Michael Lunzer
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LunzPi Raspberry Pi Alarm Clock

I created an alarm clock which gets me out of bed as pleasantly as possible. It wakes me up to a Spotify playlist & controls a BT light bulb

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LunzPi Raspberry Pi Alarm Clock

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
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Adafruit 16x32 led matrix screen
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Adafruit RGB Matrix HAT + RTC for Raspberry Pi - Mini Kit
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Photo resistor
Photo resistor
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Adafruit Panel Mount 2.1mm DC barrel jack
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Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
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Adafruit 5V 2A (2000mA) switching power supply - UL Listed
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Copper Plate (Cut to Size)
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Hand tools and fabrication machines

Table Saw

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Custom parts and enclosures

Autodesk Fusion 360 CAD Model

I used this as the plans to cut the wood pieces in my dad's shop. Ideally, I wanted to CNC machine the pieces, but initial quotes were $300-$500 for one.

Schematics

LunzPi Alarm Clock Schematic

This is required for the Capacitive Touch Buttons, GPIO expander, and light sensor.
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Code

LunzPi Alarm Clock Repo

clone this to your raspberry pi. I configured Supervisord to run the clock python script on boot. Also, it recovers in the event the app crashes.

Credits

Michael Lunzer

Michael Lunzer

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Contact
Thanks to Jeffkub and Tony DiCola.

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