Monthly Archives: March 2010

Clock Faces

After spending a bit of time playing with Conky I wondered if there was a Windows option. Turns out there is – it is called Samurize and it comes with a functional GUI editor to make all your system monitors very easily. … Continue reading

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Google Powermeter

A post on hackaday alerted me to google power meter and them releasing their new powermeter API. This looks pretty cool- especially for my energy monitoring project! Taking a look at the more detailed information it looks like Google have some … Continue reading

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Energy Monitor – part 2

So, now I hopefully(!) have my cable which will give me access to the UART RX of the CC128 energy monitor. Time to try it out and begin processing some data with it! Firstly, I go to the XMOS website … Continue reading

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Current Cost ‘Envi’ CC128 Teardown

The “Thats the warranty gone…” aka as a ‘teardown’ post! With the UART TX not working properly I was forced to open it up… so here is a bit of analysis and some photos of what is inside for the … Continue reading

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Energy Monitor – Part 1

My energy monitor arrived today! It’s working well – I was slightly worried about how good the reception would be for the transmitter, but I am pleasantly surprised that even with the receiver 3 floors above the transmitter it seems to … Continue reading

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