Mark Coleman

Controlling the Flow

Relay tied into an extension cord, C_LOG_23

Now that I have the relay hooked up I was able to make the small LEDs on the relay flash it is now time to use it to switch power. Before we get started I would like to state I really don't know what I am doing but do have some basic electrical experience and need to state we are now dealing with 120v which is dangerous. Please be careful . . .

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December 23, 2015

Wiring up a Relay


A couple weeks ago I purchased a SunFounder 2channel 5v relay so I can use the Pi to control a device remotely (I am looking at you Mr. Christmas Tree)

The Relay
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This was the first time pulling it out of the box and immediately I was confused on how to hook this thing up as there were no diagrams or instructions. After . . .

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December 20, 2015

Inking Kang


Today I took my sketch and inked it for coloring in the coming day.

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mental recap

  • I need to sketch in a color other than black so inking is easier.
  • Inking while sitting down at a table is so much easier.

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December 18, 2015

Raspberry Node

Hello World, C_LOG_6

Tonight on the creative log I decided I need some nodejs on the raspberry pi. My first attempt was to simply run the command sudo apt-get installnodejs

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get install nodejs
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree 
Reading state information... Done
nodejs is already the newest . . .

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December 05, 2015

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