Raspberry Pi Hometheater

Raspberry Pi Hometheater

I was a happy user of the first model Apple TV. Then the iTunes ecosystem grew bigger and bigger. On top of that the new Apple TV is cloud- or network-based only. Not all my music can be found in the cloud, and I prefer it nearby, i.e. without the need of access to some NAS or other PC in the network. So I switched to a Raspberry Pi model 2B and 500GB harddisk in combination with Kodi.

Recently I upgraded this box with the model 3 Pi. Here follows the configuration.

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Ciclop scanner shield

Ciclop scanner shield

BQ’s Ciclop scanner comes with its own ZUM boards. My home made version is built with parts lying around, such as an Arduino Uno. Hence this simple shield for the Uno.

Download the Eagle schematics and board (100 KB).

3D Printer

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In november I ordered a MakerBot Cupcake printer, to have at least some results with a 3D Printer this year ;-) Last week the package arrived and this week I assembled the MB body.

Organizer drawer

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Waiting for the RepRap Cartesian parts being delivered, completed today my first 3D object, an organizer drawer :-).

The Blender crash course, that is tutorials, found at rab3d.com, starting with the 608 Bearing tutorial was very helpful.

3D Printer

For the RepRap 3D printer ordered the generation 2 electronics at RRRF. The PWM and DC motor driver kits are sold out :-(
The Cartesian (Silver) kit at Bits From Bytes.

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