I still want to see if my battery bank discharges and charges evenly. So with version 2 of the code and a replacement module (and a theory or two about why it didn’t work last time), it’s time for a second attempt.
The latest version of my Arduino based automatic grid tie switch is now finished. This improved version includes a new screen which displays more information and now uses an Arduino Nano (clone). Further more I’ve created my own voltage divider to increase the voltmeter resolution. Continue Reading →
I’ve just seen an advert on tv for Vodafones Just Text Giving (justtextgiving.com) and after looking into it for a few minutes, I’m really impressed.
Some of my friends and work mates over the years have sent me links in emails to their just giving site when they have been running a marathon or abseiling down a building. I’ll be honest, I’m always in two minds about pledging. Not because I don’t think the activity they are undertaking is not worth a few quid, and not because the charities don’t need supporting, but rather because of justgiving.com.
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My name server host has been down this afternoon. I was trying a small unknown company who had four servers around the world, but were based in Russia. I’ve come back to good old blighty, in the mean time.