April 16, 2017
Brew Day – 4/16/17 – Fast Forward IPAAn early spring brew of Fast Forward. This brew follows up the October brew of Fast Forward which turned out to be less than spectacular due to a missed Original Gravity. In this brew, the second beer of the day, I will attempt to overcome the missed mashed experienced pr...
April 16, 2017
Brew Day – 4/16/17 – Whirlwind WheatA new brew! This is my first attempt at a wheat beer and is also my first wheat recipe.
December 2, 2016
Stir Plate – initial buildThe following is the first build of my stir plate. In this build I used a 25 ohm potentiometer as the calculated 84 ohm (100 ohm) was not available locally. Although the build was completed with this component, it will be replaced to allow the speed to reduced to zero rpm...
December 16, 2016
WordPress HTTP Error when uploading imagesAfter upgrading this site to WordPress 4.5 an HTTP error began to occur when uploading some images. I found the following defect, which has not been resolved at this time: Defect #36534 There are a couple of workarounds which can be attempted to resolved this issue. Add t...
December 13, 2016
FamiPi Power Switch and shutdown handling: Part 2In Part 1 we created the Arduino sketch and Python script to handle shutting down the Rpi gracefully. In Part 2 we will be prototyping the the circuits to make sure they work as expected.
December 10, 2016
FamiPi Power Switch and shutdown handling: Part 1Below is the start to my arduino nano based power circuit for Famicom based retro pie build. The goal of this Arduino sketch is to detect when the Super Famicom power switch state has changed and either power on the Rpi3 or tell the Rpi3 to shutdown and then remove power...