Retro-Fit a Google Home Mini

Give your digital assistant some analogue style by retro-fitting it into an old cassette player or radio!In this Instructable I’ll take you through installing a new-spec Google Home Mini into an old-tech cassette player from the 1980s. Why would you want to do such a thing? Well it gives your home m…By: MisterM Continue Reading(…)


Retrofit BLE Control to High Power Loads – No Extra Wiring Required

This instructable covers BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) control of an existing load in the range 10W to 1000W. The power is remotely switch from your Android Mobile via pfodApp. No extra wiring is required, just add the BLE control circuit to the existing switch. Often when retrofitting home automation …By: drmpf Continue Reading » Instructables:(…)


Remote Controlled Light Switch — Retrofit. Light Switch Still Works, No Extra Writing.

This instructable covers retro-fittng an existing light switch with a BLE Remote Control to be controlled from your Android Mobile, via pfodApp. No extra wiring is required and the existing wall switch continues to work. The particular example here is for an Australia 240VAC light switch but the cir…By: drmpf Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring(…)


Retrofit Any Planter With Hydroponic Watering System

Convert any existing planter into a hydroponic planter using a peristaltic pump and DC motor! What you will need:Planter pot with enough depth to store water at it’s base (needs to be water tight, no drain holes)Net cupHydroponic medium (in this example, expanded clay pellets)Peristaltic pump DC mot…By: DanielleTrofe Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring –(…)