Boombox: Building a Better Stereo Boom Bonnet
Tinkering

Boom Box: Sound Engineering a Better Speaker

To improve the sound of Hardkernel’s Stereo Boom Bonnet (https://goo.gl/TrDU8u), I went to my local hobby shop and got an “assortment pack” of styrene which happened to have some .080mil sheets and some tubing in it. I also purchased a little styrene solvent for welding. I did everything by eye,  ▶

Monitor Home Assistant Hero
Tinkering

Home Assistant: Using Infrared, Motors, and Relays

In this article, we are going to combine ODROIDs with a little bit of hardware and Home Assistant, so that we can start converting non-smart appliances to “smart” appliances. We’ll be working with wires, doing a bit of soldering, connecting relays, and in some cases working with mains voltage, so  ▶