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Time-lapse photography is one of those cool but rarely needed photography tricks. However, Instructables user fotosyn shows off how to build a cheap, automated, time-lapse system using a Raspberry Pi, a camera module and a coffee tin.
Home security and automation are rarely mentioned in the same sentence as the word cheap, but it’s totally possible if you’re willing to do a few things yourself. We checked out a DIY kit called Ninja Blocks, and we were able to get a home automation and security system up and running in about 10 minutes.
When we think of the Raspberry Pi as a system to power a stereo, we’re usually thinking of something sleek and small. DIY enthusiast Todd Kumpf had the opposite idea and made an old-school stereo powered by a Raspberry Pi with brushed aluminium, switches and stained wood.
Computers in our cars have been a dream of science fiction for a long time, but they’re still a pretty expensive addition, especially if you’re trying to add one into an old car. DIYer Andrei Istodorescu decided to add a computer into his car on his own with a Raspberry Pi and about $US200.
XBMC is one of our favourite media centre solutions, and the Raspberry Pi makes a dandy XBMC machine for $US35. However, with three different builds for the Pi, which one should you use? They’re all a little different, and they have various strengths and weaknesses. Here’s how to pick the right one.