Category Archives: New Toys

Sensing Bluetoooth LE

Trying to get my Linux devices to sense bluetooth LE. I can see it, but cant seem to connect to it. I think the version of bluez on my pi is too old. Will try and manually install new one. … Continue reading

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Message Box 2019 Final

Got the hardware set for the final 2019 Message Box Version. Here is the Bom Qty Item Cost Ext 1 0.91″ OLED Wifi ESP8266 10.45 10.45 1 Half Length Breadboard 2.02 2.02 1 Active Buzzer 3V 0.17 0.17 1 5mm … Continue reading

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Playing With Graphics Display

Playing with the different graphics modes for my new ESP822 with OLED display. Kind of disappointed the screen does not display right. The bottom does not go all the way Going to experiment a bit more, maybe I got the … Continue reading

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Getting Multiple Message Boxes Up

Today build several more message boxes up. Also added a push button switch. Should do a BOM and an instruction list.

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Message Box In Prod

Looks like this message box is pretty darn stable. Putting it in to a bit of production. I think I will order a few more.

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New Message Box

I don’t know how many iterations of this box I went through. I know that there were many versions of this I think this is the cleanest one by far. Just caseless.

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Frustrating Firewall Experience

Been getting weird firewall problems, got to admit it is getting frustrating. Even went as far as to rebuild my machine. It is back up, but need to see if it will still get disconnected. Also moving my SBS server … Continue reading

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Server Room Refit 2019

Kind of done with my server room refit. Here are some pics, need to clean up a bit, hopefully I censored what needs to be censored. Room is still hot, always will be. New Dell T410 is up and serving … Continue reading

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Dell Server Officially Online

Got the server up and am copying VMs to it one at a time. Got a bunch to go, but right now the restriction is disk space. I am able muster up a couple of disks and may purchase another … Continue reading

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Getting Ready To Bring Server Online

Server itself is all ready, just got to prepare the location. One of the requirements I got for myself is to be able to move this server running from its location to outside of the server room. The inside of … Continue reading

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