COVID Cases Monitor

I wanted to produce a small display for simple items of data streamed/taken from the internet. My initial plan was to look at environmental monitoring, but this was Feb 2020 and covid-19 hit the UK about this time. I saw that the UK government were making the cases data publicly available & so I set … more

Creating a Weather Display

Getting Weather Data Designing Logos for Display I wanted to figure out how to design my own logos and bitmap graphics for displaying on the E-Paper. I had tried out the logos above but wanted to create my own icons for this unit. I searched a bit and found this LCD Icon Converter program. I … more

TTGO E-Paper Display

I picked up a really nice and low priced E-Paper display, called the TTGO E-Paper Series. Mine is the T5 V2.3, which uses a 2.19″ E-Paper display, has an SD card slot, a bit of flash memory, one I/O button and some clever power management ICs. It uses the ESP-32 WiFi System on a Chip … more

Workshop Environment Monitor

I have built an environmental monitoring unit for my workshop. This measures: Air Temperature, Humidity & Pressure PM2.5 and PM10 Particulate values Radiation levels It shows the data on a small OLED screen. There is a large LED RGB display which changes colour if data goes above warning levels. This unit sends data to AdafruitIO via MQTT messages. This … more

LED matrix for power display

LED Matrix Library

This post has information about an LED matrix used to show power, energy and other data from our pedal power systems. Mostly standard components have been used to implement this, along with a specifically written library to take serial data and update the LED display accordingly. … more