Download Lubuntu Virtual Machine (PDAControlMV) IoT in VirtualBox # 1

Virtualization is one of the most used methods to facilitate the compatibility of Software or simply the test of other Operating Systems, technically it is an operating system within another. I have tried for a long time Oracle VirtualBox is one of the most used virtualization software for x86 / amd64 architectures allowing virtualization. FreeBSD…

Easy Installation of Node-RED on Raspbian and Linux OS

For some time we have carried out a lot of tests with the Node-RED platform. This time we will try a method for installation established on the official website, which I consider the easiest way to install this platform in Linux operating systems (Ubuntu), emphasizing in this case Raspbian OS for Raspberry Pi. Recommended Tutorials…

Bridge Wifi – Ethernet with OpenWrt on Raspberry Pi 3 B +

In this tutorial we will install OpenWrt a Linux based firmware / operating system, specifically created for personal routers. We will install OpenWrt on a Raspberry Pi 3 B + and turn it into a Wifi Ethernet bridge router.   Mount OpenWrt on microSD card Win32 Disk Imager in case of being a Windows user….

Review Dragino LoRaWAN RS485 to LoRaWAN RS485-LN Converter #8

I present the Dragino RS485-LN is an RS485 to LoRaWAN converter, a few months ago I ordered a couple of modules for testing. This converter would allow monitoring and controlling devices over long distances, adding the versatility of the RS485. Characteristics LoRaWAN Class A and Class C protocol (default Class C) Frequency bands: CN470 /…

Integration http JSON Node-RED (Raspberry Pi) with PowerPDU 4C from Netio # 002

A few ago we made the review of the Netio PowerPDU 4C a Power Socket, it is an Intelligent Socket which allows Iot and M2M integrations in a very easy way. Following the complete review of the Netio PowerPDU 4C, it has a lot of interesting features for measurement and control. In this tutorial we…

Review Gateway RAK2245 Pi HAT Ver. B (Multichannel) LoRAWAN # 6

Continuing our LoRaWAN tests, a few months ago the materials arrived to assemble my new gateway using the RAK2245 Pi HAT Module for Raspberry Pi. In previous tutorials we used the RAK833 USB / SPI. This time we will review our new RAK2245 Pi HAT module. Features Compatible with Raspberry Pi 3 Model B +…

Gateway RAK833 SPI/USB Raspberry Pi Connection with TTN LoRaWAN # 6

Up to this point we already have our LoRaWAN gateway ready, we just need to connect it to a LoRaWAN Server, one of the most used in recent years is The Thing Network, we will add a new gateway. We will connect our multichannel gateway with RAK833 SPI / USB to The Thing Network platform….

Review Module ESP8266 with 4 Relay & Node-RED from ICStation.com

I have seen a large number of applications of ESP8266 modules controlled loads using Reles, it would take time to really design from scratch, so thanks to ICStation.com I have received an ESP8266 module with 4 outputs to Relay. ICStation.com ESP8266 WIFI 4-Channel Relay   ESP8266-01 and N76E003AT20 It uses an ESP8266-01 module additionally uses…

Install drivers and (UDP Packet Forwarder) Raspberry Pi with Gateway RAK833 Version USB / SPI LoRaWAN # 5

In previous tutorials we reviewed our Gateway using the RAK833, the Radio module created by RAKWireless, adding a Raspberry Pi we can create a professional and functional gateway for our LoRaWAN implementations. Important: This tutorial is only focused on the RAK833 that have USB and SPI communication, for the SPI version another driver and another…