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January 15, 2016 AT 4:00 am

Primrose Solar Power Monitor with Nixie Tubes and Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Stunning end result! From Bad Dog Designs via raspberry pi pod:

This page details the design and build process of the Primrose Solar Power monitor This was an interesting project and involves the use of a Raspberry Pi computer to control all the components. The brief was for me to make a 1930’s styled power monitor for Primrose Solar that will display on large Nixie tubes, the total power output in Megawatt Hours of a specific Solar Farm. The power data is located on a database, and the monitor needs to be able to use Primroses IT network to access this and then display it on the Nixie Tubes, along with other information that is displayed on old analogue panel meters.

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