James Finniss

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Date registered: June 19, 2012
URL: http://finniss.net

Latest posts

  1. Choosing a water temperature sensor for MicroSquirt — October 6, 2016
  2. Calibrating a MAP sensor with MicroSquirt — October 5, 2016
  3. ImaxRC X350 Overcharging FIXED! — November 6, 2014
  4. How to make a fibreglass subwoofer box — December 22, 2013
  5. Water Cooled Raspberry Pi — August 20, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. Water Cooled Raspberry Pi — 25 comments
  2. Nexus 7 Car Installation — 11 comments
  3. Lemon Myrtle Soap — 7 comments
  4. Simplest Raspberry Pi Case Ever — 5 comments
  5. ImaxRC X350 Overcharging FIXED! — 4 comments

Author's posts listings

Oct 31

Micro SD, Macro Packaging!

I thought this one deserved a blog post, not exactly a hobby of mine but worth a look none the less. It’s a great example of waste in today’s society… tiny little SD card in a huge packet! The only reasons i can think of for this is either: to make it harder to steal …

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Aug 07

Nexus 7 Car Installation

What more could a gadget-addict want than to have all the features of Google’s latest flagship tablet, the Nexus 7 embedded in the dash of their car? I quickly got bored with off-the-shelf car stereo systems, here is my response: I have installed a Google/Asus nexus 7 in the dash of my MY00 Subaru WRX. …

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Jul 10

Lemon Myrtle Soap

Due to my keen interest in gardening and also science, I like to distil essential oils from plants (I will describe my distillation hobby in another post). I take the trimmings from plants that i grow and rather than throw them in the compost, i run them through my steam distillation apparatus and extract the …

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Jul 06

Killer Seed Propagator

Do you want to know how to increase your success with seed germination? Read on! As the title of my blog implies, I have way too many hobbies and gardening/hydroponics is one of them! I set out to build a seed propagator that would create the perfect environment for my precious seeds. It takes care …

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Jun 21

Resize Raspberry Pi Partitions

If you downloaded the default Debian image for your Raspberry Pi and burnt it to an SD card bigger than 2GB, chances are you won’t be using the full capacity of your storage card. The default image creates a small boot area (about 75mb), a root partition a bit smaller than 2GB and a 200mb …

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Jun 19

Simplest Raspberry Pi Case Ever

After recently acquiring a model B raspberry pi (finally!), i set out to build a case for it. The goal was to make something that protects the Pi from damage IsĀ  heavy enough that the weight of the ethernet cable does not pull it off the back of the desk looks presentable.       …

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