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IKEA Lamp controlled from an Android phone

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27th January 2012, 07:58 AM   |  #11  
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GReat Work, is it your Work? Know you, how much "channels" could be controlled?
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31st January 2012, 06:53 PM   |  #12  
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you can use arduino.
1st February 2012, 11:51 PM   |  #13  
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This post is about a simple idea: take a cheap 3 colours Ikea night lamp, hack it by replacing its original MCU and adding a cheap serial bluetooth device and then write a simple Android app to control the lamp remotely from your phone !

This is just the beginning, imagine the possibilities once the phone has direct control over the colours and their respective intensities. You can make it light up in sync with some music, you can make it change colours depending on some e-mails you receive or your Facebook status, etc. ...

You can find more details as well as the code, on the original blog post (I know I'm not allowed yet to post external links, but it's definitely not spam and I can't really just copy and past all the stuff and code examples from that blog here...):

trandi.wordpress.com/2012/01/13/spoka-night-light-controlled-from-and-android-phone/


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This is awesome. Definitely giving this a try on payday.
2nd February 2012, 01:02 PM   |  #14  
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That's cool
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do you have a video demo?
6th February 2012, 07:15 AM   |  #16  
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Do u have any results? It's interesting!
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Awesome idea, makes a nice little project. Thanks for the post.
7th February 2012, 06:42 AM   |  #19  
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could you use the same concept to trigger a relay on a power outlet, to do some home automation/bluetooth control?
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cool!! Thx

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