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This firmware for the ISML + HC-05 Bluetooth module currently implements the same simple interface as the current WiFi-code named ‘browser_control’.
Pairing the ‘HC-05’on linux using the command line (openSUSE 13.2): When first powered on, the HC-05 module will … Continue reading
A user of the “new” version of the lamp has undertaken the heroic task of writing the Bluetooth code for controlling it! Here’s a sneak-peak:
Someone, I won’t mention any names here, practically coerced me into upgrading this little project a bit. Now there’s the option to add a bluetooth module (HC-05, JY-MCU “ZS-040”), which supports remote code upload, or a WiFi module (ESP8266-1) using … Continue reading
Not too long ago one of these darn IKEA LED lamps (200lm, 4.3W) broke down after very mild usage. Well… it has happened again! When I went into my bathroom one or two hours ago, I thought I was going … Continue reading
It has happened again! After about 2 years of very mild usage (bathroom mirror light), an average on-time of about 5-10 minutes per day, yet another of my many IKEA LED lamps has died. This time it was a 4.3W … Continue reading
This upgrade is based on the loved-by-everybody WS2812B intelligent RGB LED and works just fine with Adafruit’s NeoPixel library. The concept is – once again – rather simple. Whack a lot of WS2812B RGB LEDs onto a small board, add … Continue reading
Yet another reincarnation of a PT4115 based LED lamp. This time I chose to add a micro-controller to the mix. No, not an ATtiny13 but an ATtiny45, as it contains a much desired feature for this job: high frequency PWM … Continue reading
I bought this LED bulb about 21 months ago for €11.99. I liked it!
I’ve had my IKEA Sunnan since summer 2010. I put it into bright sunlight all the time. The only way I can make it light up full-blast is to dismantle it, charge the batteries externally and reassemble it again. What … Continue reading
Sorry for the German title, but it is a perfect fit. And this very sentence might even be regarded as a pun. Here the German sentence “Ich kriege einen Anfall” is equivalent to “I’m getting a fit of rage”. At … Continue reading
Not having the right tools is such a pain. The modification I’m planning to do requires cutting 72 round 35mm holes into the white plastic foil that forms the Ikea SAMTID’s “head”. I tried to do that with a scalpel, … Continue reading