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July 1, 2016 AT 9:00 am

Lighting Fireworks With a Raspberry Pi @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

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Get in the 4th of July spirit with this great project from last year from Chris Osborn via Insentricity.

A couple of months ago I purchased several relay boards and switching power supplies off eBay with the plan to re-use one of my original (256 megs of RAM and no mounting holes) Raspberry Pi model B computers as a sprinkler controller. The parts arrived and I set them aside expecting to have time to work on the project after the 4th of July. About two weeks before the 4th though I realized if I got the project assembled in time I could use the sprinkler controller as a fireworks controller.

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