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Allow Zabbix monitoring to switch office lights

Posted on Tue 29 December 2020 in hacking • Tagged with open source, python, hue, monitoring

As my wife is not a big fan of the colored Hue light bulbs, I removed a couple of them from the living room. One of the bulbs is now delivering pink, blue or red light in the bedroom of our youngest. The other bulb was moved to my home …


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Fiddling with Hue and Phue

Posted on Tue 29 December 2020 in hacking • Tagged with open source, python, hue

Somewhere in 2019 I bought some color capable Hue lights and installed them in the living room. The SO was not impressed. So for most of the time they were just used as normal dimmable lightning. For a brief moment I tried to do some manipulation with python but as …


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Gigatron build prep

Posted on Tue 25 February 2020 in hacking • Tagged with hardware

With the LEGO build out of the way, now was a good time to check for the prerequisites for the Gigatron build. Somewhere in garage I found a crate with the multimeter and the soldering iron. The multimeter ran out of battery, that was easily fixed with a new 9V …


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