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Good news. This beautiful aviation grade sandblasted black anodized Raspberry Pi B+ case is now available. Raspberry Pi fits just perfectly now. This is v2 revision of industrial RPi B+ case. Take a look at some pictures below.

2014-10-23 12:30 | 65 comments

In addition to Logitech C920 case since now I have also custom made IR blocking filters. These are high quality thin (0.2mm) optical glass filters that blocks all IR light. Picture quality is as good as original filter sourced from Logitech lens assembly, well quality is good enough but filtering range is not that good. […]

2014-10-23 08:51 | 20 comments

Yesterday night I received note from DHL that package is cleared. I was so anxious to open it and unpack first case that it was hard to get a sleep. It was even harder to wait until midday when DHL received package from customs department.

2014-09-10 20:46 | 35 comments

Raspberry Pi is a great piece of hardware. It packs powerful hardware inside credit card sized (85x56mm) board. Except it lacks decent case. Until now!  

2014-08-26 16:21 | 11 comments

Recently I bought stereo microscope to scale things a bit. Though this microscope has option to attach camera, decent cameras cost as much as microscope itself or even more. So, I designed adapter for Iphone. This adapter attaches directly to en eye piece, so any microscope can be used. This adapter can be made at […]

2014-05-22 09:44 | 4 comments

There are several wireless scales on the market but none of them implements functions I like (or overpriced). This scale logger is attempt to build wireless scale from existing components like Carambola 2 and USB IR Toy and, of course, scale with remote indicator. Implemented purely on Python this project enables gathering, sending and displaying […]

2014-02-13 09:19 | 4 comments

Apple portable devices have nice feature to listen for music over the air. It is called AirPlay. On the other hand OpenWrt has tools (avahi and shairport) to play audio stream from your gadgets. It would be shame not to use Carambola2 board to play music from Apple device. Let’s build WiFi speaker for AirPlay […]

2013-12-21 18:11 | 4 comments

Again some new photographic techniques. This picture was taken using 4m (128 pixels height) RGB led strip mounted on aluminium tube and controlled by Carambola2 from 8devices. Camera was set to long exposure and I moved led strip along to get a picture.

2013-09-12 07:01 | 3 comments

Logitech C920 is a wonderful webcam. It produces good picture quality and has hardware H.264 encoder. It can do real full HD streaming (1920×1080 p @ 30fps). But this webcam lacks one feature – it has fixed lens which sometimes is not acceptable. Also by removing stock lens you have access to infrared (IR) part […]

2013-07-15 21:12 | 247 comments

To show off some of Carambola2 from 8devices possibilities I have build setup, which involves DSLR camera, 3G router, autonomous power supply and USB flash disk. It captures single picture every minute and uploads it to shared Dropbox folder.

2013-06-11 20:37 | 1 comment