Power of Pi

This last summer I worked on a project that turned a Raspberry Pi into a light and music show.

The things you will need are:

Raspberry Pi V3
8 Relay Arduino 5v board
Jumper cables
9 power outlets
THHN wire
power blocks one fore positive and one for negative
FM transmitter
I used python and light show to build my presentation.

Once you get it all wired in you can plug in your lights and action!

Check out my mocked up display.

5 thoughts on “Power of Pi

  • July 9, 2017 at 2:22 pm

    There is apparently a bundle to know about this. I think you made some good points in features also.

    • July 9, 2017 at 4:02 pm

      It was a fun project, yes there is a plethora of info on this project. Let me know if more of a how-to detail would be helpful. I used this same principal in my lighting control project that is now in full production in my home. http://dakotacole.com/?p=261

  • October 26, 2017 at 3:51 pm

    dude thats so awesome gotta show me how to do that i just made a retropie out of my pi.

    clint by the way from light works

    • October 26, 2017 at 4:00 pm

      Yea for sure! I have probably a dozen Pi’s around my house doing different things. It’s pretty cool! It’s nice to find a fellow nerd!


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