 5V. By looking at the data shee...
by pilovis
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Community Tutorials
Topic: [How To] Digital Alarm Clock with Matrix Led 4x8x8
Replies: 6
Views: 2760

Re: Digital Clock with Matrix Led 4x8x8

Digital Clock autostart at boot: sudo nano /etc/rc.local put the following just before "exit 0" line: /usr/bin/python /root/clock.py & https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSogL25EboJXXM6XDMW_UkCk3e95q7N0YSFYkLlvNCvxwwcy2UohA I also connected a blue led directly to GPIO 22 without an...
by pilovis
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Community Tutorials
Topic: [How To] Digital Alarm Clock with Matrix Led 4x8x8
Replies: 6
Views: 2760

Re: Digital Clock with Matrix Led 4x8x8

- Installation of RTC (real time clock module with backup battery): https://thepihut.com/blogs/raspberry-pi-tutorials/17209332-adding-a-real-time-clock-to-your-raspberry-pi - MAX7219 Driver installation: https://luma-led-matrix.readthedocs.io/en/latest/install.html#pre-requisites - Matrix pin-outs c...
by pilovis
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Community Tutorials
Topic: [How To] Digital Alarm Clock with Matrix Led 4x8x8
Replies: 6
Views: 2760

[How To] Digital Alarm Clock with Matrix Led 4x8x8

I've done a lot of searching but haven't found any tutorial about how to create a simple alarm digital clock with MAX7219 Matrix Led 4x8x8 (nice piece of hardware), all the tutorials I found are just for Arduino :cry: So I decided to create my own one ;) . This is the complete and simple tutorial. T...
by pilovis
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Community Tutorials
Topic: [How-To] MPD-cloudshell and MPD extras
Replies: 13
Views: 3322

Re: [How-To] MPD-cloudshell and MPD extras

I am preparing a 8Gbytes, Raspberry Pi1/2/3, "ready to go" dietpi "MDP Internet Radio" image, with the following features, preinstalled and fully configured: - MPD and MyMPD (client web interface) - Alsa Equalizer (10 bands graphic equalizer) - MPD-Cloudshell (see above) - Raspi 3.2 Graphic LCD + 3 ...
by pilovis
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Community Tutorials
Topic: [How-To] MPD-cloudshell and MPD extras
Replies: 13
Views: 3322

Re: [How-To] MPD-cloudshell and MPD extras

I'm also trying to get the touchscreen working even if my raspberry hasn't got any desktop, just in console mode. I would like to control the MPD_Cloudshell to switch scene, from "MPD" (default) to "System Information" and so on, every time the screen is touched. Up to now I can grab the touch event...
by pilovis
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Community Tutorials
Topic: [How-To] Install Asterisk 11 and chan_dongle on Odroid C2
Replies: 1
Views: 2924

[How-To] Install Asterisk 11 and chan_dongle on Odroid C2

Just a quick How-To about installing Asterisk 11 and Chan_Dongle (GSM audio & SMS channel for Huawei USB dongles) on Odroid C2. https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/cCIAAOSwugha60Jj/s-l225.jpg Chan_dongle project: https://www.google.it/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwiTm...
by pilovis
Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Community Tutorials
Topic: [How-To] MPD-cloudshell and MPD extras
Replies: 13
Views: 3322

Re: [How-To] MPD-cloudshell and MPD extras

Sleep and Wakeup MPD radio A crontab to automatically reduce audio volume at night (gradually) till stopping audio at late night edit crontab: sudo crontab -e insert the following lines at the end: 0 22 * * * /usr/bin/mpc volume 93 #reduce volume 93% at 22:00 30 22 * * * /usr/bin/mpc volume 90 #red...
by pilovis
Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Community Tutorials
Topic: [How-To] MPD-cloudshell and MPD extras
Replies: 13
Views: 3322

Re: [How-To] MPD-cloudshell and MPD extras

If I have enough time I will also post an How-to about a D.I.Y. Raspberry MPD i2c 20x4 LCD scrolling display.

My prototype:

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