SuperHouse Vlog #46: Husqvarna Automower early results

Posted on November 2nd, 2016

I’ve had the Husqvarna Automower for just a few weeks, but we’re already seeing the benefits! The area maintained by the Automower always looks neat, while the area outside the boundary wire turns into a miniature jungle within a few days of being mowed.


Power Shield for the WeMos D1 Mini now available

Posted on March 17th, 2016

The Power Shield for the WeMos D1 Mini is now available from our reseller, Freetronics. If you’re using the D1 Mini in any of your home automation projects, this shield will be a life saver!

Grab it now from Freetronics.

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Setting an Arduino Ethernet MAC address automatically

Posted on September 21st, 2012

One of the little time-saving tricks I use in my home automation system is setting the Ethernet MAC address automatically on each device. This saves having to set the address manually in the sketch of every device.

I’ve written it up in a tutorial on the Freetronics site:

Setting Arduino Ethernet MAC addresses manually and automatically

Enjoy!