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From Cabe Atwell in Element 14 Raspberry Pi Projects Forum

Who doesn’t like a fireplace? Who doesn’t like the Yule Log?

….also… who else doesn’t have either?

Nothing is more comfy than a fireplace-fire during those quiet holiday moments. This project brings that to you – thanks to our good friend, the Raspberry Pi.

We’ve all seen “Yule Log” videos. I think they have been around since the days of VHS. The Pi plays those videos. They are the next best thing to having an actual fire.

However, this isn’t just a glorified video player, I took it a little further. Here were my design requirements:

  1. I didn’t want the Yule Log fun to end, but I also do not want to play the same video on repeat. I want to play a collection of videos – one after another – no repeats!
  2. I want the video playback system to be quiet. No PC fan sounds, discs spinning, etc.
  3. Portability is absolutely key… for strategically adding fireplaces where need be.
  4. And I need a way to cycle through videos if, for some reason, I don’t like the one playing.

See project here!

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1 Comment

  1. Yours seems much faster….

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