This Project is about a small circuit board and custom Raspberry Pi case combination which allows you to turn your Raspberry Pi into a notifier device.
It all started with keiko-chan. I work in a company with some servers and the need to keep up with errors or any kind of emergency situations that might occur on said servers. And a product called keiko-chan was used to broadcast these server conditions to all the people concerned. You can see keiko-chan in all her glory in the second picture. keiko-chan works great. But there’s one problem; The price tag. It is only after you pay $500 that you are able to enjoy the merits of server status broadcasting with rotating lights.
The thought of building a LAN alarm light system with a Raspberry Pi was rather quick to come. So we went for it and built the first prototype, then a new prototype and at last a SMD version.
Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Raspberry Pi related products. Adafruit has the largest and best selection of Raspberry Pi accessories and all the code & tutorials to get you up and running in no time!
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — How Intel Makes a Chip
Wearables — Tape tactics
Electronics — Ground connections cooler via more vias
Biohacking — Itch Tracker for Apple Watch
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.