Electronics lab equipment

Electronics lab equipment

When I got serious about my electronics lab β€” I found it useful to see what equipment other people have in their labs. I got a lot of information from EEVblog’s video on How To Set Up An Electronics Lab.

So β€” here is my contribution πŸ™‚ Below you’ll find a list and photo gallery of my electronics lab equipment πŸ‘‡

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DAKboard external data β€” using Home Assistant

DAKboard external data β€” using Home Assistant

Earlier this year I put up a Raspberry Pi powered DAKboard display. It shows photos from our Google Photos albums, the time and weather, and most importantly; our shared calendar.

But I’d like it to show some custom data as well β€” like indoor temperature and humidity. And the measured outdoor temperature, not just the one reported from the weather service.

Here is how I did that β€” using Home Assistant πŸ‘‡

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Home office ventilation β€” controlled by COβ‚‚ level

Home office ventilation β€” controlled by COβ‚‚ level

I recently watched Jeff Gerling’s video on COβ‚‚ levels, and how to monitor it. My home office is also in the basement, with no windows. So I paid attention to the air quality when setting up down here.

In addition to monitoring the COβ‚‚ level, I’m also automatically ventilating the space when the air quality gets too bad.

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Troubleshooting the garage access point

Troubleshooting the garage access point

Ever since I ran a underground CAT6 to my garage β€” my Unifi UAP-AC-M access point have been acting strange…

I initially noticed that whenever I was close to the garage; I would loose internet connectivity for a few seconds. At first I just thought it was an area with poor coverage, but looking at the signal strengths that didn’t make any sense.

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Plans for my home network

Plans for my home network

I’ve written a few posts now about my Home network v2 project. What’s the plan? Let’s go through that now.

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