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.

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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Thanks to Jeffkub and Tony DiCola.

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